Oklahoma State scored the winning run in the top of the seventh inning Sunday and trimmed Texas-Arlington 4-3 on the final day of the UTA/Hilton Classic at Clay Gould Ballpark. The Cowboys completed the season-opening gathering with a 3-0 record, which included wins over Incarnate Word and Stephen F. Austin.
Saulyer Saxon gave the Cowboys a 4-2 lead on Dustin Williams' sacrifice fly. Saxon led off the inning with a walk, advanced to second base on a wild pitch and moved to third on a grounder. Saxon also had two RBIs.
Texas-Arlington (0-3) scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning, but closer Brendan McCurry blanked the Mavericks over the final two innings on no hits, no walks and a strikeout. The save was McCurry's second of the season.
OSU will open the home portion of its season at 4 p.m. Tuesday against Alcorn State (0-3) at Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater.