Oklahoma scene: Whitney Ellis homers twice in Sooners' victory over Louisiana Tech

Sophomore Whitney Ellis hit two home runs to help lift the No. 13-ranked Oklahoma softball team to an 11-3, six-inning victory over Louisiana Tech (8-11) at Marita Hynes Field in Norman on Tuesday afternoon.
Published: March 4, 2014
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Oklahoma Christian’s Shea Coats, a freshman from Tuttle, was honored Tuesday as the National Christian College Athletic Association’s softball pitching student-athlete of the week.

Coats was honored for her performance as the Lady Eagles won two of three games last weekend at Texas-Permian Basin. Coats threw a complete-game one-hitter to lead OC to a 3-0 win in the series opener, then threw two perfect innings in relief to earn the save as the Lady Eagles took the series finale 6-2.

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