June 2, 2007
Box Score |
NCAA WOMEN'S COLLEGE WORLD SERIES
May 31- June 6, 2007
ASA Hall of Fame Stadium
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Game 8: Baylor 7, Texas A&M 4
· Baylor improved to 51-15 on the season (1-1 all-time in WCWS play) while Texas A&M fell to 46-14 (7-10 in WCWS play).
· The victory was Baylor's first in the Women's College World Series.
· Baylor improved to 3-0 this year against Texas A&M. The last time the Bears swept the season series with the Aggies was 2000 (2-0).
· With the three-game season sweep, the Bears cut into the all-time series record that now stands at 39-17-1 in favor of Texas A&M.
· Both previous meetings this year between the two squads were extra-innings affairs. Baylor won 3-1 in eight innings in College Station on April 4 and 5-4 in 10 innings at home on May 5.
· The two teams combined for three first-inning runs today. Prior to the game, no team in this year's WCWS had scored in the opening frame.
· The 16 combined hits marked a 2007 WCWS high. The previous high was 11 (twice).
· Baylor freshman designated player Courtney Oberg hit her seventh home run of the year with a three-run shot in the bottom of the third to give the Bears a 6-1 lead. The blast was part of a four-run inning.
· Baylor's Alex Colyer blasted the first triple of her career with the hit to right field in the third inning.
· The Bears' seven runs were the second-most all-time against the Aggies in the series. Baylor scored 11 in a seven-run victory over Texas A&M on May 12, 2005.
· A&M junior pitcher Amanda Scarborough tied a season high in giving up five earned runs. She also surrendered five earned runs to both Texas Tech (April 29) and Arizona (Feb. 23) earlier in the year.
· Baylor's seven runs were the second most runs allowed by A&M on the year.
· A&M's Megan Gibson recorded her 14th home run of the season to increase her school career home run record to 42.
· The last Texas A&M win in WCWS play came in 1988. It has now lost three consecutive games in the event.