After coming off a 3–0 sweep of Texas Tech final weekend, the No. 9/8 Longhorns confronted a shedding weekend to No. 1 Oklahoma in a 3 sport sequence.
Hopes have been excessive for the Longhorns within the first inning of Friday’s sport when freshman infielder Leighann Goode hit a house run to left middle area. Nonetheless, this might be Texas’ solely run of the sport.
Oklahoma retaliated with one run scored within the backside of the primary inning, 4 within the second and three within the sixth, closing the sport with the Sooners dominating 8–1.
Moreover Goode, redshirt freshman outfielder Ashton Maloney was the one different Longhorn that was in a position to get successful off of the Sooners.
Sophomore Jordy Bahl, Oklahoma’s pitcher, was in a position to fend off Texas with 108 pitches thrown in all seven innings, solely permitting two hits.
Junior pitcher Estelle Czech pitched 1.1 innings and allowed seven hits and 5 runs to the Sooners. Sophomore pitcher Sophia Simpson pitched 4.2 innings, with 5 hits and three runs given to Oklahoma.
“Clearly, it was a packed home, and it was fairly neat to play in entrance of over 8,900 followers. It’s nice for softball. After we agreed to this, that was one thing we wished to do,” head coach Mike White mentioned concerning the sport depth. “I assumed the crew got here out on this powerful surroundings and performed fairly properly. We simply gave the Sooners further photographs, and so they capitalized like nice groups do. I used to be pleased with my crew tonight.”
Saturday appeared extra promising. Freshmen Reese Atwood and Viviana Martinez every hit a single. Atwood superior to 3rd off of successful by Katie Cimusz and ran dwelling after an error.
There was no extra scoring till the highest of the fifth when Molohney scored with an RBI from sophomore infielder Mia Scott.
Oklahoma scored their first run within the backside of the fifth inning, and Texas shortly gained one other run within the sixth with a homerun by Martinez, pushing the rating to three–1.
Sadly, the Longhorn lead was ruined within the backside of the seventh inning when Oklahoma was in a position to acquire three extra runs, giving Oklahoma the 4–3 comeback win.
Sunday’s matchup added one other loss and a 0–3 sequence report for Texas towards No. 1 Oklahoma. With a dominant efficiency by the Sooners, Oklahoma defeated Texas 10–2.
The Longhorns began the day robust with an early solo dwelling run by Scott within the high of the primary inning off of junior proper handed pitcher Nicole Might for the Sooners. The subsequent and last time the Longhorns scored on Sunday was within the high of the fourth inning with an RBI from senior outfielder Lou Gilbert that introduced Martinez to dwelling plate.
The Sooners have been scorching hitters on the plate, tough for the Longhorns to include. The underside of the third inning proved to be problematic for Texas with a complete of 5 runs scored by the Sooners off Citlaly Gutierrez, Texas’ proper handed freshman pitcher.
The sport was declared over within the backside of the sixth inning, with an RBI double to middle area from sophomore Sooner infielder Cydney Sanders to take a three-game successful streak towards the Longhorns.
Texas will look to interrupt its shedding streak beginning on Thursday with a sequence towards Iowa State in Ames at 4 p.m.