Sooners Finish Time In California With Win Over Florida State


Saturday, February 23rd 2013, 4:36 pm
By: News 9


No. 1 Oklahoma finished its time at the at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic in Palm Springs, Calif. on Saturday with a 6-0 win over No. 23 Florida State.

With the win, Oklahoma improved to 15-0 this season and 7-0 against ranked teams. OU is outscoring top-25 teams 47-0 this year.

Keilani Ricketts picked up another win for the Sooners, allowing just a single hit in the complete game shutout while striking out 11 batters.

Shelby Pendley went 3-for-3 with an RBI and run scored to lead the offense.

Destinee Martinez got the scoring started for the Sooners in the second inning, doubling home Pendley before coming around to score herself on a throwing error by left fielder Kirstin Austin.

The Sooners added two more runs in the third inning and a single run in the fourth and fifth innings.

Oklahoma finally returns to Norman to open its home schedule March 1 against Nebraska as part of the Spring Preview Tournament. The tournament will feature Houston as well as OU and Nebraska. First pitch for the Sooners and Nebraska is set for 6 p.m.