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Keilani Ricketts pitches OU to CSWS over Arizona... - 05-28-2011, 04:41 PM

The 2011 CSWS will be the FIRST without either of softball's perennial powers, UCLA (14 national championships) & Arizona (10 national crowns). Both teams were eliminated.

Former Archbishop Mitty southpaw, Keilani Ricketts, a sophomore, dominated the UofA Wildcats on their home field over two consecutive games. She nearly pulled off two shutouts but Lini Koria hit a two run off-field homerun with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to break the schneid. Keilani Ricketts also homered in each game against Zona ace, Kenzie Fowler. Former Valley Christian star, Chana'e Jones, rapped out two hits in each contest. This will be the Sooners first appearance in Oklahoma City since 2004.

http://www.soonersports.com/sports/w...2011/ou59.html


Oklahoma is also the first visiting team in 2011 to advance to the CSWS. Hopefully, Cal can also pull off that difficult fete tomorrow. Alabama, Arizona State, Florida and Oklahoma State, all Super Regional hosts, have already advanced. Stanford, Oregon & Arizona from the Pac 10 have been sent home. Cal & Washington both begin their Super Regional competition today-Saturday-on the road.
http://www.ncaa.com/brackets/softball/d1/2011
GO BEARS!

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Dominant? - 05-29-2011, 07:30 AM

Friday, yes; yesterday, no. She was good when she had to be but AZ had numerous chances and just didn't get it done. What was really surprising was that Kenzie Fowler got hammered by a not great hitting Okie team. I guess she's had injury problems this year but she's just not been nearly as good as she was as a frosh. Sophomore jinx?


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05-29-2011, 07:56 AM

Kenzie had been out with a concussion and came back during pac8 play. She was out for some 2 or 3 weeks.

CF or others probably could address this but many players had to change their pitching style too because of illegal pitches which were prevalent last yr. I think Kenzie was one of these that had many of these illegal pitches called against her so her delivery was altered. This could be part of her inconsistency this year which has taken away her effectiveness.
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