Oklahoma scene: OU softball banquet set for Feb. 1

From Staff Reports Published: January 15, 2013

OU softball banquet Feb. 1

The Oklahoma softball program will host its annual Meet the Team Banquet at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, with dinner to follow at 7 p.m.

Coach Patty Gasso will give a preview of the season, while a silent auction and player autographs also part of the event.

The banquet at the Oklahoma Memorial Union in Norman is open to the public. Tickets are $35 for adults and $25 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Barbara Stemm of OU's Diamond Club at (405) 799-8612 or bstemm8612@aol.com or by contacting OU Director of Operations Sharon Bell at (405) 325-8377 orsbell@ou.edu.

Tickets should be purchased by Wednesday, Jan. 25.

OSU's Chionuma honored

Oklahoma State wrestler Chris Chionuma was named the national wrestler of the week by TheMat.com for his performance against No. 10 Ethen Lofthouse of Iowa in Sunday's dual in Stillwater.

Chionuma, ranked No. 15 nationally at 184 pounds, upset the All-American Lofthouse, 3-2, tying the team score at 12 and propelling the Cowboys (8-0) to an 18-12 victory.

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