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No. 2 Oklahoma Shuts Out Baylor in Game Two of The Series

Waco, Texas - Baylor Press Release:

WACO, Texas – No. 15/15 Baylor softball (20-8, 0-2 Big 12) took a 9-0 (5) loss to No. 2/3 Oklahoma (30-2, 5-0 Big 12), losing the opening series of Big 12 play to the two-time defending national champs on Friday evening at Getterman Stadium.

Regan Green (5-2) took the loss in the circle, splitting her outing over the opening 1.1 frames, before reentering in the fourth and working through the final five outs.

Goose McGlaun (1.2 innings) and Lexi Koltz (0.1 innings) made relief appearances for BU, but neither was able to contain the OU bats.

A season-high four errors, coupled with nine hits allowed the Sooners to pick up four runs in the second, three in the third, and two in the fourth.

The Lady Bears were no-hit for the second time this season, with the first coming vs. then-No. 2 Florida on March 3.

The two baserunners for BU came on an OU error legged out by Carlee Wallace in the second and a hit by pitch earned by Goose McGlaun in the fifth.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Baylor dropped the season series with the Sooners for the sixth-straight season.
  • BU was handed a run-rule loss for the first time since a 9-1 (6) loss at Louisiana-Lafayette on May 17, 2015 to end the season in the NCAA Lafayette Regional.
  • The 9-0 (5) loss on Saturday evening to the Sooners was the first run-rule loss at home since falling 11-1 (6) to Texas A&M on April 28, 2010.
  • The Lady Bears were shutout in consecutive games for the first time since April 8-9, 2016 at home by Oklahoma.

WHAT’S NEXT

Baylor will have one more chance to chip back at the Sooners, facing Oklahoma in the series finale on Saturday, March 31, at 6 p.m. at Getterman Stadium. The game will be nationally televised on ESPN and the WatchESPN app.


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