Homerun Queen Jocelyn Alo discusses her career

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    78 Jocelyn Alo


    • Position Utility
    • Class Redshirt Senior
    • Height 5-8
    • Custom R/R
    • Hometown Hauula, Hawaii

    Biography
    Season AVG GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG BB HBP SO OBP SB SBA FLD%
    2018 .420 62 62 174 64 73 7 0 30 72 .977 49 2 19 .549 4 5 1.000
    2019 .379 59 59 174 40 66 13 0 16 56 .730 30 7 20 .484 1 3 1.000
    2020 .427 24 24 75 22 32 5 0 8 21 .813 12 1 5 .506 2 2 1.000
    2021 .475 60 60 183 71 87 12 1 34 89 1.109 38 3 16 .566 3 3 1.000
    TOTAL .426 205 205 606 197 258 37 1 88 238 .926 129 13 60 .531 10 13 1.000
    Career

    2021 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year … 2021 Big 12 Player of the Year … 2018 and 2021 NFCA First-Team All-American and 2019 Second-Team Selection … 2018 NFCA Freshman of the Year … 2018 Big 12 Freshman of the Year … 2018, 2019 and 2021 All-Big 12 First-Team … 2018 All-Big 12 Freshman Team … 2018, 2019 and 2021 NFCA All-Central Region First-Team … Named to 2018 and 2021 WCWS All-Tournament Team ... Selected to 2018 and 2021 Big 12 Championship All-Tournament Team ... NFCA National Player of the Week (3/27/18) … Four-time Big 12 Player of the Week (3/26/18, 4/30/19, 3/30/21, 3/16/21) … 2018 Top-10 Finalist for USA Softball Player of the Year … 2019 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honoree.

    Record Book
    Finished the 2021 season ranked first in career batting average (.425), second in home runs (88), on-base percentage (.530) and slugging (.922) and third in RBIs (238) … Hit 34 home runs in 2021 to set the Oklahoma single-season record and Big 12 single-season record … Went on a 40-game hit streak from 2/21/20-4/3/21 that went down as the second-longest consecutive game hit streak in NCAA history … Tied the WCWS record for home runs in a World Series with four in 2021 … Tied NCAA record with seven consecutive games with a home run (3/7-3/26/21) … Hit OU’s team home run No. 159 to break the NCAA single-season team home run record as the Sooners finished with 161 in 2021 … Hit 30 home runs in 2018 to tie the then-Oklahoma single-season record, then-Big 12 single-season record and the NCAA DI freshman single-season record.

    2021 (Senior)
    Started all 60 games in the outfield or as designated player … Paced the NCAA in home runs (34) and slugging percentage (1.109) … Set single-season program records for home runs (34), batting average (.475) and total bases (203) … Registered a hit in 54 of OU’s 60 games … Hit a home run in 32 of OU’s 60 contests, including two multi-HR games and two grand slams … Hit a home run in seven consecutive

    games from March 7 vs. Sam Houston to March 26 vs. Iowa State … Finished the season with an exceptional slash line of .475/.566/1.109 … Batted in 89 runs, second only to teammate Jennings’ 92 in the country … Stole three bases on three attempts … Recorded a perfect fielding percentage with 17 putouts … Homered in four of OU’s eight WCWS games, tying the WCWS record with 4 HRs in one WCWS … Homered in two of the three championship series games vs. FSU (6/9 & 6/10) … Went 2-for-3 with a home run and RBI in Game 3 of the championship series vs. FSU (6/10) … Hit her first career triple vs. UCLA (6/5) … Hit home run No. 31 vs. Georgia (6/5) to break the single-season program record … Went 3-for-3 with one home run and three RBIs vs. Washington (5/29) in the Norman Super Regional final … Went a combined 4-for-5 in the two Supers games vs. Washington, hitting two homers and batting in four runs … Hit the run-rule, walk-off RBI single vs. Oklahoma State (5/15) in the Big 12 Tournament championship game, finishing 3-for-5 with three RBIs … Hit two home runs vs. Iowa State (3/26) in the Big 12 opener, her second multi-HR game of the season and her seventh consecutive game with at least one home run … Blasted two homers vs. UT-Arlington (3/10) in a 2-for-3, three RBI performance … Hit home runs in 19 of the first 23 games … Opened the season going 2-for-3 with a home run and double and three RBIs vs. UTEP (2/11).

    2020 (Junior)
    Started all 24 games for the Sooners across the outfield and as designated player … Finished the year with a team-leading 61 total bases and a slashline of .427/.813/.506 to go with eight home runs, 21 RBIs and 22 runs … Lead the team with 12 walks … Stole two bases on two attempts … Registered a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage, 26 putouts and three assists … Went 2-for-4 with a home run and 4 RBIs vs. Long Beach State (2/7) … Went 2-for-3 with two home runs and 4 RBIs vs. Bryant (2/14) … Had a 4-for-5 showing at the plate with a double, home run and four RBIs vs. North Texas (2/29) … Helped the Sooners to a come-from-behind victory going 3-for-3 with one home run and 2 RBIs vs. Wichita State (3/4).

    2019 (Sophomore)
    Started 59 games (56 at right field, three as designated player) … Tied for the team lead in RBIs (56), ranking second in hits (66) and on-base percentage (.484) … Ranked 40th nationally in total bases (127) and 41st in home runs (16) … Recorded 17 games with multiple hits and 13 games with multiple RBIs … Reached base from 30 straight games from March 8-May 17 and had a season-long 12-game hitting streak from April 18-May 17 … Homered twice against Hofstra (2/16) … Tallied in a career-high seven RBI at Loyola Marymount (3/14), tying the third-most in a single game in program history … Recorded two home runs at Wichita State (4/24) … Recorded three games with five or more RBIs … Was error-free in the outfield.

    2018 (Freshman)
    Started all 62 games (39 as designated player, 23 in left field) … Led the nation in home runs (30), home runs per game (0.48) and total bases (170) … Led the team in batting average (.420), home runs (30), RBIs (72), total bases (170), slugging (.977), on-base percentage (.549) and walks (14) … Finished the season ranked second nationally in RBIs (72), third in slugging percentage (.977), seventh in RBIs per game (1.03), 11th in on-base percentage (.549), 13th in runs per game (1.03), 14th in walks per game (.79), 25th in batting average (.420) and 46th in hits (73) … Also led the team with 23 multiple RBI games while recording 19 multiple hit games … Matched the OU single-season record with 30 home runs while ranking third in slugging percentage (.977), fifth in on-base percentage (.549), fifth in total bases (170), fifth in intentional walks (five), sixth in walks (49), seventh in RBIs (72), ninth in extra-base hits (37) and tenth in batting average (.420) ... Finished the season by reaching base in 29 straight games (streak began April 8 vs. Iowa State) … Started her Sooner career with a 3-for-4 performance with two RBIs, two runs scored and her first collegiate home run against Weber State (2/9) … Saw her first multi-homer performance against Arizona State with two blasts on a 2-for-2 day with three RBIs (2/22) … Homered in five consecutive games from March 18-25 … Finished the Texas Tech series (3/23-25) 4-for-5 (.800) with all four of her hits going out of the park, garnering 16 total bases for a slugging percentage of 3.200 while drawing five walks for an on-base percentage of .900 … Homered twice with a season-high six RBIs in the series finale against Texas Tech (3/25) … Homered twice in the series finale against Texas (4/29), including a game-tying solo shot in the bottom of the eighth … Drilled a three-run home run in the Big 12 Championship opener to walk-off Texas in run-rule fashion (5/11) … Totaled seven home runs in the postseason while leading the Sooners with a batting average of .412 … Homered in both Super Regional games against Arkansas (5/25-26) … Led the team at the WCWS with a .500 batting average … Gave Oklahoma the lead in both of its WCWS wins with a solo home run versus both Arizona State and Florida (6/2).

    High School
    Two-time Gatorade State High School Player of the Year ... led her team to three state championships; went 2-3 with a home run and four runs batted in during the 2016 title game to be named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player ... as a senior, hit .571 with 12 home runs, 27 RBI and a 1.449 slugging percentage ... hit .612 with eight homers, 30 RBI and 13 runs scored during her junior season ... also crowned the girls state champion in wrestling at 184 pounds.

    Travel Ball
    Spent the past five seasons playing for the OC Batbusters in Anaheim, Calif., under the direction of Mike Stith ... batted .597 with nine homers and helped guide her team to the 2016 USSSA 18U Tournament Championship

    Personal
    Full name is Jocelyn Aloha Pumehana Alo … daughter of Levi and Andrea Alo … has three sisters, Sabrina, Lorraine and Sophia … father (football) and mother (softball) each competed at Laney College … chose OU over Cal and Oregon ... last name pronounced like "ALL-oh"

    source:
    https://soonersports.com/sports/softball/roster/jocelyn-alo/14888
     

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