STILLWATER — OSU's Jason Hursh pitched a complete game shutout in the Cowboys' 9-0 victory over Iona on Friday at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
The sophomore right-hander had a career-high 10 strikeouts and allowed only four hits, all singles, and no walks.
Randy McCurry went 3-for-4 for OSU (14-3).
Eddie Macaluso (0-4) took the loss for Iona (2-14).
The teams meet again in a doubleheader beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Sooners hold off Northwestern State
OU junior right-hander Jonathan Gray struck out a career-high 12 in a complete-game effort to help the No. 17-ranked Oklahoma baseball team to a 1-0 victory Friday over Northwestern State in the opener of a three-game weekend series at L. Dale Mitchell Park.
The Sooners' lone run came on Matt Oberste's solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning.
OU (15-4) and Northwestern State (9-11) will meet again at 2 p.m. Saturday at L. Dale Mitchell Park. The game will be televised on FoxCollege Sports.