OU ladies win Big 12 golf title
AUSTIN, Texas – The 13th-ranked University of Oklahoma women’s golf team won the 2014 Big 12 Championship on Sunday, firing a final-round 278 (-10) to win the nine-team event by 17 shots at the par-72 UT Golf Club in Austin, Texas. The Sooners’ three-round 861 (-3) shattered the previous Big 12 Championship record of 872 (+8) set by Texas in 2011. The conference title is the sixth in program history, OU’s third in the 18-year history of the Big 12 and its second in the last three years.
OU’s Chirapat Jao-Javanil secured the individual Big 12 title by recording a three-day 209 (-7). Jao-Javanil, who finished second in the event in 2012, recorded seven birdies on Sunday en route to a 4-under 68 and a two-shot win over Texas’ Natalie Karcher and Kansas’ Yupaporn Kawinpakorn.
Oklahoma State finished seventh with a three-day total of 906 (+41).
In the men’s tournament, Oklahoma State posted a four-day score of 1,162 (+12) to finish third. Texas won the event with a score of 1,158 (+6). Oklahoma came in seventh with a score of 1,192 (+40).
Baylor wins Big 12 men’s, women’s tennis
FORT WORTH, Texas – For the fourth time in school history, the Baylor Bears claimed crowns in both men’s and women’s tennis at the Big 12 Championships on Sunday. On the women’s side, top-seeded Baylor claimed the 4-1 victory over the second-seeded Oklahoma State Cowgirls. In doubles, the Lady Bears took victories at No. 1 and No. 3 to take the first point. The Bears opened singles play with a win at No. 6 to take a 2-0 lead. The Cowgirls picked up their lone point at No. 5 when Carla Tur Mai took down Baylor’s Alex Leatu, 6-1, 6-4. Baylor answered with wins at No. 2 and No. 4 to clinch the win and the title.
In men’s action, Oklahoma claimed the first doubles match on court No. 2 when Axel Alvarez Llamas and Guillermo Alcorta bested Julian Lenz and Michel Dornbusch of Baylor, 8-6. Baylor struck back with wins at No. 1 and No. 3 to claim the point.
Oklahoma took the first singles point on court No. 4 knotting the score at 1-1. The Sooners then took the lead when Alcorta topped Baylor’s Lenz, 6-1, 6-2. Oklahoma’s Alex Ghilea would pick up the Sooners final point of the match at No. 6.