June 13, 2010
Scores, Schedules & Capsules
Oklahoma evens series with
dropping the first game of its best-of-three Super Regional to
Virginia, Oklahoma coach Sunny Golloway (left) sounded extremely
confident when he told reporters, "We fully expect to come
back...it's not any disrespect to our opponent."
The Sooners did just that Sunday, knocking around the Cavaliers
No. 2 and No. 3 starters in forcing a winner-take-all affair
Monday with a 10-7 win at Davenport Field.
Cody Reine hit two homers and drove in five, and Max White added
a key two-run homer late for the Sooners (48-16), who had an
answer every time the Cavaliers (51-13) made a charge.
Oklahoma chased Robert Morey (9-4) by scoring four times in the
first, three coming on Reine's first homer, and getting two
runners on with no outs in the third. Cody Winiarski entered and
allowed both runners to score, finishing Morey's day with two
innings and six earned runs. Winiarksi allowed two of his own in
his three innings.
Phil Gosselin ripped a three-run homer in top of the sixth to
bring Virginia within one at 8-7, but White's homer pushed it to
Jeremy Erben pitched the final 2.2 innings to save it for Jack
Mayfield (5-0), who allowed three runs in 3.1 innings of middle
The teams will square off Monday at 7 p.m. with a trip to Omaha
on the line. The Cavaliers will be trying to reach the College
World Series for the second straight year. The Sooners will look
to reach Omaha for the 10th time and first since 1995.
(photo courtesy of OU Media