On Sunday morning, the Oklahoma Sooners posted five runs through the first three innings of play against the UCF Knights in Orlando. Riding the offensive momentum, Skip Johnson’s ball club earned a second consecutive win after plating seven runs. The effort secured a 7-4 victory and the series win on the road as OU now returns to conference play.
Although Kyler Murray scored the first run of the outing in the second inning despite failing to record a hit, it was the home team taking the lead in the bottom half of the frame. Michael Mika reached base on a single and later scored on a throwing error the even things up on the board. Following the success, Adam Torres’ RBI single official put the Knights in front.
However, the Sooners were about to open the flood gates with a four run third inning to all but seal the fate of UCF. Cade Harris found himself in scoring position after a double. Later a single from Steele Walker allowed Harris to touch home knotting the score at 2-2. With two runners on, Murray stepped up to plate looking to change the course of the morning. In a single swing, the outfielder sent the ball over the fence for the second time this series. A three run blast put Oklahoma firmly in control of the game a 5-2.
It was a lead UCF failed to make up any ground on despite a valliant effort in the final inning. Plating two runs, the Knights faded as end Murray stole the show going 1-of-3 with three RBIs on throughout the contest.
Oklahoma returns to conference play with one final series. The opponent this go around is none other than the Kansas Jayhawks.