Honors & Awards

  • Two-time NFCA First Team All-American (2022, 2023)
  • Two-time USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 10 Finalist (2022, 2023)
  • Two-time NFCA All-Central Region First Team (2022, 2023)
  • Two-time All-Big 12 First Team (2022, 2023)
  • 2023 Big 12 Pitcher of the Year
  • 2023 Most Outstanding Player (WCWS)
  • 2023 All-Tournament Team (WCWS)
  • 2022 NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year
  • 2022 Big 12 Co-Pitcher of the Year
  • 2022 Big 12 Freshman of the Year
  • Three-time Big 12 Pitcher of the Week (2/15/22, 3/1/22, 3/22/22)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Fall 2023)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2024)

Junior Season (2024)

  • Suffered a season-ending injury in the opening game against Washington
  • Pitched 2.1 innings before her injury
  • Also had two trips to the plate, drawing a walk and a hit-by-pitch
  • Was ranked as the No. 2 preseason player in the country by D1Softball
  • Was 1 of 50 players named to the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Watch List

Sophomore Season (2023 at Oklahoma)

  • Started 22 games in the circle with 33 appearances, pitching 147.1 innings with 192 strikeouts to 37 walks and a 22-1 record
  • Added a .406 batting average at the plate with 13 hits including two doubles and eight RBI
  • Had five double-digit strikeout performances on the year
  • Tossed a two-hit shutout with 10 strikeouts in game one of the WCWS Championship Series
  • Pitched 3.0 hitless innings of shutout relief in game two of the WCWS Championship Series to earn the save
  • In the 2-0 sweep of Florida State in the Championship Series, threw 10.0 scoreless inning and struck 13 while allowing only two singles  
  • Threw 24.2 scoreless innings, including 30 strikeouts to 12 hits and three walks at the WCWS, finishing with a 4-0 record with one save and earning Most Outstanding Player honors
  • Finished the 2023 NCAA Tournament with a 7-0 record and a 0.18 ERA  

Freshman Season (2022 at Oklahoma)

  • Started 24 games in the circle for Oklahoma, appearing in 33 games and finishing with a 22-1 record
  • Led the Sooners with 141.1 innings pitched, 33 appearances and 205 strikeouts
  • Added one hit on eight at-bats for OU
  • Finished the season ranked sixth in the NCAA with a 1.09 ERA
  • Had six double-digit strikeout performances on the year
  • Was exceptional in Big 12 play with a 1.30 ERA in 53.2 innings pitched to go with 71 strikeouts to 13 walks, surrendering no home runs and a .157 opponent batting average in conference play
  • Combined on a perfect game in the season opener vs. UC-Santa Barbara, striking out four (2/10/22)
  • Fanned 14 in a win over No. 3 UCLA at the Mark Campbell Classic (2/12/22)
  • Threw her first perfect game against Cal State Fullerton (2/25/22)
  • Registered the most strikeouts by a freshman in OU history with 16 vs. Tennessee (2/26/22) in the 10-inning victory
  • Combined for a no-hitter against Hawaii (3/12/22)
  • Added a solo no-hitter against Iowa (3/20/22)
  • Combined on a no-hitter, striking out three vs. Texas Tech (4/10/22)
  • Opened the series at No. 18 Texas with 15 strikeouts (4/14/22)
  • Struck out nine in six innings in her only loss of the season at No. 18 Texas (4/16/22)
  • Threw a complete game with six strikeouts to no walks vs. No. 7 Oklahoma State (5/5/22)
  • Had four strikeouts in 4.2 innings vs. UCLA in the WCWS Semifinals (6/6/22)
  • Earned the win in Game Two of the Women's College World Series Championship Series 

Before Nebraska (Papillion-La Vista/Nebraska Gold)

  • 2020-21 Gatorade National Softball Player of the Year
  • 2019-20 and 2020-21 Gatorade Nebraska Player of the Year
  • No. 1 prospect in the class of 2021
  • Led Papillion-La Vista High School to three straight Class A state titles and collected All-State honors all four years
  • Posted a 27-0 record with a 0.10 ERA, surrendering just 27 hits and 15 walks in 137 innings pitched, while striking out 316 batters in 2021
  • Batted .510 with 20 home runs and 55 RBI as a senior
  • Played travel ball for Nebraska Gold summer 2021
  • Helped the team with the PGF National Championship
  • Played for the Nebraska Thunder in 2020, helping lead the squad to a fourth-place finish at the ASA/USA Softball Gold Nationals and 41-1 record in 2020 with a 0.43 ERA 

Personal

  • Daughter of Dave and Emily Bahl
  • Has three siblings, Hayden, Broden and Bryson
  • Father played football at Doane (Neb.) College and one season of varsity basketball
  • Is an education studies major