Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MARCH 17, 2017

Game Notes: Oklahoma at Kennesaw State (Game One)

Game Notes: Oklahoma at Kennesa State (Game One)
Location: Kennesaw, Ga. - Stillwell Stadium
Result: Win, 5-2
Attendance: 658
Date: March 17, 2017



  • The game marked the first-ever match-up between the two programs.
  • Oklahoma is 30-24 as a ranked team under Hughes.
  • Fifth game with two home runs or more.
  • The Sooners were outhit for the third game in a row and fifth time this season. OU is 3-2 in such games.
  • Oklahoma pitchers combined for 14 strikeouts; the third highest total of the season.
  • Sooner pitchers reached double figures in strikeouts for the 14th time this season. OU total 16 such games in 2016.

Ben Hollas:

  • Hit his fourth double of the season and second of the road trip.
  • Hit his second home run of the season for his fifth multi-hit game of the season and 11th of his career.

Jake Irvin:

  • Became the first Sooner to throw over 100 pitches this season.
  • Pitched six innings; his fourth start of six innings or more.
  • Improved to 5-0 on the season and 11-2 in his career.

Renae Martinez:

  • Blasted his second home run of the season and fourth of his career.
  • Drove in a career-high three runs.

Brandon Zaragoza:

  • Hit leadoff for the second time this season.



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