OU Softball: No. 4 Texas Upsets No. 1 Oklahoma, Levels Series with a 2-1 victory marked by dramatic defensive plays.

By the Numbers
  • Oklahoma's 16-game winning streak and 40-game winning streak in Big 12 play were snapped.
  • Texas improved to 30-6 overall and 10-5 in league play, while Oklahoma dropped to 35-2 on the year and 13-1 in Big 12 action.
  • Texas pitcher Citlaly Gutierrez held Oklahoma's offense down for six innings.
  • RBI doubles from Viviana Martinez and Katie Stewart gave Texas the lead and the victory.
Yes, But

Oklahoma's sputtering offense struggled to capitalize on scoring opportunities throughout the game.

State of Play
  • Oklahoma dropped to 35-2 on the year and 13-1 in Big 12 action.
  • Texas improved to 30-6 overall and 10-5 in league play.
  • A rubber match is scheduled for Sunday on Longhorn Network.
What's Next

The teams will face each other again in a rubber match scheduled for Sunday at 1 p.m. on Longhorn Network.

Bottom Line

No. 4 Texas' 2-1 victory over No. 1 Oklahoma marked the end of significant winning streaks, setting the stage for an intense rubber match between the two softball powerhouses.