Record: 39-14 (13-5 Big 12)
Coach: Kenny Gajewski, fourth season (148-87)
Top hitter: Madi Sue Montgomery, .359 Avg.
Top pitcher: Samantha Show, 2.47 ERA
How the Cowgirls got here: OSU won 20 of 29 meetings with teams ranked or receiving votes in national polls, including eight wins against top-15 teams.
Record: 38-18 (12-12 SEC)
Coach: Courtney Deifel, fourth season (128-98)
Top hitter: Hannah McEwen, .396 Avg.
Top pitcher: Autumn Storms, 1.60 ERA
How the Razorbacks got here: Arkansas has been solid at the plate, with a .291 batting average that is the second-highest in a season in program history.
Record: 35-18 (16-5 AAC)
Coach: John Bargfeldt, 14th season (533-268-1)
Top hitter: Julia Hollingsworth, .420 Avg.
Top pitcher: Chenise Delce, 1.60 ERA
How the Hurricane got here: Projected fourth in the American, TU finished a game behind champion USF and won all seven of its three-game conference series.
Record: 29-24 (12-3 WCC)
Coach: Gordon Eakin, 17th season (670-317)
Top hitter: Rylee Jensen, .404 Avg.
Top pitcher: Arissa Paulson, 2.64 ERA
How the Cougars got here: BYU won the West Coast Conference for a sixth year in a row and is in the regional field for a 15th consecutive season.