|2016-17||The American All-Academic Team|
|2017||NFCA Second-Team All-Region (2B)|
|2017||The American Rookie of the Year|
|2017||The American First Team (2B)|
The American All-Rookie Team
|2017||The American Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 27, March 27)|
American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year... The American First Team (2B)... The American All-Rookie Team... NFCA Second-Team All-Region (2B)... The American All-Academic Team... The American Weekly Honor Roll (Feb. 27, March 27) ... Started all 55 games between second base (41) and shortstop (14)... Made move from shortstop to second base against Oregon State (Feb. 25)... Posted a .354/.444/.424 slash, going 63-for-178 with 10 doubles, two home runs, 24 RBI, 43 runs scored, 16 walks and four stolen bases... Finished third in The American in runs (43), fifth in hits (63) and tied for sixth in doubles (10)... Led all freshmen in The American in batting average (.354), hits and runs... Recorded 20 multi-hit games and nine multi-RBI games... Made collegiate debut with 1-for-4 showing in start in season opener against Wright State (Feb. 10)... Went 2-for-3 with one single, double, RBI and run scored against Boston College (Feb. 12)... Went 3-for-3 with three singles, one walk, RBI and run scored in game one of a doubleheader against No. 4/6 Oklahoma (Feb. 18)... Recorded first career home run with two-run shot in 2-for-4 showing with three RBI and one run scored... Went 3-for-5 with two singles, one double, two RBI and three runs scored against Oregon State... Went 1-for-1 one single, two walks and three runs scored in game two of a doubleheader against Prairie View A&M (March 10)... Went 3-for-4 in game two of series at UCF (March 25)... Went 3-for-4 with two singles, one double and run scored in game one of series at UConn (April 7)... Went 3-for-5 with three singles, one walk and run scored in regular-season finale against USF (May 7).
Played for Southmoore High School in Moore, Okla.... Helped Sabercats to back-to-back District and Regional Championships, including a State title as a freshman... Named First-Team All-District, Second-Team All-District, First-Team All-Conference, First-Team All-City and Second-Team All-City across prep campaign... Played club ball for Oklahoma Exclusive Gold, helping team to 2015 16U Triple Crown National Championship.
Arielle James... Born Aug. 17 in Oklahoma City... Daughter of Crystal Columbus and Billy James... An active member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)... Plans to study psychology.