Oklahoma scene: Oklahoma's Jacob Evans named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

Freshman reliever picked up a win and a save last week for the Sooners.
From Staff and Wire Reports Published: March 25, 2013
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Oklahoma freshman relief pitcher Jacob Evans is the Big 12 Baseball Conference's Newcomer of the Week.

Evans was selected Monday after picking up a win and a save last week while throwing 8 2/3 innings of scoreless relief and racking up nine strikeouts.

Evans got the Sooners out of a bases-loaded jam in the eighth inning of Saturday's win over TCU to pick up the save — then threw two scoreless innings on Sunday to pick up his fourth win of the season.

Oklahoma (22-4) visits Oral Roberts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

COWBOYS HOST UCA

The Oklahoma State baseball team returns to action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Eighteenth-ranked OSU (19-4) hosts Central Arkansas (18-6) at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium. The Cowboys are coming off a two-game split with Baylor in a weather-shortened series.

SOONERS' DOUBLEHEADER PUSHED BACK

Game times for the No. 1 Oklahoma softball team's doubleheader at Wichita State on Wednesday have been pushed back.

The games against the Shockers will be played at 4 and 6 p.m.

Oklahoma (28-2) holds a 39-7 advantage in the all-time series with Wichita State (12-15, 3-2 Missouri Valley Conference), including a 9-4 mark in games played in Wichita.

BRIEFLY

Oklahoma State's equestrian team will be the No. 1 seed at the 2013 Big 12 Equestrian Championship. The event is scheduled to take place March 29-30 at the Animal Science Arena in Stillwater.


by Berry Tramel
Columnist
Berry Tramel, a lifelong Oklahoman, sports fan and newspaper reader, joined The Oklahoman in 1991 and has served as beat writer, assistant sports editor, sports editor and columnist. Tramel grew up reading four daily newspapers — The Oklahoman,...
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