Other Hodge Trophy finalists are all also national champions: Logan Stieber of Ohio State and Penn State’s David Taylor and Ed Ruth.
BARONS PLAYER HONORED BY CHL
Oklahoma City Barons center Alex Lavoie was named Central Hockey League Rookie of the Year by vote of coaches and media members.
Lavoie had 76 points in 60 games with the Allen Americans of the CHL, before he was signed recently by the Barons of the American Hockey League. Lovoie has a goal in three games since joining the Edmonton Oilers’ farm team in Oklahoma City.
COWGIRLS OUTSLUG BEARS
Tiffany Mikkelson, Shelby Davis and Ari Morrison had three hits apiece as Oklahoma State outlasted Central Arkansas 12-8 Wednesday at the Cowgirls Softball Complex in Stillwater. Mikkelson scored three times and totaled three RBIs.
Former Broken Arrow standout Sam Forrest had six RBIs for Central Arkansas (14-21).
OSU (19-11) starts a Big 12 series at 5 p.m. Friday at Kansas.
•Oklahoma’s scheduled softball game Wednesday against North Texas was postponed due to rain. The Sooners and Mean Green have scheduled an April 23 makeup date in Norman.
FROM STAFF REPORTS