Tiare Rose Jennings is a dominant player for The University of Oklahoma's softball team. She has had major success on the diamond racking up lots of accolades in the process. After accomplishing her 3rd National Championship with the Sooners in 2023, she has been named NFCA First Team All-American, WCWS All-Tournament Team, USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 10 Finalist, 2023 NFCA All-Central Region First Team, All-Big 12 First Team and Big 12 Softball Championship All-Tournament Team.
In recent years she was named 2022 USA Softball Women's National Team (Japan All-Star Series) , 2022 NFCA Unanimous First Team All-American, 2022 WCWS All-Tournament Team, 2022 All-Big 12 First Team, 2022 NFCA All-Central Region First Team and 2022 CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team. As a freshman in 2021 she was named to NFCA/Schutt Sports Division I National Freshman of the Year, USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top-10 Finalist, NFCA Unanimous First Team All-American, Big 12 Freshman of the Year, All-Big 12 First Team selection, 2021 Big 12 All-Freshman Team, 2021 NFCA All-Region First Team selection, 2021 Women’s College World Series All-Tournament Team honoree, Big 12 All-Tournament Team, NFCA National Player of the Week and Six-time Big 12 Player of the Week.
As she enters her senior season in 2024, she has already solidified her name in NCAA record books. She holds records for WCWS career RBIs (29), Set WCWS records for RBIs (15) and home runs (5), joining teammate Alo in hitting five at the 2022 WCWS. She set a WCWS single-game record for most total bases (11), and NCAA single-season freshman RBI record (92 in 2021) which ranks 10th all-time in NCAA single-season history, and holds the single-season program record of 52 extra-base hits. On top of it all, she holds the single-season program record 25 doubles in 2021, NCAA Regional single-game program-record three doubles, and is tied for program record of single-game home runs (3).
Avery Hobson is a Outfielder for The University of Washington. Avery has had a successful collegiate career and has accomplished many accolades.
She began her collegiate career at Oklahoma State University and has since transferred to Washington where she has appeared in 39 games with 20 starts, and 10-for-11 in stolen bases. Posted a .298 average with 25 runs scored and six RBI's in her Junior season debut as a Huskie.
Avery lettered in both softball and basketball all four years and two years in track at Belton High School Coached by Megan Baker. Earned all-state honors twice, conference champion in 2016, Three-time all-conference, all-district, and all-region selection. Avery was also a three-time all-tournament team selection and played travel ball for the Demarini Aces with teammate Kinsey Fiedler.
Payden Bordeau is a Junior Catcher for NC State. Payden has been a 2 year starter during her collegiate career at Georgia. She will be returning from a redshirt to continue her collegiate career at NC State for the 2024 season.Payden has been a Softball SAAC Representative in '22 and '23. She made 2023 Spring SEC Academic Honor Roll and was 2020-21 SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll As a sophomore in 2022 she made 20 starts behind the plate in 37 total appearances and threw out seven would-be base stealers.
In her 2021 freshman debut, started 43 games behind the plate as a true freshman, appearing in 47 total games. Recorded nine extra-base hits including five doubles and four home runs. She drove in 13 runs on the season, caught six runners stealing from behind the plate, and was named a member of SEC First Year Academic Honor Roll.
Sarah Willis is a pitcher/outfielder for the UCF Knights. Sarah is a transfer from Washington and has immediately become an asset and impact player for the Knights program both offensively and defensively, dominating in the AAC.
As she goes into her senior year at UCF, she is coming off of an amazing debut during her 2023 season with the knights where she earned more than a handful of honors and accolades. In 2023, Sarah was a NFCA Division I All-Region First Team Selection, Unanimous AAC Pitcher of the Year Selection, AAC First Team All-Conference Selection, AAC All-Tournament Team Selection, and AAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player Selection after appearing in all three games during the conference tournament May 11-13, throwing 17 innings and allowing 2 runs (0 ER) with 11 strikeouts. In this same season, she became the third Knights pitcher in program history to earn a selection as Wilson/NFCA National Division I Pitcher of the Week, and was also named D1Softball.com National Division I Pitcher of the Week for that period, after throwing the first seven-inning perfect game in program history followed by a seven-inning complete-game shutout vs. Houston.
She was two-time AAC Pitcher of the Week Selection, threw the first seven-inning perfect game in program history, as well as the third perfect game in program history, also marking the 22nd no-hitter in program history. She led the American Athletic Conference with 19 wins, led the Knights with 10 complete games and co-led the team with five solo shutouts. Her 0.67 ERA in conference play was the lowest mark in the AAC, and she threw a seven-inning complete game, had a season-long scoreless innings streak to 29 straight
As a freshman in 2021 at Washington, Willis was named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team.
Sarah had quite the accolades going into her freshman year at Washington. The all around player from Ontario, California was a High school All-America, Press Enterprise's Pitcher of the year, and won back-to-back Southern Selection titles at Norco High School. Sarah played club ball with the Corona Angels and also played basketball prior to college.