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OU & OSU Sports

April 1, 2012

College baseball and softball roundup


OU 4, KANSAS ST. 3 – No. 24 Oklahoma trailed by one run entering the ninth inning on Sunday, but came up with a pair clutch two-out RBIs by Cody Reine (triple) and Evan Mistich (single) to propel the Sooners to the win over Kansas State.

The Sooners improved their overall mark to 18-11 and 4-5 in Big 12 play, while the Wildcats dropped to 14-13 and 3-6. Steven Okert improved to 4-3 after pitching two scoreless innings with three strikeouts.

BAYLOR 5, OSU 4 – After going up by a run in the top of the 13th inning, Oklahoma State gave up two runs in the bottom of the frame and suffered the loss to Baylor Sunday at Baylor Ballpark.

With the loss, the Cowboys fell to 1-5 in Big 12 Conference play and 14-14 overall. Blake Barnes suffered the loss on the mound to fall to 1-3 on the year. Trey Whaley and Robbie Rea combined for seven hits to lead the Cowboy offense, with Whaley’s four hits tying a career high, while Gabe Weidenaar drove in a pair of runs.

LOUISIANA TECH 3, ORU 2 – The Golden Eagles hot bats went cold on Sunday, and Oral Roberts fell to Louisiana Tech in Tulsa.

Jared Schlehuber hit his seventh home run of the season in the second inning, and was 2-4 with two runs to lead the ORU offense. Kurt Giller started the game and pitched five innings, allowing one run off two hits with six strikeouts.


NSU 4-1, NW MISSOURI ST. 3-0 – Kylee McKinney’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fourth inning to score Cayce Coleman proved enough to edge out Northwest Missouri State (12-22) in game two of Sunday’s doubleheader in Tahlequah. In game one, the RiverHawks (17-15) broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the second to take the lead for good.

Shelby Enloe (5-4) got the win in game one while Coleman pitched a two-hitter in game two and improved to 7-4. Muskogee ex Madison Reed scored a run as a pinch runner in game one and was 1-for-1 as a pinch hitter in game two.

OU 6, KANSAS 2 – Tahlequah grad Erica Sampson was one of six different Sooners to score as the Oklahoma softball team defeated Kansas on Sunday to sweep the weekend series with the Jayhawks.

Sampson started in left for OU and was 0-for-2 with a walk as the Sooners were limited to eight hits as OU moved to 30-4 and 6-1 in the Big 12 while Kansas fell to 23-10 and 2-7. Keilani Ricketts picked up the win for the Sooners, her 17th of the year with six strikeouts and no walks to move to 17-4.

TEXAS A&M 7, OSU 1 – After Oklahoma State scored one run in the first inning, Texas A&M’s Mel Dumezich threw 6-2/3 scoreless innings as the Aggies defeated the Cowgirls in Stillwater on Sunday.

Cowgirl starter Simone Freeman pitched 2 2/3 innings and suffered the loss, giving up  four of the seven Aggie runs. Chelsea Garcia and Julie Ward were the only Cowgirls to get a hit with  Garcia’s hit driving in Sammy Jo Diffendaffer with OSU’s only run.

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