WESTERN 6, CONNORS 6 – Western broke a 2-2 tie in the fifth inning with two runs en route to a 6-2 won over Connors State to oust the Cowgirls from the NJCAA Region II Softball Tournament on Sunday at ASA Hall of Fame Complex, finishing the Cowgirls’ season at 27-35.
Connors managed six hits in the elimination game with Ashley Dunigan and Rikki Wooten each collecting two. Jessica Christian took the loss inside the circle for the Cowgirls.
OU 4-0, KANSAS 2-2 – The Sooners suffered just their second Big 12 loss of the season in the nightcap of Sunday’s doubleheader in being shut out for the second time in 2013. Keilani Ricketts (25-1) struck out 17 Jayhawks in the opener to get the win for OU (44-4, 12-2 Big 12) while Michelle Gascoigne (16-3) was tagged with the loss in the second game.
TEXAS 7, OSU 2 – Oklahoma State dropped the final game of the series to Texas on Sunday in Stillwater. Kat Espinosa started in the circle for the Cowgirls (30-23, 6-9 Big 12) and went five innings and allowed seven runs on 11 hits and struck out two.
TULSA 3, SOUTHERN MISS 1 – Tulsa (41-13-1, 19-5 C-USA) concluded the regular season with a victory over Southern Miss, completing the weekend Conference USA series sweep on Sunday.
ARKANSAS 5, AUBURN 0 – Arkansas completed a sweep of the Auburn Tigers on Sunday in Fayetteville, Ark., improving to 34-17, 12-10 in the SEC to finish above .500 in SEC play since 2000.