OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma – The University of Iowa softball team was defeated, 20-0, in five innings Sunday by the No. 1 nationally ranked Oklahoma Sooners at OGE Energy Field at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium.
Senior Breanna Vasquez got the start for the Hawkeyes in the circle and took the loss, moving her record to 5-6 on the season.
The Iowa offense was unable to muster a hit against Oklahoma pitcher Jordy Bahl.
HOW IT HAPPENED
Oklahoma scored four runs in both the first and second innings. A seven-run third inning broke things open even further, and the Sooners capped the game off with a five-run fourth.
HEAR FROM HEAD COACH RENEE GILLISPIE
“A great opportunity for us to compete in an incredible environment this weekend. Even the Oklahoma fans were cheering for us the first four games. We were able to see what it takes to compete at a high level and in this stadium and will continue to work towards getting there.”
- Iowa moves to 16-10 on the season.
- It was the first matchup for the Hawkeyes against the top ranked team in the nation since facing No. 1 Florida in 2015.
The Hawkeyes return to action on March 25-27 for their home opener and the start of Big Ten play against Wisconsin.