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Bedlam softball: Brittany Williams' six RBIs helps OU run-rule Oklahoma State in regular-season finale

Even with Lauren Chamberlain battling another injury, Oklahoma’s softball team came out firing on all cylinders Sunday and took only five innings to run-rule Bedlam rival Oklahoma State 11-3 in both teams’ regular-season finale.
by Jason Kersey Modified: May 11, 2014 at 10:02 pm •  Published: May 11, 2014
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                 OU’s Brittany Williams celebrates a home run in the first inning of the Sooners’ 11-3 Bedlam win over OSU on Sunday. 
                   Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman
OU’s Brittany Williams celebrates a home run in the first inning of the Sooners’ 11-3 Bedlam win over OSU on Sunday. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

The senior was a career-best 4-for-4 at the plate Sunday with six RBIs, including a three-run homer in the first inning that kicked off OU’s convincing victory.

In her last plate appearance, she drove in the game-ending run with an RBI single.

“Just seeing the ball good and being aggressive, and just taking my hacks,” Williams said of her performance.

After the game Sunday, OU honored Williams, Javen Henson and Destinee Martinez during a Senior Day ceremony, and also were presented with their Big 12 championship trophy.

The Sooners (45-10, 16-2 Big 12) captured the conference title outright with Saturday’s victory and now await a regional assignment. OSU (26-28, 5-13) is done for the season.

OU’s three seniors have been to the Women’s College World Series in each of their first three seasons on campus, winning the national title last year.

“They get to cherish the idea of being one team that has gone to three consecutive World Series, played in two national championship finals,” Gasso said of the group. “I know they wouldn’t want to settle for anything less than a return trip back.”

by Jason Kersey
OU Sports Reporter
Jason Kersey became The Oklahoman's OU football beat writer in May 2012 after a year covering high school sports and OSU recruiting. Before joining the newspaper in November 2006 as a part-time results clerk, he covered high school football for...
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