Oklahoma scene: OU scores three unanswered goals to beat Northern Arizona

Sooners return home for a 7 p.m. Friday soccer game against No. 5-ranked Oklahoma State
From Staff Reports Published: September 3, 2012
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Oklahoma scored three unanswered goals Sunday to beat Northern Arizona 3-1 in the final game at the Rebel Classic soccer meet in Las Vegas. Zoe Dickson, Renae Cuellar and Amy Petrikin scored for the Sooners, who improved to 3-2-1 for the season. OU returns to John Crain Field in Norman for a 7 p.m. Friday game against No. 5-ranked Oklahoma State.

OU LOSES TO NO. 24-RANKED TEAM

No. 24-ranked Colorado State won the final two sets Sunday and beat Oklahoma 3-1 in volleyball at Fort Collins. Dana Cranston (19 kills) and Megan Plourde (11 blocks) led Colorado State, which was the first rated opponent to play the Sooners this season. Maria Fernanda had 14 digs for OU, giving her 1,769 during a stellar career. She ranks sixth all-time in Big 12 history. OU (5-2) continues an eight-match road trip at 7 p.m. Tuesday against Arkansas in Fayetteville.

AROUND AND AROUND

Sprint car racing season continued to wind down over the weekend, with several Oklahoma-based drivers enjoying success.

*Jamie Passmore of Rose padded his standings lead on the Oil Capital Racing Series, winning the A feature late Saturday at Caney Valley Speedway in Kansas. Passmore, who has won 11 features this summer, increased his standings advantage to 170 points over Danny Smith of Tulsa.

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