OU's Giselle Juarez Drafted Second in Athletes Unlimited Draft

The Sooner senior became the 36th player drafted in program history on Monday night
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Giselle Juarez has officially been drafted.

The redshirt senior pitcher was selected with the second overall pick in the Athletes Unlimited Softball College Draft on Monday evening.

If she elects to join the league, she will join former Sooners Shelby Pendley, Sydney Romero and Caleigh Clifton in the second season of the Athletes Unlimited league.

With her selection on Monday night, Juarez become the 36th player drafted by a professional softball league in program history.

Recovering from bicep surgery this season, Juarez has posted a record of 15-1, striking out 108 batters while issuing just 14 walks.

The two-time NFCA First Team All-American helped lead the Sooners to their ninth straight Big 12 regular season title this past weekend, appearing in two games against Oklahoma State.

Juarez ranks top 1- in program history for opponent batting average, strikeouts per seven innings pitched and walks per seven innings.

The senior will still have plenty to play for as Oklahoma’s postseason march begins this weekend in the Big 12 Tournament.

Oklahoma’s two pool play games will take place this Friday from the USA Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City. OU’s first game Friday will be against the Baylor Bears at 2 p.m., and then the Sooners will face the Texas Tech Red Raiders at 7:30 p.m.

If victorious in those two games, the Sooners will earn a berth in the Big 12 Championship game on Saturday at 3 p.m.