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Old Today, 06:39 AM   #3951
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Just a heads up: I don’t know if it’s right or not, but my viewing guide is now saying the game is on ESPN 2, not U.
That's what it says on soonersports.com, too.
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Old Today, 06:54 AM   #3952
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Direct TV guide confirms they are showing the game on ESPN2 at 2PM Friday. Channel 208.
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OSU got game 1 against FSU last night, 3-1 in 9 innings.
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OSU pitcher retired the last 18 batters she faced. Really an outstanding pitching job against one of the top hitting teams in the country. The 'noles have 7 hitters who have hit 10+ home runs.
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From Eric Bailey: 'Gritty' Sooners prepared for NCAA Super Regional pairing with Northwestern

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NORMAN — Oklahoma had celebrated 41 consecutive victories and then, all of a sudden, the Sooners were one loss from seeing their softball season come to an end.

But OU survived last weekend’s NCAA Norman Regional elimination game against Wisconsin.

“We’re gritty,” OU ace pitcher Giselle Juarez said. “We fight with our backs against the wall. Playing for each other and having more fun within the game is really important to us. I think that’s what kind of played into that last game. We had more fun and we were being resilient.”

On Friday, the Sooners will begin a best-of-3 Super Regional series against Northwestern. Games are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Saturday and, if necessary, 1 p.m. Sunday.

The winner will advance to the Women’s College World Series, which is played May 30-June 5 at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma is 52-3, but that third loss — 2-1 to Wisconsin — was an important teaching moment.

“It’s something we’ve kind of talked about. I think we needed that game. It sucks at the time, but I think it just sets our mindset and takes us to another level a little bit,” senior infielder Caleigh Clifton said. “We kind of talked about not taking anything for granted anymore. Not just coasting. To get to a new level. So I think that was important for us.”
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Old Today, 09:56 AM   #3956
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I think OSU is this good. They impressed me with their defense, which no Big Twelve team has done recently. While Show isn't a top five pitcher, she is good enough to keep a lot of teams down by letting them hit into her defense. They do have some bats, and they have played some good teams on their home fields. I thought they were a lot better than Texas.
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I think OSU is this good. They impressed me with their defense, which no Big Twelve team has done recently. While Show isn't a top five pitcher, she is good enough to keep a lot of teams down by letting them hit into her defense. They do have some bats, and they have played some good teams on their home fields. I thought they were a lot better than Texas.
+1. Much more complete team than is Texas. But Texas is stronger in the circle which tends to level the playing field. JMHO.
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