UL-Lafayette C Lexie Elkins
The senior is rounding back into shape after missing the team’s final 18 regular-season games with a hand injury. After a hitless stint in the Sun Belt tournament, Elkins was 5-for-12, drove in four runs and had a home run during the Lafayette regional.
Oklahoma LHP Paige Parker
The sophomore ace has been dominant, compiling a 31-3 record in 40 appearances. Her 1.38 ERA is 12th-best in the country, and she has struck out 235 hitters in 202.1 innings. She has walked 52, but opponents are hitting just .177 against her thus far.