Oklahoma scene: OU softball team suffers first loss of season

FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: March 2, 2013
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OU softball team suffers first loss

Nebraska handed the Oklahoma softball team its first loss of the season, beating the top-ranked Sooners 1-0 in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday in Norman.

Nebraska starter Emily Lockman (5-1) tossed a seven-hit shutout. OU starter Michelle Gascoigne (7-1) allowed only two hits, but one was a solo home run by the Cornhuskers' Tatum Edwards that provided the winning margin.

OU (17-1) won Game 1 of the doubleheader 10-3. Jessica Shults drove in three runs for the Sooners.

OU plays host to Houston at noon Sunday.

COWGIRLS DROP DOUBLEHEADER

Oklahoma State's softball team fell to Houston in both games of a doubleheader in Stillwater. The Cougars beat the Cowgirls 4-1 and 4-.

OSU starter Kat Espinosa (2-4) went seven innings, allowing four runs on eight hits while striking out four in Game 1. Samantha Chrisman hit a three-run home run for the Cowgirls in Game 2.

OSU (7-9) plays host to Nebraska in a doubleheader starting at noon Sunday.

COWBOYS WIN SEVENTH STRAIGHT

The middle of the Oklahoma State lineup carried the Oklahoma State baseball team to its seventh straight win OSU topped UC Davis 10-4 at Allie P. Reynolds The Cowboys' 4-5-6 hitters — Tanner Krietemeier, Zach Fish and Victor Romero — combined to drive in all 10 of OSU's runs and collect eight its 16 hits. Fish tied a career high with four RBIs.

The Cowboys (9-1) will look to sweep the series in Sunday's 1 p.m. finale.

PEPPERDINE HANDS OU FIRST LOSS OF SEASON



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