Game Notes: Oklahoma vs. Holy Cross/Valparaiso

Game Notes: Oklahoma vs. Holy Cross/Valparaiso
Location: Norman, Okla. - L. Dale Mitchell Park
Result: Win, 1-0; Loss, 4-11
Attendance: 1,048
Date: Feb. 24, 2018



  • The Sooners shutout an opponent for the first time since shutting out Kansas State (5/7/17)on the road.
  • Oklahoma is 51-6 in home openers since 1962, including a 35-2 mark at L. Dale Mitchell Park.
  • The Sooners are 1-1 when scoring first and 1-0 when scoring in the first inning.
  • OU pitchers combined to strikeout 15; the second game of 10 or more and the second highest total this year.
Connor Berry:
  • Picked up his second save of the season and third of his career.

Cade Harris:

  • Posted his fourth multi-hit game of the season and 19th of his career.
  • Extended his season-opening hit streak to six games.
  • Hit his fifth double of the season and 15th of his career.
Jake Irvin:
  • Struck out 11; the second most of his career and fourth career game of 10 strikeouts or more.
  • Earned the 14th win of his career.
  • First 10-strikeout game by a Sooner since Dylan Grove at Texas (4/7/17).
  • Made his 10th career start of six innings or more.
Kyler Murray:
  • Hit his first career home run.
  • Notched the second multi-hit game of his career.