Big 12 Women's Team Profile: Oklahoma State
2017 Record: 20-4 overall, 8-1 Big 12
Chris Young has been the Cowgirl head coach for 7 years. In his 7 years, he's led the Cowgirls to 5 NCAA tournaments, 2 trips to the NCAA sweet 16 and to the finals of the NCAA championship for the first time in program history. Under Young's direction, the Cowgirls have won back-to-back Big 12 conference titles and have secured their spot in the top 10 ITA rankings.
1. #7 Viktoriya Lushkova
2. #49 Katarina Adamovic
3. #70 Aliona Bolsova
4. #69 Vladica Babic
5. Lena Ruppert
6. Katie Stresnakova
1. #10 Vladica Babic/Carla Tur Mari
2. #50 Sofia Blanco/Aliona Bolsova
3. #63 Katarina Adamovic/Viktoriya Lushkova
The Cowgirls won the Big 12 regular season and are the number 2 seed heading into the tournament. Oklahoma State has an impressive program overall and shine not only in the Big 12, but on the National stage. 5 of the Cowgirls are ranked in the top 100 of the ITA singles rankings, including #7 Viktoriya Lushkova, the winningest Cowgirl since the start of the Big 12 conference. All 3 of the Cowgirl's double's teams are also nationally ranked. Oklahoma State is the 2016 NCAA runner-up team so they're fired up and hungry. They want that automatic bid to the NCAA tournament that comes with winning the Big 12 Championship tournament...This team is a force to be reckoned with.
OSU has earned a bye in the first round and will play the winner of the Kansas vs. West Virginia match on Friday, April 28.