Oklahoma scene: OSU baseball drops doubleheader against Texas; OU beats Missouri

Oklahoma State was swept by No. 23 Texas in a doubleheader Saturday at UFCU-Disch Falk Field. The Cowboys suffered a 5-0 loss in the opener before falling 3-2 in Game 2.
From Staff Reports Published: April 14, 2012
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OU splits doubleheader to claim series with A&M

With projected rain in the area pushing Sunday's game to the second part of a Saturday doubleheader, the No. 6 Oklahoma softball team claimed its fifth Big 12 series with a 5-2 win over No. 14 Texas A&M in the first game before falling 4-0 in the second.

The series win in College Station, Texas, moved OU to 35-6 on the year and 11-3 in the Big 12.

OU's Keilani Ricketts had two home runs in the first game. Michelle Gascoigne started Game 1 in the circle and moved to 14-1 on the year.

Ricketts took the loss in the second game, giving up four runs and seven hits in five innings while striking out four and walking three.

OU, OSU compete at John Jacobs meet

The University of Oklahoma track and field teams hosted the 43rd annual John Jacobs Invitational Saturday in Norman.

The Sooners won eight events and claimed a total of 40 top-10 finishes. Nine Sooners set collegiate bests in their respective events.

Oklahoma's 4x100-meter relay teams opened track events with a sweep of the men's and women's titles. Shawna Anderson, Sherine Wells, Shelleyeka Rolle and Ti'Anca Mock ran a season-best 45.27 seconds to win the women's side, while Marcus Anderson, Eric Cray, Ethan Baker and Evan Pierson clocked a time of 40.88 seconds to win the men's title.

For OSU, freshman Nick Miller notched his second-consecutive first-place finish in the hammer throw. Miller took first with a 66.88-meter effort, a mark that stands at No. 9 nationally.

OSU combined for nine other top five finishes at the meet, including a second-place finish from Caitlin Way in the weight throw. Her 56.33-meter effort in the weight throw ranks No. 4 in the OSU record book

Briefly

The Oklahoma State equestrian western team had a bid for their fourth national championship but came up just short, tying Texas A&M and falling in the tiebreaker by raw scores. ... Oklahoma Baptist's softball doubleheader at Oklahoma Christian on Saturday was rained out. The games will be made up at 1 p.m. on April 28.



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