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Baylor 7, Texas A&M 4

June 2, 2007

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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.



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