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Why Oklahoma Catcher Kinzie Hansen is on a ‘Mission’ After Making Her Season Debut

Kinzie Hansen showed no signs of rust this past weekend, slotting right back into the lineup after complications with her appendix held her out of OU’s first nine games.

Ryan Chapman.

Oklahoma got a boost this past weekend at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic.

Kinzie Hansen, OU’s 2021 NFCA Second Team All-American and a selection for the 2022 USA Softball Women’s National team, returned to the lineup after missing the opening two weekends of the season due to what she classified as a “mishap with (her) appendix.”

Despite the setback, Hansen looked right at home. Across the five-game slate, she combined to hit 4-for-13 with nine RBIs, including a pair of home runs in the Sooners’ 14-0 drubbing of then-No. 1 UCLA.  Click here to read more.