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Oklahoma SS Grace Lyons Lands Another Big 12 Honor

The Sooners’ captain and three-time conference defensive player of the year takes home one last award after winning her third straight national championship.

Oklahoma shortstop Grace Lyons landed one more award on Wednesday.

The Sooners’ outgoing senior, who guided her squad to three straight national championships, is the Big 12 Conference Softball Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The league announced its spring honors in a press release.

Lyons, from Peoria, IL, became the heart and soul of this year’s team as she was elevated to captain and helped steer the Sooners to a 61-1 record, the best in NCAA softball history. The Sooners became just the second team in NCAA history to repeat with a third consecutive title.

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