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Oklahoma scene: Central Oklahoma women, OBU men advance in soccer postseason

Shayna Kindsvater, Kate Foran score for Central Oklahoma, avenging a loss to Fort Hays State a week ago in conference tournament
BY YOUR NAME Staff Writer email@opubco.com Modified: November 9, 2012 at 9:56 pm •  Published: November 9, 2012
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Central Oklahoma advanced in the NCAA Division II women's soccer tournament Friday with a 2-0 victory over Fort Hays State in Mankato, Minn. Shayna Kindsvater and Kate Foran scored for Central Oklahoma, which lost to the Tigers in double overtime last week during the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tournament.

UCO (16-2-3) will play host Minnesota-Mankato in Sunday's semifinal.

OBU WINS SOONER TITLE

Seventh-seeded Oklahoma Baptist surprised another opponent Friday, beating John Brown (Ark.) 2-1 in a shoot-out for the Sooner Athletic Conference men's tournament championship. OBU (8-8-1) advanced to the NAIA Opening Round Tournament, which is scheduled to start Nov. 17 at a site to be announced. Felipe Souza scored the winner in the shoot-out.

Oklahoma Baptist, which had a regulation goal from Mario Maia, reached the final by beating second-seeded Rogers State and third-seeded Wayland Baptist (Texas).

OU, OSU TIE FOR FIRST

Top-ranked Oklahoma State and No. 8 Oklahoma were co-champions of the NCAA Midwest Regional Cross Country Meet on Friday in Springfield, Mo. Both teams finished with 45 points and are automatic qualifiers for the NCAA Championships on Saturday, Nov. 17, in Louisville, Ky. Tulsa almost made it a state trifecta, finishing in third pace with 47 points. The Golden Hurricane had the race's individual winner, Chris O'Hare finishing the 10-kilometer race in 30 minutes, 25.87 seconds.

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