Prairie Alumna, Gabbi Ortiz, Named Freshman of the Year for Big 12 Conference

Gabbi Ortiz `14 continues to make enormous strides on the court! This week, Gabbi was named Freshman of the Year for the Big 12 Conference. She is currently a Sooner Point Gaurd at Oklahoma University. We couldn’t be more proud of this tremendous student-athlete and Prairie Alumna!

Little, Ortiz Earn Big 12 Individual Honors

( – Ortiz, also named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, has started every game at point guard for Oklahoma as a true freshman and helped the team to a second-place finish in Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 7.57.06 AMthe Big 12. She contributes 7.9 points and 3.6 rebounds a game while ranking eighth in Big 12 assists (3.6 apg), ninth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.3) and 10th in 3-pointers made per game (1.4). In league contests, the rookie averaged 3.4 assists and had a 1.6 assist-to-turnover ratio. She picked up two Big 12 Freshman of the Week honors.

Ortiz is the sixth OU player to be named Freshman of the Year and the first since 2009 when Whitney Hand was tabbed. Read the full article here …

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