Spring 2021 Magazine

NEW PODCAST: Sydney Romero - Oklahoma Sooners Softball All-American

THIS IS EPISODE 465 OF THE SPORTS SPECTRUM PODCAST

Sydney Romero played four seasons with the Oklahoma Sooners softball team from 2016-2019. Her storied career at OU featured two Women’s College World Seres championships and four consecutive Women’s College World Series appearances.

In 2019, she was the Big 12 Player of the Year and was named National Fastpitch Coaches Association First-Team All-American in helping the Sooners to within one game of another championship, before losing to UCLA in the WCWS finals. She also won the Big 12 triple crown, hitting .427 with 20 HRs and 56 RBIs. She led the nation in total bases with 176.

Following her OU journey, Romero was selected third overall in the National Pro Fastpitch League by the USSSA Pride, and played her first professional season in the summer of 2019.

In the spring of 2020, Romero returned to Oklahoma as a student assistant with the softball team.

On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Romero about her incredible softball career, where the softball journey began, what Coach Patty Gasso means to her, how she came to faith in Jesus, walking through her dad’s cancer diagnosis, and her favorite moment as an OU softball player.

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Patty Gasso, Oklahoma Sooners Softball Coach
Jennie Finch, USA Olympic Gold Medal Winning Softball Pitcher
– Jessie Warren, Florida State Seminoles Softball National Champion
– Janie Reed, USA Softball Player & Church on the Dirt VP

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