Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MARCH 02, 2018

Game Notes: Oklahoma vs. Alabama (Game One)

Game Notes: Oklahoma vs. Alabama (Game One)
Location: Norman, Okla. - L. Dale Mitchell Park
Result: Win, 2-1 (11)
Attendance: 1,380
Date: March 2, 2018



  • Oklahoma started Cade Harris, Kyler Murray and Steele Walker from left to right in the outfield for the sixth game in a row.
  • Sooner pitchers combined for 17 strikeouts; matching a season-high and marking the sixth game in double digits this season.
  • OU played its fourth extra-inning game; moving its record to 2-2 in extras.
  • The Sooners last won in extras and on a walk-off last Sunday vs. Valparaiso, 3-2, in 10.
  • The win marked the first for Oklahoma against Alabama, which leads the all-time series 4-1.

Jake Irvin:

  • Shutout streak of 13 consecutive innings snapped in the top of the sixth.
  • Matched his season-high with 11 strikeouts; his fifth career game with 10 or more.
  • Tied his career-high for innings pitched at seven. Has gone seven five times in his career and six or more 11 times.

Kyle Mendenhall:

  • Posted the third three-hit game and 25th multi-hit game of his career.
  • Recorded his second walk-off hit after previously hitting a home run to beat No. 2 Texas Tech (4/2/17).

Kyler Murray:

  • Hit clean-up for the first time in his career.

Brylie Ware:

  • Registered his third multi-hit game of the season and 16th of his career.
  • Is hitting .400 (8-for-20) after starting the season 0-for-14.



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