SMU Names Sonny Dykes as New Head Coach Before DXL Frisco Bowl

DALLAS (AM News Net)  –   Nine days before their appearance at the first DXL Frisco Bowl Game, SMU Football has announced on Monday that they have found a new head coach: Sonny Dykes. The news comes days after. . .

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SMU Head Coach Chad Morris Signs $3.5 Million Contract With Razorbacks

DALLAS (AM News Net)  –  Fans were shocked after the announcement that SMU football head coach Chad Morris had accepted a $3.5 million contract to coach for Arkansas next year on Wednesday. Originally broke by a source to the Associated Press Wednesday morning, the news became official as the official SMU football Twitter page released a tweet to confirm. “Thanks for everything [Coach Morris], and good luck with the [Arkansas Razorbacks],” it said. The news comes after the announcement that the Mustangs will be playing in their first bowl game under head coach Chad Morris in the coming weeks in Frisco, Texas against Louisiana Tech in the DXL Frisco Bowl, their first bowl game since 2012. . .
SMU to Face Louisina Tech in DXL Frisco Bowl

DALLAS (AM News Net) –  The SMU Mustangs (7-5) will be playing in their first bowl game under head coach Chad Morris in the coming weeks, taking on Louisina Tech (6-6) in the DXL Frisco Bowl. After accepting an invitation last Sunday from, Sean Johnson, executive director of the DXL Frisco Bowl, the Mustangs will be preparing for the match-up, taking place at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, on December 20 at 7:00 PM CST. "We are thrilled to announce the inaugural DXL Frisco Bowl between SMU and Louisiana Tech, two premier programs from the American Athletic Conference and Conference USA," Johnson said. "We are excited. . .

Crusaders Continue Season With Victory Over Johnson and Wales

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net) –  The UDallas Crusaders (5-1) battled with the Johnson and Wales Wildcats (0-15) Saturday afternoon. The Wildcats, who have been playing every game on the road so far hoping for a win, fell yet again as the Crusaders pushed past them, finishing 82-65. Dallas freshman Spencer Levi raced past Wildcat defenders to score the first two points of the game only 13 seconds in, and the momentum didn’t stop. The Crusaders managed to get to a 10-0 start before the Wildcats could put points on the board. With two more made field goals on two more attempts, in addition to sinking four free-throws, Levi helped the Crusaders go into the locker-room up 37-25 and shooting at 60%, compared to the Wildcats’. . .

UDallas Women's Basketball Takes Down Johnson and Wales

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net) –  UDallas Women’s Basketball defeated Johnson and Wales in their second victory in a row on Saturday. The Crusaders, who had just defeated the University of the Ozarks on Thursday, came out on top again on their home court with a 71-43 score. The Johnson and Wales Wildcats, who came into the Maher Center 1-5 in road games and 1-7 overall, were unable to stop the Crusaders. Dallas senior Michelle DeCoud started things off scoring her 1,000th career point just over a minute into the game to put the Crusaders on the board. DeCoud scored again about a minute later to bring Dallas to a 4-0 lead before the Wildcats could respond. . .

Crusaders Defeat Eagles 81-67

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net) – University of Dallas Men's Basketball (4-1) defeated the University of the Ozarks (2-3) 81-67 last night at the Maher Center. Dallas freshman Spencer Levi and junior Darrius colvin scored 49 points together during the game. Levi, dunking the ball four times through-out the game, helped the team put 48 points on the board from within the paint, allowing the Crusaders to shoot around 50% in both halves. Levi also was the leader of both teams in rebounds, recording 11 in the match-up Thursday night to add a double-double. . .
UDallas Women's Basketball Edges Eagles

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  University of Dallas Women's Basketball (2-2) faced off against the University of the Ozakrs (1-2) Thursday night to begin a two game stretch on their home court, a welcoming sign. The last, and only time, the Crusaders played at their home Maher Center, they came out on top 70-45 over Dallas Christian College. Thursday night, UDallas continued their streak at home, edging the Eagles 60-56. Five players from the University of the Ozarks came into the game averaging double-digits in points, though their offense was unable to keep up with the Crusaders. Starting off with a 20-11 lead in the first quarter, Dallas made sure the Eagles could not catch up, and then led 33-20 into halftime shooting at 46.7% compared to. . .

Mean Green Basketball Loses to Yellow Jackets

ATLANTA (AM News Net)  –  In a close battle with the Mean Green of North Texas (3-3), the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-1) came out on top with a 63-49 victory Friday night after a toughly contested first half. North Texas started off ahead and held the largest lead of the first half by only three points when the teams went into the locker rooms. But, Georgia Tech was quick to respond, and after the score was tied on three different occasions, the Yellow Jackets were able to leap ahead, ending the back-and-forth momentum of the game. Shooting in total at 43.4%, the Yellow Jackets managed to take an even larger 15 point lead in the second half, and North Texas could never stop the bleeding. . .

SMU Women's Basketball Stays Ahead of Abilene Christian

DALLAS (AM News Net)  –  Back at their home court, the SMU women's basketball team (2-3) was longing for a win Tuesday night. After having suffered three losses in a row, two during road games, the Mustangs finally returned home to face Abilene Christian University (3-1), a team they defeated the last three times they met and one which was looking for revenge. The Wildcats, knocked out of the second round of the WNIT last season due to SMU defeating them 59-52,  returned to to Moody Coliseum where it all happened to play their first away game of the season. . .
SMU Head Coach Tim Jankovich Seeing Success After Win

DALLAS (AM News Net)  –  Undefeated this season, Southern Methodist University is heading to the Bahamas for more games, being led by head coach Tim Jankovich. Just finishing off Arkansas-Pine Bluff in a 72-37 victory last Saturday, the Mustangs seem to be doing well under Jankovich, who is only in his second year as head coach of SMU. Last year he coached the Mustangs into post-season rounds, finishing 3-5 and AAC champions.
Now, the new coach who helped the team reach No. 11 in an AP poll has obtained his 29th home win in a row, as reported by The Dallas Morning News, which also is reporting Jankovich is only now behind Jerry Tarkanian with 49 consecutive home victories. . .
Yellow Jackets Buzz Past Panthers to Start Season 5-0

ATLANTA (AM News Net)  –  For the 15th time, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (5-0) defeated the Georgia State Panthers (0-3) 75-51 on Tuesday to stay undefeated so far this season, the second consecutive season to start 5-0. Last match-up between the two teams was similar. Last year the Yellow Jackets defeated the Panthers 73-42, seeming to predict Tuesday’s game. Just like last time, the Yellow Jackets frequently buzzed past the Panthers defense. Starting off with a three-pointer, and scoring four more in the first half, Georgia Tech outshot Georgia State and shot 51.7 percent. Tech went into the locker room up 45-20, and the Panthers were never able to catch up. Finishing. . .

UT Arlington Holds Off  Mustangs to Remain Undefeated

ARLINGTON, Texas (AM News Net)  –  For the first time since 1991, the SMU women's basketball (1-3) team travelled to Arlington to face the Mavericks (4-0), where they slipped by with a 77-76 victory. Despite the victory, they were 4-5 on UT Arlington's home court arriving in the College Park Center for a game before conference play starts. However, the Mustangs were unable to tie the away series against the Mavericks, who were just barely able to win 58-55. SMU started strong, having the highest lead of seven points the entire game in the first quarter. The Mavericks. . .
UDallas Women's Basketball Crushes Dallas Christian

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  The University of Dallas women's basketball team opened their season with a decicive win on Wednesday night over Dallas Christian College in a non-conference match 70-45. The win is the first of the new head coach, Lacey Burns. Heading on the court with a 21 game win-streak over Dallas Christian, UDallas got the ball rolling to outscore Dallas Christian yet again. Dallas Christian did get an early lead, but by the second quarter, the UDallas Crusaders were pushing, doubling the amount of points scored. . .

UDallas Crusaders Start Season With a Win 

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  With a new season and a new roster, UDallas Men’s Basketball (1-0) started their season on Wednesday. With 10 new players signing on to the roster, head coach Jarred Samples entered his tenth-year coaching at the University of Dallas with a game against Millsap College (0-1). The Crusaders, who went 9-16 overall last season, came out on top 73-68 to start the year. UDallas started with a field goal percentage of 34.5, but as time went on the Crusaders warmed-up for their first game, shooting 45.5% in the second half for an average of 40.3% for the entire game. Darrius Colvin. . .
SMU Football Unable to Defeat Navy in Annual Rivalry 

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AM News Net)  –  The annual rivalry between Southern Methodist University (6-4, 3-3 American) and Navy (6-3, 4-3 American) reared its head again in a close-matched showdown between the two teams on Saturday. The Mustangs had a shot at redemption, having lost the previous SMU-Navy match-up 75-31 on their home field last year, yet they could not come back against the Midshipmen, who won 43-40. Navy sailed ahead in the beginning, with a run into the endzone by Anthony Gargiulo and ended the first quarter 34-11. The Mustangs stepped up their offense, coming back from the 23 point deficit to tie the game 40-40 in the final. . .

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  Two teams, the UDallas Crusaders and the Trinity Tigers, came into contact Sunday to decide who would win the 2017 SCAC Men's Soccer title. Both teams were looking for a win, and for different reasons. For the Crusaders, a win would be their first ever SCAC Men's Soccer Championship title. For the Tigers, a win would be their sixth consecutive title win. Fate favored the Tigers. Despite entering the final round of the championship without their main goalkeeper, Blake Lieberman, due to a red card in their previous game, Trinity secured their sixth consecutive conference championship win with a 4-0 victory. . .

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  Hosting the SCAC Men's Soccer Championship this year, the UDallas Crusaders were ready to continue their historic season. Stepping onto their home field well-rested for their first game of the weekend against Southwestern, the Crusaders defeated the Pirates 4-1 for a chance to win a SCAC Championship finals match for their first time in team history. UDallas' Hunter Haugland scored first in the eight minute of the game with a header into the goal off one of Eric Haigh's iconic flip throws. The Crusader's offense wouldn't let up, and UDallas made 12 more shots in the first half, another of which was a goal by Chima. . .

IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  The Trinity Tigers slipped by with a win on Saturday to survive to the final round of the 2017 SCAC Men's Soccer Championship. The previous champions turned around a losing game in the second half against Austin College, winning 2-1 for their 14th consecutive victory. Austin College scored first, though Trinity's defense managed to keep the 'Roos from making more shots on goal. While Austin College made eight shots with four of them being on goal, the Tigers' offense unleashed a barrage of 23 shots, 11 being on goal and one of which allowed for the game to be tied. . .


IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  Arriving at the 2017 SCAC Men's Soccer Championship after a loss to UC-Santa Cruz, the Southwestern Pirates, the number 6 seed, faced off against Colorado College, with seed number 3 on Friday. Though aftter two hours of non-stop Colorado College offense, the Pirates managed to pull through and upset Colorado with a 1-0 victory. Scoring 25 minutes into the game, Southwestern's Alex Newell put the Pirates ahead with an early lead, assisted by Christian Lopez. The goal was one of only nine shots made by the Pirates. Colorado College responded with a fierce offense in the second half, managing to out shoot. . .


IRVING, Texas (AM News Net)  –  Austin College (9-6-4) faced Texas Lutheran (5-11-3) to start off the weekend in the 2017 SCAC Men's Soccer Championship on Friday.  In the regular season, the two teams played eachother twice, each team winning a match by only a margin of one point each time. This time, the Kangaroos just barely came out on top, defeating the Bulldogs in a shoot-out 5-4 to continue the tradition. Although Austin College and Texas Lutheran combined in total for 53 shots the entire match, 27 and 26, respectively, no team managed to score in the 110 minutes of play, regular and overtime. It wasn't until the Kangaroos' Chris Abad-Jacobi kicked in a fifth goal to come out on top in the sixth round. . .

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A California law has been prompting questions in the social, political, and college sports fields recently. AB-1887, commonly referred to as the Californian "travel ban," is raising eyebrows and sparking much discussion. In short, AB-1887 was created in response to certain states, Kansas, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Tennessee enacting religious freedom laws that California law makers see as a way to allow discrimination against the LGBT community. The law prohibits public funding for non-necessary travel to certain states and also says that the state cannot require public employees to travel to states that are banned. . .

OKLAHOMA CITY (AM News Net)  –  Having gone undefeated in the Big 12 Softball Championship all weekend, the Sooners' final rivals, the Oklahoma State Cowgirls, were all that stood in their way to receiving their fifth Big 12 Championship title and the trophy. Oklahoma defeated the Cowgirls 2-0 Saturday night, obtaining their fifth Big 12 tournament champion title, the most in conference history. Oklahoma finished first in the Big 12 in regular season play, as well, marking the second time in program history for the Sooners to sweep the regular season title and tournament title. The win was cause to celebrate, however, the Sooners seemed to get nervous early on when starting pitcher Paige Parker allowed Oklahoma State to hit a lead-off double. . .

OKLAHOMA CITY (AM News Net)  –  The Texas Longhorns, defeated by the Sooners on Friday in a 3-0 walk-off, had a chance at redemption Saturday afternoon with a game against the Baylor Bears. However, despite putting up a fight for most of the game, the Longhorns ultimately fell victim to an eruption of Baylor bats. Baylor put up a strong defense through out the game. Sophomore pitcher Gia Rodoni struck out 6 batters, and replacement pitcher Kelsee Selman continued the strikeout fest, recording two more strikeouts. While each Baylor pitcher made no errors, Texas' collectively made seven errors and only managed to strike out two Baylor batters. The lopsided defense of Texas still managed to keep Baylor from scoring and stranding. . .

OKLAHOMA CITY (AM News Net)  –  Texas Tech and Iowa State started off the last day of the Big 12 Championship on Saturday. Both teams, having lost their most recent games without scoring any runs, were looking to prove themselves in a final bout of competition. At the end of a nervous seventh inning, the Raiders ultimately proved victorious with a 1-0 win. Texas Tech's Kierra Miles started off with a bang, hitting the ball to right field for two bases on her first at-bat. While the Cyclones managed to keep the Raiders at bay for an inning, stolen bases in the top of the second caused confusion for Iowa State, and allowed Tech's Kaylee Strickland to run home. Texas Tech switched pitchers from Mattison Maisel, who did not strike out any batters, to Cheyene Powell, who struck. . .


OKLAHOMA CITY (AM News Net)  –  The Oklahoma Sooners mopped up competition Friday night to conclude the first day of the Big 12 Softball Championships. The Sooners, trailblazing through the tournament for a shot at a fifth Big 12 Championship victory, defeated Texas Tech 8-0. with half of their runs resulting from home-runs. Despite star pitcher of the year Paige Parker sitting out for some rest, the Sooners had no problem routing the Raiders. Sophomore Caleigh Clifton started the route with a home-run in the first inning.  Nicole Mendes was next later on with another bomb to outside the fence, bringing the score to 3-0. . .

OKLAHOMA CITY (AM News Net)  –  Standing in second place in the Big 12, the Baylor Bears were smelling a second victory of the day. Baylor defeated Iowa State 4-0 on Friday after an afternoon rest following an 11:00 game against Oklahoma State. Baylor, stacked with powerful hitters, including senior Lindsey Cargill, who entered the weekend batting at .459 and who made the first All-Big 12 team wiped the Cyclones out. The Bears offense brought in four runs, recorded two home-runs in the game, and finished with in total nine hits, compared to Iowa State's two. The Cyclone's defense also had trouble getting off the ground. Iowa State defense, led by sophomore pitcher Emma Hyden made three errors, while Baylor's made zero. . .


OKLAHOMA CITY (AM News Net)  –  Returning to ASA Hall of Fame Stadium, WCWS defending champions, the Sooners (18-1), top seeded in the Big 12 Conference, started their weekend in the Big 12 Softball Championships on Friday against the Longhorns (#4, 7-11). The Sooners, who just defeated Texas 3-0  has a chance to win two Big 12 championships in a row. Last time the conference held a championship for the playoffs in 2010, Oklahoma prevailed, the fourth time in conference championship history. The Longhorns were winners the same amount of times as well, the last of which was in 2005.
Oklahoma, a Big 12 powerhouse for sure, entered the tournament with the Big 12 coach of the year, Patty Gasso, pitcher of the year, Paige Parker. . .

DALLAS (AM News Net)  – The stage was set for arguably one of the most historic underdog stories in NCAA Women's Basketball history. Just days before, the Mississippi State Bulldogs (34-4) pulled off an incredible 66-64 victory over the UConn Huskies, who haven't been defeated in 111 games.The semifinals game, ending after an OT buzzer-beater by 5'5" junior Morgan William, propelled the Bulldogs into serious national spotlight, and once again highlighted the extraordinary shooting capabilities of Mississippi State. Before entering the Final Four, the Bulldogs knocked out Baylor in the Elite Eight rounds, credited as well to their shooting, especially from outside. . .

DALLAS (AM News Net)  – Undefeated this season and returning to the NCAA Women's Final Four for the 10th consecutive season, the UConn Huskies (36-1) were in for a surprise Friday night as they were defeated in a shocking upset by Mississippi State (34-4). UConn head coach Geno Auriemma, who coached Team USA at the Olympics and named the AP national coach of the year, warned previously that the Huskies had to be cautious playing Mississippi State, considering their shootout that knocked out Baylor from the Elite Eight. The Huskies, with a 111 game winning-streak entering the championship, fell 66-64 however in a shocking upset with an OT buzzer-beater by Mississippi State's 5'5" Morgan William.The Bulldogs pounced in the first. . .

DALLAS (AM News Net)  – For the 13th time in NCAA history, a team has sent both of its basketball teams to the Final Four. South Carolina now has its men's and women's basketball teams tipping off in a historic appearance in the Final Four and Women's Final Four in the same season. Returning to the Women's Final Four for the second time in three seasons, the South Carolina Gamecocks faced off against the Stanford Cardinals, who have returned for a thirteenth time to the national championship, on Friday night. Stanford has defeated South Carolina in all past appearances, the last of which was in the 2012-2013 season. "[The Gamecocks] run well," Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer said before the game in a media. . .

FORT WORTH (AM News Net)  –  A series of successes in the form of a five game win-streak for the Oklahoma Women's Basketball team (13-4, Big 12) was ended on Tuesday after a 79-71 loss to Kansas State. The Sooners, who sit comfortably in third place in the conference saw an opportunity to rekindle the flames of victory last night, defeating the TCU Horned Frogs (4-13, Big 12) 73-64 on their senior night. Saturday was the sixth straight win for the Sooners over the Horned Frogs, and are now 22-4 in their all time series marking their fifth sweep this season of an opponent on the Big 12. Previously, the last defeat for TCU at the hands of Oklahoma was back on January 1 with a 87-72 outcome. Oklahoma top scorer and red shirt senior Peyton. . .

DALLAS (AM News Net)  –  Undefeated at home and finishing up non-conference play after a 72-49 victory over Stanford last night, the SMU (10-3) Mustangs defeated Albany (7-6) 71-53. The win marks the 23rd home win against a non-conference opponent at home. Although the Mustangs started out with a 2-0 lead to start the game and scored nine points before Albany responded, the game was close after the Great Danes kept closing in. Semi Ojeleye recorded 28 points, a career high. "I love guys who are so passionate about their craft, whatever it is," SMU head coach Tim Jankovich said of Semi Ojeleye's performance. "But we're talking about basketball right now and they live it and they breathe it. . .

DALLAS (AM News Net)  –  Amid swirling rumors of heading to Baylor and recent news that Houston coach Tom Herman is heading to Texas after the firing of Charlie Strong, SMU has announced that current head coach Chad Morris will be staying with the Mustangs. "SMU and [Coach Chad Morris] have agreed to a contract extension through the 2023 season," the team announced on Twitter. Morris, who has been at SMU for two seasons, has yet to advance the team to the bowl game, was silent on the situation after the recent 75-31 loss to Navy. . .


DALLAS (AM News Net)  –  Leading the all time series and already having clinched the AAC West Division, the Navy Midshipmen (9-2) traveled down to Dallas to play rival SMU (5-7). The Midshipmen, who won the past six games against the Mustangs, including a 55-14 win last year, sunk them again this afternoon, inundating the Mustangs with touchdowns and interceptions to win 75-31. Despite SMU being the only FBS school with three players with four picks or more, and scoring the first touchdown minutes into the game, the Mustangs could not keep up the pressure into the second half. SMU quarterback Ben Hicks' 331 yards and pair of touchdowns was not enough when the defense broke down. The Midshipmen were locked in. . .

AUSTIN (AM News Net)  –  After an embarrassing loss to the Kansas Jayhawks, who were only 1-9 at the time of the game, several Texas football players talked of boycotting the upcoming game on Friday against TCU. “Yeah, [talk of a boycott] was real, but we’re not going to boycott,” Texas senior Jacorey Warrick said to the American-Statesman. “We’re going to play. That was just people angry about expressing their thoughts. Coach Strong was not going to let us boycott that game.” Warrick further expressed that he wants Strong to say in a press conference on Monday. "[I think Charlie Strong should return] because I think that he's truly changed the program from within," he said. "Guys, when I was a freshman, I seen a lot of things that I thought were okay that. . .

DALLAS (AM News Net)  –  Another day, another win. SMU Volleyball (16-2) extended their streak to five wins today after defeating Memphis (6-12) in straight sets (25-17, 25-21, 25-16) at the Moody Coliseum. The Mustangs, who are tentatively holding onto first place in the American Athletic Conference by only one win, managed to defend their position, out-blocking Memphis and racking up kills: a good way to end their senior night. Although Memphis got the first point, SMU  responded instantly with a kill by red shirt junior Katie Hegarty. The back and forth pattern repeated, with the Mustangs only taking the lead after a 10-10 score. SMU recorded 9.5 total team blocks, compared to Memphis' 4, along with the Mustangs' Kristen Stehling, Lauren Mills, and Brittany. . .

WACO (AM News Net)  –  The Baylor Bears volleyball team (6-2) was in a perfect position to extract some revenge this afternoon: ahead in spot three of Big 12 standings, and the Oklahoma Sooners (3-5) were coming to town. Last year, the Sooners swept the Bears on November 15th, their first road game. Today, the Bears managed to defeat Oklahoma in four sets (22-25, 25-11, 28-26, 27-25), ending a seven-game home losing streak to the Sooners. Sporting junior Katie Staiger, ranked fourth nationally in kills per set, the Bears were able to keep up the offensive pressure with 65 total attacks, 19 of which were recorded by Staiger, despite the incredible defensive effort. Of Oklahoma's 52 attacks, there were 25 errors. . .


WACO (AM News Net)  –  The Baylor Bears volleyball team (6-2) was in a perfect position to extract some revenge this afternoon: ahead in spot three of Big 12 standings, and the Oklahoma Sooners (3-5) were coming to town. Last year, the Sooners swept the Bears on November 15th, their first road game. Today, the Bears managed to defeat Oklahoma in four sets (22-25, 25-11, 28-26, 27-25), ending a seven-game home losing streak to the Sooners. Sporting junior Katie Staiger, ranked fourth nationally in kills per set, the Bears were able to keep up the offensive pressure with 65 total attacks, 19 of which were recorded by Staiger, despite the incredible defensive effort. Of Oklahoma's 52 attacks, there were 25 errors. . .


OKLAHOMA CITY  (AM News Net)  –  After a thrilling game one, the Oklahoma Sooners were pressed to finish off the Auburn Tigers in game two. The Tigers, who's offense during the first night was unable to support the pitching capabilities of their senior pitcher Lexi Davis, had a complete reversal during the second game. Auburn earned 11 runs after a walk-off grand slam in the eighth inning. At first for Auburn, a loss of the chance to win the World Series seemed inevitable. By the top of the second, Oklahoma had already earned seven runs. However, this would not deter the Tigers. At the bottom of the second, junior Kasey Cooper hit a three-run home run in addition to two runs. At the bottom of the fourth, Cooper again hit a home run, bringing in another. . .

OKLAHOMA CITY  (AM News Net)  –  The Auburn Tigers (56-11) and Oklahoma Sooners (56-7) collided this evening in the first game of the 2016 Women's College World Series finals. The teams, so far both undefeated in the championships, were hunting for an early victory to gain the advantage in the best-two-out-of-three finals. The Sooners, who were starting four freshmen, planned to defend their home state, and despite a late rally by the Tigers, stopped them dead in their tracks, and won 3-2. The game was mainly decided by the defense of the teams. By the top of the third inning, Auburn's senior pitcher Lexi Davis had thrown 25 pitches. Oklahoma's Paige Parker had only thrown 15.  Although Auburn managed to earn two runs with a hit by senior Jane Rhodes. . .