, Muskogee, OK

March 27, 2013

College roundup

Phoenix Staff Reports

College baseball


OU 3, ORU 1 – Ralph Garza Jr. pitched his first-career complete game as Oklahoma extended its winning streak to 11 straight games with a win on Tuesday.

After he gave up a run in the first inning, Garza  (3-0) hurled eight scoreless frames for the Sooners (23-4), who played their first road contest in 11 games against the in-state Golden Eagles (8-16). Gavin Glanz (2-1) took the loss for Oral Roberts.

ARKANSAS 6, MVSU 0 – Four Razorback pitchers combined to two hit the Delta Devils. Colin Poche got the start and the win for Arkansas, improving to 3-0 on the year.

OKLAHOMA WESLEYAN 10, BACONE 5 – Oklahoma Wesleyan got all the runs it would need in the first two innings, with three in the first and three in the second, in beating Bacone on Tuesday at Warrior Field.

Kyandi Ortiz (2-1) started on the mound for the Warriors (25-9) and lasted two innings, giving up six runs, five of which were earned. Wade Morten was Bacone’s top hitter, going 3-for-5 with two runs batted in and one run scored.

CENT. ARK. 11, OSU 3 – Oklahoma State suffered its second consecutive loss Tuesday as the Cowboys dropped a contest to Central Arkansas in Stillwater.

Seven different OSU pitchers combined to surrender a season-high 19 hits, while the Cowboy offense managed just four as coach Josh Holliday’s club fell to 19-5 on the season.

College softball

NORTHWOOD 9, BACONE 5 — A five-run rally by the Northwood Lady Knights in the seventh inning cost Bacone (9-15, 8-14), which had rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the sixth to lead by one.

Krissy Froelich’s single and Lucy Walter’s double accounted for a run each and Jeri Paulson’s RBI groundout tied matters before Keri Schmidt’s sacrifice fly made it a 5-4 contest.

Bacone hosts Our Lady of the Lake for three games starting Friday.


NSU football sets ’13 slate

TAHLEQUAH  – After a full baptism of MIAA contests last season, Northeastern State’s 2013 football schedule released Tuesday includes one non-conference game.

NSU will play host to Eastern New Mexico on Oct. 19 as the only non-league game in an 11-contest slate. NSU will open at Pittsburg State and will begin the home slate Sept. 14 against Missouri Southern. Homecoming is Oct. 5 against Northwest Missouri State.

The RiverHawks are set to play all 10 opponents from last season, while adding an additional non-conference home game. NSU will play five games on the road and six games inside Doc Wadley Stadium.

The full schedule:

S7— at Pittsburg St., 7 p.m.

S14— Mo. Southern, 2:30 p.m.

S21—Washburn, 6 p.m.

S28—at Emporia St., 1 p.m.

O5— NW Mo. State, 2 p.m.

O12 — at Mo. Western, 1:30 p.m.

O19— E. New Mexico, 2 p.m.

O26 — at C. Missouri, TBA

N2 — SW Baptist, 2 p.m.

N9 — at Lincoln, TBA

N16 —C. Oklahoma,  1 p.m.

 NSU women third in golf

FORT SMITH, Ark. – The Northeastern State women’s golf team finished third after Tuesday’s final round of the UAFS Lions Classic at the par-70, 5,829-yard Hardscrabble Country Club. NSU finished at 642 (330-312), with Newman winning the tournament with a 627 total.

RiverHawk seniors Kelsey Kirkpatrick and Whitney McAteer both finished in the top five. Kirkpatrick tied for second with a 13-over-par 153 (79-74). McAteer stood alone in fourth with a 15-over 155 (78-77).