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T-26--Turiya Coleman C/UT… Impact Gold -- Mata
Coleman, or "T" as college coaches have nicknamed her, is one of the best all-around athletes in the Hot 100. She's a true left-handed triple threat at the plate and can hit with power, slap or drop a bunt like a lead-off hitter--and all of this as a catcher. At 5-foot-8, Coleman averaged 30 points per game in basketball and on the field uses her quick, explosive first step to run a 2.75 home-to-first. She's not just an elite athlete, the Texan has great backstop skills as well and in catching gear has registered a 1.7 pop time. Her physical skills and softball tools, which include being able to hit with power and play the small game, have led to her taking campus visits to Oklahoma, Houston and Texas Tech with Texas, Texas A&M and Lamar also in the picture.

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 So, er have a left-handed catcher and a left-handed shortstop.

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sybarite wrote:
 So, er have a left-handed catcher and a left-handed shortstop.


She is a left handed hitter but she throws right handed.

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New commitment. Emmy Guthrie P:

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10101977297547211&set=a.576219869151.2114299.55008761&type=3&theater


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256 Emmy Guthrie P Oklahoma Force

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Sorry if this a re-post but here is an article from last November

Rising Star: 2021 Emmy Guthrie Commits To The Oklahoma Dynasty

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13 | Alexx Waitman, SS | Athletics Mercado (Oklahoma)
Shortstop Alex Waitman had a terrific freshman campaign at Crossings Christian High School batting .720 with 19 doubles, 7 home runs, 8 triples, and 30 stolen bases. The starting shortstop for Athletics Mercado 16U was instrumental in leading them back to a PGF Premier title game. Waitman batted third for Mercado and she's projected to be a Nicole Pendley-type hitter. Before committing to Oklahoma, Waitman was being recruited by some of the top Power Five schools as an eighth grader. She moves up to the Athletics Mercado/Tidd 18U squad.

12 | Turiya Coleman, C/UT | Impact Gold National - Jackson (Oklahoma)
A natural righty turned slapper, and lefty power hitter, Turiya is one of the most dynamic three-hole hitters in the country. Within one year of switching from righty to lefty, Coleman was rocking the ball out of the park. This summer Coleman batted .547 with 42 RBI, 7 home runs and 21 stolen bases. Her athleticism is off the charts blending speed, power, and the ability to adjust at a freakish rate. The opposing defense has a difficult time defending Coleman because she can drag bunt, slap, or go yard depending on their positioning. Behind the plate, she's been clocked at 76 mph overhand speed with a 1.55 pop time. She was named 1st Team All-District.
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53 | Emmy Guthrie, P/OF | Tulsa Elite (Oklahoma)
Guthrie is one of the most underrated spinners in the 2021 class. She won't blow the ball by hitters but she will deceive them spinning the ball on a horizontal plane and then going upstairs with her rise ball for the swing and miss. Guthrie led her Lone Grove High School team to a runner-up finish at state recording 266 strikeouts in 163 innings of work. As a freshman, she held a 1.10 ERA and was named District Pitcher of the Year and LCC Pitcher of the Year. The Oklahoma-commit can also swing the bat holding a .340 batting average

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So Guthrie moves all the way up from 256 to 53. Waitman moved down from from 5 to 13. Coleman moved up from 26 to 12. Still waiting on Lilio who was #1 last time.

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79 | Drew Riddle, P/3B | Tulsa Elite (Tulsa)
Riddle has been a catalyst on the Elite 14U Prospects team, one of the top squads in its age division, and has been competing and winning against 16U and even 18U talent for the last year or two. She's a big home run threat from the left side and started getting a lot of Power Five conference attention for her ability to crush the ball in showcases last fall. As well as being a promising hitter and corner infield prospect, Riddle is also getting attention as an upcoming pitcher who consistently throws in the upper 50s and is one of the fastest-rising prospects in Jeff Filali's Tulsa Elite organization. Said one scout, "Her versatility and ability to play at a high level in the circle and at the plate will make her one of the top prospects to watch this summer at key events like Top Gun, Boulder, USA Elite Select, and PGF Nationals." Lefty with lots of HR power, righty pitcher and solid 3B.

73 | Ashlyn Wachtendorf, OF/MIF | Centex Buzz Gold (Baylor)
Centex Buzz Gold took home the USFA Championship and Baylor-commit Wachtendorf was a huge component to their offense. She held a .519 batting average with a .678 on-base percentage. Not only a force in the box, she posed a major threat on the bases swiping 31 stolen bases and touched home plate 32 times. Centex Buzz finished in the top 10 at the USA Nationals and placed 3rd at the Texas Gold Cup. High School ball was no different. She was named High School District Newcomer of the Year and 1st Team All-District. One Big 12 coach said, “No one will outwork that kid, she's a true leader on the field.”

T70 | Tatum Sparks, C/OF | Tulsa Elite (Oklahoma State)
You would be hardpressed to find another softball players as athletic as Tatum Sparks. Every coach we spoke with talked about how dynamic and versatile Sparks is on the field. It's no surprise that this tri-sport athlete can play every position on the field except for pitcher. In 2017, Sparks made second team Oklahoma Big All-City team as one of the top sluggers on her Shawnee High School team. Sparks is a key component of what could be Oklahoma State's best recruiting class under Kenny Gajewski.

T65 | Toni McInnis, MIF/OF | Texas Glory - Naudin (Kansas)
With her 5-foot-10 frame, McInnis is a Texas favorite for most coaches. Long and lanky, McInnis can play middle or outfield depending on the needs of the team. A solid lefty hitter, she batted .405, with 19 RBI, 7 doubles, 4 triples, and 1 home run. McInnis' offensive efforts propelled Texas Glory Naudin to a 1st place finish at Top Gun and a 2nd place finish at the Tulsa Elite Invitational.

T60 | Kaylee Lyon, MIF | Gametime Stars 2021 Gold (Texas Tech)
Lyon's big-time swing comes with big-time numbers. Over the summer, she cranked out 11 home runs with 75 RBi. Lyon's RBI production was the highest on the team with an OPS of 1.208 and a .730 slugging percentage. Her success at the plate contributed to Gametime Stars 2021 Gold team's top 20 finishes at Triple Crown Sparkler and USA Elite Select WFC, and a 3rd place finish at USA JO Cup. Over half of her hits were extra-base hits. "She is a complete player who hits for power and average," her coach said. "She has good speed and a high softball IQ".

T53 | Emmy Guthrie, P/OF | Tulsa Elite (Oklahoma)
Guthrie is one of the most underrated spinners in the 2021 class. She won't blow the ball by hitters but she will deceive them spinning the ball on a horizontal plane and then going upstairs with her rise ball for the swing and miss. Guthrie led her Lone Grove High School team to a runner-up finish at state recording 266 strikeouts in 163 innings of work. As a freshman, she held a 1.10 ERA and was named District Pitcher of the Year and LCC Pitcher of the Year. The Oklahoma-commit can also swing the bat holding a .340 batting average.

51 | Maggie Herdejergen, C | Texas Bombers (Oklahoma State)
One of the premier hitters out of the 2021 class is Oklahoma State-commit Maggie Herdejurgen. She's not the fastest player in her class, nor does she have to be when she crushes the ball over the fence. Over the summer, she launched 12 home runs to all fields with authority. High School was no different for the Crosby slugger who had 44 RBI in 31 games played with 9 doubles, 4 triples, and 13 home runs. Hedejurgen also hits for high average batting .468 with a .523 on-base percentage, 1.177 slugging percentage, and 1.700 ops. Behind the plate, she has a canon and a .991 fielding percentage.

T44 | Erna Carlin, P | Diamond Sports Hotshots (Texas Tech)
Carlin had an outstanding freshman campaign as she led Waller High School to the playoffs recording 236 strikeouts. The 2018 20-5A District Newcomer of the Year was not only stellar in high school, she battled all summer on Diamond Sports Hotshots Falterman. Striking out 95 batters in 75 innings, Carlin held an ERA of 1.39. She also pitched the championship game of the USA Elite World Fastpitch Championship throwing a complete game giving up just four hits against the OC Batbusters K. Stith. Carlin also helped the Hotshots to a top 10 finish at the 14U PGF Premier Nationals striking out 36 batters in 36 innings of work recording a 0.38 ERA. Winning is not just a phenomenon for Carlin in 2018, she's been doing it since 12U as the ace for Impact Gold, the PGF 12U Premier National Championship team. One of the best hurlers in the Southwest, Carlin's levers, stats, wins, and her mental game puts her in the upper echelon of pitchers in Texas and nationally. She has consistently thrown in the 59-61 mph range with deceptive movement and continued her hot streak in the fall as she struck out 82 in 51 innings. One rival club coach said, "Erna won PGF and is still smoking." She's also a consistent home run threat at the plate with her plus power and has received interest from Big 12, SEC, and Pac-12 programs.

34 | Demi Elder, MIF | Aces Express Futures (Texas Tech)
Elder is a dynamic speed and power combo player for the Aces Express. Fast, athletic, and savvy Elder is electric on the field on both offense and defense. This summer she batted .550 with 30 RBI, 8 home runs and 29 stolen bases. She was named Newcomer of the Year for Clear Springs High School. Her all-around game helped Aces Express Futures to a 3rd place finish at the Colorado Triple Crown Fireworks tournament. Batting from the left side and holding down the middle, Elder is a 5-tool athlete every team would love to have on their roster.

T33 | Kaci West, P/IF | Diamond Sports Hotshots - Dumezich (Baylor)
You can't argue with numbers, wins, championships, and accolades, when it comes to Kaci West, she gets the job done. Ranked #41 last year, West was on a mission in 2018 sweeping all All-State awards, winning the State Championship for Liberty High School, and taking home the 4A State MVP. This athletic pitcher has played nearly every position on the field and made Baylor her choice in the summer of 2017. The long-time Dirt Diva made a huge splash last season guiding the Divas to a PGF 14U Premier National Championship. For the Divas, this summer, West hit .328 and pitched 54 innings with a 1.38 ERA.

26 | Annabelle Widra, P/MIF | Birmingham Thunderbolts 02 (Oklahoma State)
Pitcher, switch-hitter, shortstop, speedster, beast. Anabelle Widra is all of those things. Named All-Metro Player of the Year, MVP, 1st Team All-Super State, 2nd Team All-American, Widra held a 1.985 ERA with 294 strikeouts while holding a .453 batting average with 29 RBI, 2 home runs, and 38 stolen bases. Offensively, she mostly slaps but can switch to the right side and hit for power. On the mound, she throws in the 62-62 mph range averaging 10.8 strikeouts per 7 innings in club and set a Spain Park single-season record tossing 10 shutouts and a no-hitter. On the bases, she runs a 2.6 from home to first and racks up the stolen bases. When she's not pitching she plays short with serious range and game savvy. Widra picked Oklahoma State over Michigan and several SEC schools.

T23 | Angelina Allen, 1B | Corona Angels - Slye (Iowa State)
Allen is an RBI machine. The lefty slugger batted .550 during PGF and .653 during high school. At Woodcrest, Allen roped in 41 RBI in 24 games with 12 doubles, 3 triples, and 7 home runs. He on-base percentage was .708 with a slugging percentage of 1.173 and an OPS of 1.881. The Iowa State-commit was a game changer on offense for the Corona Angels who took 1st place at PGF 14U Premier Nationals and IDT Boulder.

13 | Alexx Waitman, SS | Athletics Mercado (Oklahoma)
Shortstop Alex Waitman had a terrific freshman campaign at Crossings Christian High School batting .720 with 19 doubles, 7 home runs, 8 triples, and 30 stolen bases. The starting shortstop for Athletics Mercado 16U was instrumental in leading them back to a PGF Premier title game. Waitman batted third for Mercado and she's projected to be a Nicole Pendley-type hitter. Before committing to Oklahoma, Waitman was being recruited by some of the top Power Five schools as an eighth grader. She moves up to the Athletics Mercado/Tidd 18U squad.

12 | Turiya Coleman, C/UT | Impact Gold National - Jackson (Oklahoma)
A natural righty turned slapper, and lefty power hitter, Turiya is one of the most dynamic three-hole hitters in the country. Within one year of switching from righty to lefty, Coleman was rocking the ball out of the park. This summer Coleman batted .547 with 42 RBI, 7 home runs and 21 stolen bases. Her athleticism is off the charts blending speed, power, and the ability to adjust at a freakish rate. The opposing defense has a difficult time defending Coleman because she can drag bunt, slap, or go yard depending on their positioning. Behind the plate, she's been clocked at 76 mph overhand speed with a 1.55 pop time. She was named 1st Team All-District.

T10 | Brianna Evans, MIF/OF | Texas Glory - Naudin (Oklahoma State)
Did you know that Brianna Evans is a softball stud, track star, weightlifter, and band soloist? At Red Oak High School, Evans was named Athlete of the Year, District Newcomer of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year, and 1st Team All-District. Last year, we questioned whether Evans could play shortstop at the DI level and she convinced us and many others that she's more than capable. She's got the speed, the range, and the arm to get the job done up the middle or in the outfield. Batting from the left side, Evans can bunt, slap, or hit away. Once she's on the bases, Evans' speed poses a major threat to steal, create chaos, and score runs. Her performance over the summer is instrumental in guiding Texas Glory Naudin to a runner-up finish at the Tulsa Elite Invite and 1st place finish at the North Texas Shootout. Before committing to Oklahoma State, Evans was being recruited heavily by SEC and Big 12 schools.

7 | Tatum Clopton, P | DeMarini Aces (Oklahoma State)
Oklahoma State-commit, Clopton climbed up the rankings as one of the best pitchers in the nation after a very successful summer beating top-ranked teams and winning the state title for Free State High School. Not afraid to show emotion on the mound, Clopton deals her swing and miss pitches with confidence. Her pitch deception lies in her ability to throw the ball in the zone breaking plane vertically or horizontally. Clopton's pitching chops were passed down from her mother, Sarah (Workman) Clopton who was the ace at Kansas leading the staff in strikeouts, shutouts in the 90s. She was also named team MVP and All-Big 12 First Team. Clopton's maturity on the mound is evident gathering from a recent interview after the state title, “There was a point in the game where I told myself I need to focus. I knew I was tired,” Clopton said. “Every pitch is going to take something out of you, and you need to make sure it’s the best pitch you can make.” During PGF Nationals, she threw 35 innings with 68 strikeouts with a .589 ERA. When she suits up for OSU, she will be ready.

4 | Quincee Lilio, UT | Athletics Mercado/Smith (Oklahoma)
"Q" is the quintessential utility player who can play every position on the field with precision. She jumped to the 18U Athletics Mercado team maturing and adapting to the level of play around her. By amping up her strength training, Lilio saw all of her power numbers go up in home runs, doubles, and triples. She's driving the ball farther with her power slap and stand-ins. As the starting shortstop for Great Oak High School, she batted .455 with 10 doubles, 3 triples and turned it up in CIF playoffs batting .545. She was named to the All-League following the season. Lilio has been playing up her entire softball career and has the IQ and ability to play under pressure under wraps

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Interesting that Oklahoma State had 5 of the top 79 players. Their recruiting is on the upswing.

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Coach G has done a great job of establishing connections in the midwest where softball has become a very hot sport.

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Kinsey Fielder who was #1 this time is a Missouri commit but coach has changed and she's not able to contact new coach with the rules. She has some recent OU follows and followers. Maybe a connection there.

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OU gets the commit of pitcher Jordyn Bahl.
https://www.omaha.com/neprepzone/softball/papillion-la-vista-softball-s-jordyn-bahl-announces-commitment-to/article_f6d9d3db-6d3d-59c4-9f11-734bd3d991a0.html
I believe she is ranked #18 for the 2021 class.

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Up to date commits.

Quincee Lilio, UT

Turiya Coleman, C/UT

Alexx Waitman, SS

Emmy Guthrie, P/OF

Jordyn Bahl P

Sophia Nugent C

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When you talk about OU Softball Recruiting, one of the posters that you have to mention and credit is 'cclift38'. He does a great job and I have learned about most recruits from him first by what he posts here. Thanks always to him.

The Extra Innings Softball publication is currently updating their rankings of 2021 Commitment class. These young ladies will grad in May of 2021 and enter college in Aug/Sept of 2021. They do this by releases 'ten' ranked results each day starting with 91-100, then 81-90, etc. In what might be a change, they have listed many 'ties' in their rankings. This results in 15+ players within each set of ten ranked positions. Maybe they have done that before, I am not sure.

I am tracking their rankings each day. As of last night they have release their rankings of 51-100.

Players of note that have been listed:

"From EIS"
T-97—Kendall Lundberg, C, Corona Angels - Tyson (Utah commitment)
If the Lundberg name sounds familiar, it’s because Kendall is the younger sister Kylie Lundberg who won two national titles playing for the Oklahoma Sooners. The latest softball talent has been described by one of the Angels coaches as “an amazing receiver who commands the game well and is, overall, just an excellent catcher.” Kendall was a starter on the Angels 16U team that placed 3rd last summer at PGF Nationals. She will be a three-year varsity starter at Lakewood (California) High and has a batting average of .449. Kendall, who is on Marty Tyson’s 18U team, committed to the Utes in September of 2019.

At one time, I think the younger Lundberg was hoping to play at OU. In this class of players OU has recruited Turiya Coleman and Sophia Nugent which doesn't leave too much room for a third catcher. But it is very nice to see Kendall play college softball somewhere.

(In the fall, Kylie was manning the ticket booth for most of the games. If you see her this spring and summer, say hello to one of our Sooners.)

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I did not see or recognize any other players with local significance in the rest of the rankings from 61-100. (If I missed anyone, please add that info.)

In the 51-60 grouping, Emmy Guthrie was ranked.

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T-51—Emmy Guthrie, P/OF, Texas Glory (Oklahoma)
Emmy is known for her spins and movement on her pitches as she utilizes a curve, screw and a good change-up. Versatile in that she can play the outfield and hit as well, she led the Birmingham Bolts team she was on last summer to the third round of the PGF Nationals and didn’t give up an earned run in 11 innings. As a sophomore in 2018, Emmy helped her Lone Grove (Oklahoma) High team to a 2nd place finish in the 4A State playoffs and this past fall made it to the 4A state quarterfinals. She was named the 4A-2 Pitcher of the Year after going 21-3 with 293 K’s versus 33 walks and allowing just eight earned runs all year. Offensively, she hit .405 with a .510 on-base percentage. Emmy committed to the home-state Sooners in November of 2017.

The low 50's ranking is consistent with her previous rankings I have seen which indicates she is continuing to excel.

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I will report on the following remaining commitments as they are announced next week Mon - Fri.

- Quincee Lilio, UT (usually Top 10)

- Turiya Coleman, C/UT (usually Top 15)

- Alexx Waitman, SS (usually Top 15)

- Jordyn Bahl P (usually Top 25, but expected to rise)

- Sophia Nugent C (has been ranked previously but expected to rise significantly)

Boomer Sooner!

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This class has not been talked about enough. With the talent the 20 class is bringing in I think we've probably unjustly ignored the 21 class. With a couple of late additions this class has really rounded out. There is a bit of everything, power, speed, athleticism, and pitching.

The crown jewel of the class is considered Lilio. She's a consensus top 10 player everywhere and has been as high as #1. Described as having a high softball IQ, she's a speedy slap hitter that can play the outfield or 2nd base. I project her as an outfielder with the number of infielders coming in. Imagine a future outfield of Boon, Lilio, and Jayda Coleman(assuming she's not in the infield). V

T. Coleman. Another great athlete that can hit for speed and power. She's a catcher/Utility. I think she'll be an outfielder for OU. Not a knock against her catching, but the catching position is loaded and with her speed and arm strength I think she can be better served in the field.

A. Waitman. Another top tier middle infielder. Another great athlete that can hit for speed and power. I've seen her compared to Nicole Pendley as a hitter. She's another player to throw in the mix of middle infield. The good thing is middle infielders are great athletes and usually are the easiest to transfer to other postions. But she could be either a 2nd baseman or short stop in waiting after Lyons graduates. I could see her and Tiare Jennings being in the the lineup at 2nd/SS in the future.

J. Bahl. This maybe my favorite late pickup from OU. If there are any question marks on out future to me its pitching. But I believe we picked up an ace type pitcher here. My favorite pitchers coming in are May, Bahl, and Geurin. I believe all 3 of these girls are aces and if all work out we have a staff to go with the surrounding talent.

S. Nugent. This was an addition that kind of came out of nowhere. I think most thought the catcher postion was pretty well stacked. But after doing some reading this isn't just an add on player. A player described of having "Lauren Chamberlain" type power is no joke. Witht a class that has a mix of speed in power she match's the pure power middle of the lineup hitter you need to knock in runs.

E. Guthrie. This is our under the radar Oklahoma girl that sometimes are a better player than the hype suggests. Actually she has went from no radar to being a mid 50's in most top 100's. In comparison Caleigh Clifton was not in the top 100 when she came in. We will need capable pitchers with the talent coming in so you want players like this work out so you aren't hitting the transfer portal.

OU's 2019-22 classes actually project better on paper than what OU has been putting out. But what you can't project is heart. That's what they will need to hold up the success of past squads. But if the heart match's talent, the talent base is scary good.

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2021 Extra Elite 100 Profile: Jordyn Bahl… “I Have a Greater Purpose Than Just Softball”
Class of 2021, Jordyn Bahl, Nebraska Thunder, Oklahoma Sooners, Papillion-La Vista, Recruiting
January 29, 2020

Jordyn Bahl is one of the best softball players in the country, but says that "in the scheme of life, softball is minor." She's pictured with her family after winning one of her two Nebraska state titles.
Native-Nebraskan Jordyn Bahl was already considered one of the top 2021 prospects in the nation heading into the PGF Nationals last summer.

But now she will climb to the upper tier of the 2021 Extra Elite 100 after leading Iowa Premier Gold to a fifth-place finish at the PGF 16U Premier Nationals and helping Papillion-La Vista High of Papillion, NE, to its second state championship in the past three years and to No. 1 in the nation in the Extra Elite Eighty Fall High School Rankings.

Bahl went an amazing 27-0 last fall (2019) to lead her high school team to a second state title. Bahl turned in a spectacular effort for the La Vista High Monarchs during their national championship run, batting .581 with 22 homers, 41 runs scored and 59 RBIs and going 27-0 with a 0.15 ERA and 299 strikeouts in 139 innings.

The future Oklahoma Sooner hopes to turn the newly-formed Nebraska Thunder Gold, which features five of her Papillion-La Vista teammates, into a national power at 18U this summer.

As successful as she had been on the field, however, Bahl points out that softball is low on the list of priorities in life, which, ironically, has actually helped the junior between the lines.

“In the past year, I learned that God didn't put me here to play softball,” she believes. “I have a greater purpose than that, as does everyone else.”

2021 EXTRA ELITE 100 CANDIDATE Q&A
Name: Jordyn Bahl
Hometown: Papillion, NE
High School: Papillion-La Vista High of Papillion, NE
Club Team: Nebraska Thunder Gold 18U
Graduation Year: 2021
Height: 5-foot-6
Position: RHP/UT
Nickname: Jordy
Twitter: @jordynbahl
Honors: Three-time All-State; All-State team captain; 2019 Metro Coaches Player and Pitcher of the year; 2018 Metro Coaches Pitcher of the Year; and 2017 Metro Coaches Freshman of the Year.
High School Highlights: NSAA Class A state champion in 2019 and 2017.

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Can you talk about your amazing run at Papillion-La Vista High that resulted in a national championship for the fall season?
In 2018, our team went undefeated up until the state championship where we lost and placed runner-up, so our mindsets were a lot different going into the 2019 season. We weren't going to let that happen again. We were out for blood. We were just a more confident team in 2019 and we trusted more in our teammates. If someone struck out or made an error, we all knew that someone would pick us up. This helped us to stay calm and collected when everything wasn't going perfectly right, whereas in the year before when things started going south, we all kind of freaked out. This season, we dominated in the mental aspect and never trailed in a game.

Tell us about your travel team/organization and how you became involved with them?
I became involved with my travel team through my high school coaches and teammates. We have a solid group of five girls that all play together on Nebraska Thunder Gold that also attend Papillion-La Vista. Then, two of my high school coaches are also the coaches of our travel team! Our first year all together was last summer and we were partnered with Iowa Premier, going by Nebraska Premier. We broke off from them, so this will be our first summer going by Nebraska Thunder Gold.

Tell us about your experience at national events this past year?
This past summer I competed with Iowa Premier at the PGF Nationals in Huntington Beach, California, and we placed fifth. That was an amazing experience. Once Bracket play hit every game was super hyped. You knew that you were going to play a pretty good team every game, so you always had to be prepared and ready to play. Probably one of the coolest things about the tournament was being a team from the Midwest.

What is something you have faced in your life that has helped you become the person that you are today?
Growing up with three brothers. Those dudes are my best friends, but there were definitely times where we toughened each other up. I was a tomboy growing up and have always been super competitive, which I attribute to growing up with them.

What’s something that people would be surprised to learn about you?
I think that people would be surprised to learn that I love the outdoors and hunting.

What have you learned about yourself in the past year?
In the past year, I learned that God didn't put me here to play softball. I have a greater purpose than that, as does everyone else. With this in mind, it has helped me gain some perspective for how small and unimportant softball really is in life, which has actually helped me take strides of improvement in my game.

Do you have a secret talent/skill?
I really like to draw horses.

Who is the most underrated player on your team?
Honestly, there are several. We are looking forward to this summer as an opportunity to put our new team on the map.

If you could have dinner with four people dead or alive, who would it be?
George Washington, Marcus Luttrell, Great Grandpa Webber and Jesus Christ.

Can you talk about the factors that led you to choose Oklahoma as your future college?
Leading up to Sept. 1, I did a lot of praying and asking God for guidance. He led me there! Everything about Oklahoma felt right from the very first phone call to the Sunday afternoon that I committed. The chemistry between players and coaches is great and they have a culture that values Christ, family, hard work and each other. Norman is within driving distance (from home) and the town is not huge and overwhelming. It actually kind of feels like Papillion besides the fact that it is a college town.

What do coaches say they like most about you and your game?
They like my calmness and competitiveness. Also, how I interact with my teammates from the circle.

What’s been the highlight of your athletic career so far?
Winning the state tournament in 2019. The feeling of celebrating with my teammates and the relief after falling short the year before was indescribable.

EXTRA INSIGHTS
What’s the scariest thing in the world? The fear of not knowing when the last time you'll see your loved ones is.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? Your purpose is not to throw a softball, Jordyn Bahl is not just a softball player and in the scheme of life softball is minor.

What's your spirit animal? Lion.
Favorite pro athlete: Sydney Romero.
Favorite Movie: "Lone Survivor."
Favorite song/artist: Jason Aldean.
Favorite actress/actor: I don't have one.
Favorite TV show: "The Office."
Favorite motto: You don't have to be perfect, you just have to compete.

--- Carlos Arias, Extra Inning Softball (Follow Carlos on Twitter @Los_Stuff)

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Seems like she can do more than just pitch. 3 homerun game, ties state record..

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=cZuXPBTRBNI

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Thanks 'cclift38' !

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Extra Innings Softball completed their release of the Top 100 Softball Players in the 2021 graduating class tonight. (These young ladies will be freshman in college in the fall of 2021). They have been releasing players by groups of ten starting at #100 for two weeks now. Tonight was the final release for the individual players. Feb 10th, Extra Innings Softball (EIS) will release the 2021 Top Recruiting Classes for D1 Softball. That news should be great for the Oklahoma Sooners!
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Oklahoma had already had one player named last Friday that was in the Top 100. She was Emmy Guthrie (T-#51). She is a RHP/OF from southern Oklahoma.

(From EIS) T-51—Emmy Guthrie, P/OF, Texas Glory (Oklahoma)
Emmy is known for her spins and movement on her pitches as she utilizes a curve, screw and a good change-up. Versatile in that she can play the outfield and hit as well, she led the Birmingham Bolts team she was on last summer to the third round of the PGF Nationals and didn’t give up an earned run in 11 innings. As a sophomore in 2018, Emmy helped her Lone Grove (Oklahoma) High team to a 2nd place finish in the 4A State playoffs and this past fall made it to the 4A state quarterfinals. She was named the 4A-2 Pitcher of the Year after going 21-3 with 293 K’s versus 33 walks and allowing just eight earned runs all year. Offensively, she hit .405 with a .510 on-base percentage. Emmy committed to the home-state Sooners in November of 2017.
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I have been watching the EIS releases this week to see where the remaining OU commits landed in the ratings. Yesterday Alexx Waitman was named the T-#12 player. Waitman is a central Oklahoma player.

(From EIS) T-12—Alexx Waitman, SS, So Cal Athletics - Richardson (Oklahoma)
Alexx played for the Athletics – Mercado/Tidd 18U team last year and will continue to travel from Oklahoma to California as she just this week made a jump to Bruce Richardson’s So Cal A’s 18U team. Last summer, she hit .400 on the club circuit and for her Crossing Christian (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) High team earned 1st Team All-District as she batted .630 with five home runs and 26 steals. A good all-around athlete, she even pitched but her future in Norman, Oklahoma sees her manning the infield. Defensively, she has a strong arm, great range and has the athleticism to play shortstop while being able to play third and second as well. Offensively, Alexx is a triple threat lefty who can do a lot of damage with her track speed (she’s qualified for the Oklahoma state track meet in several sprint and relay categories).
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Today, the final four players committed to OU were announced. All four in the Top 7 players.

(From EIS) T-7—Turiya Coleman, C/UT, Impact Gold - Jazz (Oklahoma)
Turiya was one of the stars on the Impact Gold team led by Jazz Jackson Vesely that finished in the Top 10 at Boulder IDT and PGF Nationals. Nicknamed “T,” she is a lefty slapper and power hitter who can bat anywhere in the middle of the order. A great athlete, Turiya is a two-time USSSA All-American and hits for a high average, power and can steal bases. Offensively she can slap, drag bunt or go deep and will take what the defense gives her. When not playing for the Impact Gold, Turiya helped her Houston Astros RBI team win the 2019 Girls Softball RBI World Series and in the championship game hit a three-run, inside-the-park homer and was named the Most Valuable Player. She committed to OU in August of 2017 over several other offers from Big 12 and SEC schools.

(From EIS) T-5—Quincee Lilio, 2B/OF, Athletics - Mercado/Smith (Oklahoma)
Quincee is the ultimate all-round player who’s a winner and has captured titles at every level she’s competed in. “Q,” to her coaches and teammates, was part of the 18U team that won PGF Nationals last year, was on the A’s team that took 2nd at 16U and on others that won PGF at 14U and 12U while taking 2nd at 10U. Quincee can play just about any position and can bat leadoff or in the 2-hole. She is a 5-tool player with great instincts and an excellent bat. Playing for Great Oak (Temecula, California) High, which is coached by her club coach, Dave Mercado, Quincee hit .600 last year and helped her team win league and make the DI CIF Championship game. She has all the tools, including good speed, and intangibles to continue her success at the next level too. One college coach said last year, “Quincee has the skills, the heart and the head (intelligence) to be an All-American at OU.”

(From EIS) T-3—Sophia Nugent, C/3B, Firecrackers - Rico/Weil (Oklahoma)
Sophia has flown under the radar until the last year or two because she played for a local club team, but once Firecracker coaches started to watch her, they saw one of the top power hitters not just in So Cal, but in the nation. This past fall, Sophia was unbelievably prolific in hitting monster home runs, using her relaxed but explosive bat to hit balls 250 feet and more over the fences. One top coach said, “Sophia has a chance to put up Lauren Chamberlain-type numbers,” an interesting comparison as the all-time home run hitter played for the Firecrackers before going on to greatness at Oklahoma. Sophia isn’t a one-trick pony: she hit .511 I the fall of 2018 for the Firecrackers and as a freshman at Los Alamitos (California) High play for Rob Weil, her Firecracker coach also, she hit .419 with eight home runs and was an Underclass All-American. As a sophomore, she led her team in home runs and RBIs and committed only one error all season. Sophia committed to the Sooners in October of 2019.

(From EIS) 1—Jordyn Bahl, P, Nebraska Thunder (Oklahoma)
Jordyn is the #1 player in the 2021 Extra Elite 100 and what’s helped her to the top has been an unusual approach: she internalized the idea that she’s not just a softball player and, in her words, “in the scheme of life, softball is minor.” Being able to relax and put things in perspective, has seen Jordy’s already incredible play skyrocket to another level.

“The difference in her over the last year,” says Thunder and Papillion-La Vista (Papillion, Nebraska) assistant coach Dan Johnston, “is that Jordyn’s improved mentally and physically. As she’s let go more and put things in perspective, she’s improved to a whole other level.” That level included her having a great club summer with a .401 batting average, 25 home runs, 71 RBIs, 55 runs scored and a stellar 41-1 record in the circle with a 0.43 ERA.

And at the high school level, her Monarchs team never even trailed during the high school season as Papillion-La Vista went 36-0 to finish #1 in the Extra Elite 25 Fall Season National Rankings. Jordyn couldn’t have done much better statistically: she went 27-0 with a 0.15 ERA and helped her own cause by batting .581, 22 home runs with 59 RBIs and 41 runs scored.

What was the key to her success against practically everyone?
Jordyn throws in the 67-68 mph range consistently with a rise-ball and drop that are tough enough, but mix in a change-up that is top-notch and she gets a lot of swing-and-misses. Johnston, who works with Jordyn on her hitting, says she’s “learned how to use the athleticism in her legs while keeping her hands up high when batting.”

The Nebraska native committed two years ago to the instate Nebraska Cornhuskers but reopened her recruiting last summer and drew dozens of college coaches to her games in high-profile events like PGF Nationals. The fortunate recruiting sweepstakes winner was the Univ. of Oklahoma; Jordyn committed in September and said her faith in God helped her make the decision. “Leading up to Sept. 1, I did a lot of praying and asking God for guidance. He led me there! Everything about Oklahoma felt right from the very first phone call to the Sunday afternoon that I committed.”

It’s a great class and Jordyn herself, when told she was #1, said on Friday: “I think that there’s a lot of great players out there, so I don’t know if I was really expecting it… so thank you!” She might not have been expecting it, but the dozens of college and club scouts and coaches we talked to won’t be surprised as the phrase we kept hearing over and over (or some variation like it) was, “I don’t know if there’s anyone better out there… she’s pretty special.”
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This is another great class in a line of great classes for the Sooners! For the Sooners to have 5 players in the Top 12 ratings has to land the Sooners the #1 class in 2021. No other D1 team has more than 2 players by my count.

Boomer Sooners!

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Wow. By the those rankings the class might surpass the 20 class. Even though I consider Jayda Coleman basically an Adrian Peterson type get. But Bahl maybe also when you look at her numbers they are insane. 27-0 .15 ERA(this is the most impressive). And she just happened to hit 22 home runs.

Bahl and Nugent really skyrocketed in the rankings. So in a nutshell OU has the #1, 3, 5, 7 12, and 51 ranked players. 5 of the top 12. 3 of the top 5. Anyway you slice it pretty impressive.

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The team that the Sooners could potentially have on the field in the fall of 2021 is getting tremendously impressive.

C Nugent (FR) with Hansen (JR) and Koeltzow (SR) as backup.
1B Hansen (JR) with Puni (SO) as backup.
2B Lillo (FR) with Donihoo (JR) as backup
SS Lyons (SR) with Waitman (FR) as backup.
3B Jennings (SO) with Knight (SO) as backup.
LF T Coleman (FR) with Pogue (SO) as backup.
CF J Coleman (SO) with Boone (SO) as backup.
RF Green (SR) with A Flores (SO) as backup.
DP Puni (SO) with May (SO) or Bahl (FR) as backup.

Pitchers
#1's - May (SO), Bahl (FR)
#2's - McAdoo (JR), Vestal (Red-JR), Thiede (JR)
#3's - Rains (JR), Guthrie (FR)

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Does Extra Innings have the team rankings? Be interested to see a top 10.

That team is so loaded you could probably make a top 15ish team with the 2nd team.

5 players that have been ranked #1 in the hot 100 at one time, Bahl, Vestal, Hansen, J. Coleman, and Lilio.

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Yes, the recruiting class rankings are to be released Feb 10th.

As to the #1 players, EIS had this listing in theri articles within the last two weeks. Per this info, Lopez and Snow can be added to this list. I had read about Snow being a former #1, but I did not know about Lopez. (I wish she was still in Crimson this year.)

From 2016 - 2021, OU has a #1 player listed. I:n 2021, they have two. Coach Gasso has to get to work on 2022, 2023 and 2023....ha!

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TOP-RATED PROSPECTS IN THEIR CLASSES:
2014: 3B Jenna Lilley (Beverly Bandits, Oregon)

2015: OF Amanda Lorenz (OC Batbusters, Florida)

2016: P Miranda Elish (Beverly Bandits, Oregon/Texas); P Mariah Lopez (OC Batbusters, Oklahoma/Arizona)

2017: SS Briana Perez (OC Batbusters, UCLA); IF/OF Taylon Snow (OC Batbusters, Auburn/Oklahoma)

2018: P Megan Faraimo (Corona Angels, UCLA); P Brooke Vestal (Firecrackers-Rico, Oklahoma)

2019: P/IF Kelley Lynch (Georgia Impact-Lewis, Washington); P Alexis Kilfoyl (East Cobb Bullets,
Alabama); C Kinzie Hansen (A’s-Mercado/OC Batbusters, Oklahoma)

2020: IF/OF Jayda Coleman (Texas Glory-Naudin, Oklahoma)

2021: IF Rylee Holtorf (Arizona Storm-Mathis/Holtorf, Washington); IF/OF Quincee Lilio (A’s-Mercado, Oklahoma); P, Jordyn Bahl, Nebraska Thunder (Oklahoma)

2022: Samantha Roe, C/MIF, Birmingham Thunderbolts 04 - Flannery (Florida); IF Jordan Woolery (Sorcerer Old Skool, UCLA)

2023: Mia Williams, SS/3B, Tennessee Mojo – Fisher (Florida)

2024: Macey Cintron, P, Atlanta Vipers - Tamborra (uncommitted)

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The team that the Sooners could potentially have on the field in the fall of 2021 is getting tremendously impressive.

C Nugent (FR) with Hansen (JR) and Koeltzow (SR) as backup.
1B Hansen (JR) with Puni (SO) as backup.
2B Lillo (FR) with Donihoo (JR) as backup
SS Lyons (SR) with Waitman (FR) as backup.
3B Jennings (SO) with Knight (SO) as backup.
LF T Coleman (FR) with Pogue (SO) as backup.
CF J Coleman (SO) with Boone (SO) as backup.
RF Green (SR) with A Flores (SO) as backup.
DP Puni (SO) with May (SO) or Bahl (FR) as backup.

Pitchers
#1's - May (SO), Bahl (FR)
#2's - McAdoo (JR), Vestal (Red-JR), Thiede (JR)
#3's - Rains (JR), Guthrie (FR)


To my knowledge 2020 Zaida Puni has not yet signed with OU. Anyone know what’s going on with this?

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To my knowledge 2020 Zaida Puni has not yet signed with OU. Anyone know what’s going on with this?



The belief is that she will sign on the 'normal' signing date with Oklahoma. (I do not know when that date is.) She seems to be still very committed to the Sooners. She was just unable to sign with the Sooners on the early signing date.

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I think that the way letter of intents work for softball was that the first day to sign was Nov 13, 2019 and a player can sign until Aug 1, 2020.

I haven't heard anything in regards to Puni.

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Extra Innings Softball completed their release of the Top 100 Softball Players in the 2021 graduating class tonight. (These young ladies will be freshman in college in the fall of 2021). They have been releasing players by groups of ten starting at #100 for two weeks now. Tonight was the final release for the individual players. Feb 10th, Extra Innings Softball (EIS) will release the 2021 Top Recruiting Classes for D1 Softball. That news should be great for the Oklahoma Sooners!
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Oklahoma had already had one player named last Friday that was in the Top 100. She was Emmy Guthrie (T-#51). She is a RHP/OF from southern Oklahoma.

(From EIS) T-51—Emmy Guthrie, P/OF, Texas Glory (Oklahoma)
Emmy is known for her spins and movement on her pitches as she utilizes a curve, screw and a good change-up. Versatile in that she can play the outfield and hit as well, she led the Birmingham Bolts team she was on last summer to the third round of the PGF Nationals and didn’t give up an earned run in 11 innings. As a sophomore in 2018, Emmy helped her Lone Grove (Oklahoma) High team to a 2nd place finish in the 4A State playoffs and this past fall made it to the 4A state quarterfinals. She was named the 4A-2 Pitcher of the Year after going 21-3 with 293 K’s versus 33 walks and allowing just eight earned runs all year. Offensively, she hit .405 with a .510 on-base percentage. Emmy committed to the home-state Sooners in November of 2017.

UPDATE: A fellow poster told me that some of the info above was not really accurate. She is a spin pitcher that throws 60-61. But he said that she did not play OF much and that she does not hit real well. She is 5'6" and a slower runner. Perhaps some of the early info about her has changed.

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I have been watching the EIS releases this week to see where the remaining OU commits landed in the ratings. Yesterday Alexx Waitman was named the T-#12 player. Waitman is a central Oklahoma player.

(From EIS) T-12—Alexx Waitman, SS, So Cal Athletics - Richardson (Oklahoma)
Alexx played for the Athletics – Mercado/Tidd 18U team last year and will continue to travel from Oklahoma to California as she just this week made a jump to Bruce Richardson’s So Cal A’s 18U team. Last summer, she hit .400 on the club circuit and for her Crossing Christian (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) High team earned 1st Team All-District as she batted .630 with five home runs and 26 steals. A good all-around athlete, she even pitched but her future in Norman, Oklahoma sees her manning the infield. Defensively, she has a strong arm, great range and has the athleticism to play shortstop while being able to play third and second as well. Offensively, Alexx is a triple threat lefty who can do a lot of damage with her track speed (she’s qualified for the Oklahoma state track meet in several sprint and relay categories).
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Today, the final four players committed to OU were announced. All four in the Top 7 players.

(From EIS) T-7—Turiya Coleman, C/UT, Impact Gold - Jazz (Oklahoma)
Turiya was one of the stars on the Impact Gold team led by Jazz Jackson Vesely that finished in the Top 10 at Boulder IDT and PGF Nationals. Nicknamed “T,” she is a lefty slapper and power hitter who can bat anywhere in the middle of the order. A great athlete, Turiya is a two-time USSSA All-American and hits for a high average, power and can steal bases. Offensively she can slap, drag bunt or go deep and will take what the defense gives her. When not playing for the Impact Gold, Turiya helped her Houston Astros RBI team win the 2019 Girls Softball RBI World Series and in the championship game hit a three-run, inside-the-park homer and was named the Most Valuable Player. She committed to OU in August of 2017 over several other offers from Big 12 and SEC schools.

(From EIS) T-5—Quincee Lilio, 2B/OF, Athletics - Mercado/Smith (Oklahoma)
Quincee is the ultimate all-round player who’s a winner and has captured titles at every level she’s competed in. “Q,” to her coaches and teammates, was part of the 18U team that won PGF Nationals last year, was on the A’s team that took 2nd at 16U and on others that won PGF at 14U and 12U while taking 2nd at 10U. Quincee can play just about any position and can bat leadoff or in the 2-hole. She is a 5-tool player with great instincts and an excellent bat. Playing for Great Oak (Temecula, California) High, which is coached by her club coach, Dave Mercado, Quincee hit .600 last year and helped her team win league and make the DI CIF Championship game. She has all the tools, including good speed, and intangibles to continue her success at the next level too. One college coach said last year, “Quincee has the skills, the heart and the head (intelligence) to be an All-American at OU.”

(From EIS) T-3—Sophia Nugent, C/3B, Firecrackers - Rico/Weil (Oklahoma)
Sophia has flown under the radar until the last year or two because she played for a local club team, but once Firecracker coaches started to watch her, they saw one of the top power hitters not just in So Cal, but in the nation. This past fall, Sophia was unbelievably prolific in hitting monster home runs, using her relaxed but explosive bat to hit balls 250 feet and more over the fences. One top coach said, “Sophia has a chance to put up Lauren Chamberlain-type numbers,” an interesting comparison as the all-time home run hitter played for the Firecrackers before going on to greatness at Oklahoma. Sophia isn’t a one-trick pony: she hit .511 I the fall of 2018 for the Firecrackers and as a freshman at Los Alamitos (California) High play for Rob Weil, her Firecracker coach also, she hit .419 with eight home runs and was an Underclass All-American. As a sophomore, she led her team in home runs and RBIs and committed only one error all season. Sophia committed to the Sooners in October of 2019.

(From EIS) 1—Jordyn Bahl, P, Nebraska Thunder (Oklahoma)
Jordyn is the #1 player in the 2021 Extra Elite 100 and what’s helped her to the top has been an unusual approach: she internalized the idea that she’s not just a softball player and, in her words, “in the scheme of life, softball is minor.” Being able to relax and put things in perspective, has seen Jordy’s already incredible play skyrocket to another level.

“The difference in her over the last year,” says Thunder and Papillion-La Vista (Papillion, Nebraska) assistant coach Dan Johnston, “is that Jordyn’s improved mentally and physically. As she’s let go more and put things in perspective, she’s improved to a whole other level.” That level included her having a great club summer with a .401 batting average, 25 home runs, 71 RBIs, 55 runs scored and a stellar 41-1 record in the circle with a 0.43 ERA.

And at the high school level, her Monarchs team never even trailed during the high school season as Papillion-La Vista went 36-0 to finish #1 in the Extra Elite 25 Fall Season National Rankings. Jordyn couldn’t have done much better statistically: she went 27-0 with a 0.15 ERA and helped her own cause by batting .581, 22 home runs with 59 RBIs and 41 runs scored.

What was the key to her success against practically everyone?
Jordyn throws in the 67-68 mph range consistently with a rise-ball and drop that are tough enough, but mix in a change-up that is top-notch and she gets a lot of swing-and-misses. Johnston, who works with Jordyn on her hitting, says she’s “learned how to use the athleticism in her legs while keeping her hands up high when batting.”

The Nebraska native committed two years ago to the instate Nebraska Cornhuskers but reopened her recruiting last summer and drew dozens of college coaches to her games in high-profile events like PGF Nationals. The fortunate recruiting sweepstakes winner was the Univ. of Oklahoma; Jordyn committed in September and said her faith in God helped her make the decision. “Leading up to Sept. 1, I did a lot of praying and asking God for guidance. He led me there! Everything about Oklahoma felt right from the very first phone call to the Sunday afternoon that I committed.”

It’s a great class and Jordyn herself, when told she was #1, said on Friday: “I think that there’s a lot of great players out there, so I don’t know if I was really expecting it… so thank you!” She might not have been expecting it, but the dozens of college and club scouts and coaches we talked to won’t be surprised as the phrase we kept hearing over and over (or some variation like it) was, “I don’t know if there’s anyone better out there… she’s pretty special.”
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This is another great class in a line of great classes for the Sooners! For the Sooners to have 5 players in the Top 12 ratings has to land the Sooners the #1 class in 2021. No other D1 team has more than 2 players by my count.

Boomer Sooners!

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