Game Notes: Oklahoma vs. West Virginia (Game One)

Game Notes: Oklahoma vs. West Virginia (Game One)
Location: Norman, Okla. - L. Dale Mitchell Park
Result: Win, 19-6
Attendance: 1,107
Date: March 23, 2018

Notes

Team:

  • Oklahoma leads the all-time series against West Virginia, 11-9.
  • The Sooners scored a season-high 19 runs on a season-high 22 hits; the most runs since an 18-run game vs. Dallas Baptist (3/6/8) and the most hits since 21 at Baylor (3/29/15).
  • OU scored the most runs against a Big 12 opponents since a 17-6 win at Kansas (5/1/16).
  • Sooner pitchers combined for 10 strikeouts; the 13th game of the season in double digits.

Cade Harris:

  • Hit his first home run of the season and fourth of his career.
  • Tallied his fourth three-hit game of the year, matching a career-high, and 10th multi-hit game to push his career total to 25.
  • Hit his team-leading 11th double of the season and 21st of his career.

Jake Irvin:

  • Won his 16th game overall and fourth in Big 12 play in his career.
  • Registered his 13th career game of six starts or more; matching a career-high with seven innings for the sixth time.
  • Struck out nine batters for his sixth career start of nine or more.

Kyle Mendenhall:

  • Posted his fourth three-RBI game of the season and seventh of his career.
  • Recorded his ninth multi-hit game of the season and 32nd of his career.

Steele Walker:

  • Extended his reached base streak to 16 games and hit streak to seven games.
  • Collected the first four-hit game of his career; a career-high.
  • Became the 40th player in program history with 100 career RBI and 100 career runs; reaching the 100-mark in both categories on the night. He is the first to reach that mark since Sheldon Neuse (2014-‘16).
  • Recorded his 11th multi-hit game of the season and 47th of his career.

Brylie Ware:

  • Extended his career-best reached base streak to 21 games and his hit streak to seven games.
  • Posted a career-high six RBI and the first six-RBI game by a Sooner since Craig Aikin vs. Little Rock (3/3/15).
  • Notched his 10th multi-hit game of the season and 23rd of his career.

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