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Oklahoma softball: Lauren Chamberlain leads home run barrage as Sooners advance to WCWS

Lauren Chamberlain homered twice and the Sooners hit five home runs in all en route to an 8-2 win in the deciding game of the NCAA Super Regional Sunday at Marita Hynes Field.
by Scott Wright Published: May 25, 2014
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NORMAN — For seven innings Saturday and one time through the lineup Sunday, Oklahoma looked like it wasn’t going to be able to get its offense going against Tennessee pitcher Ellen Renfroe.

But with one towering home run off the bat of Lauren Chamberlain, all that changed.

Chamberlain homered twice, and the Sooners hit five home runs in all on the way to an 8-2 win in the deciding game of the best-of-3 NCAA super regional Sunday at Marita Hynes Field.

The win sends Oklahoma back to the Women’s College World Series for the fourth consecutive year, with the Sooners’ sights set on defending their 2013 national title.

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by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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