Alabama/Oklahoma Advance To Women’s College World Series Finals
The Oklahoma Sooners will take on the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Women's College World Series finals, after both remained remained undefeated in the tourney with victories on Sunday.
Oklahoma, who will be trying to capture their second national championship, and first since 2000, defeated the Arizona St. Sun Devils, 5-3. The win moved the Sooners to 53-8 on the year.
View the Oklahoma/Arizona St. box score.
Alabama advanced to the WCWS finals for the first time in school history, after eliminating the top-seeded California Bears, 5-2. The win improved the Crimson Tide to 58-7 on the season.
View the Alabama/California box score.
The series between Oklahoma and Alabama guarantees that a team from the Pac-10/Pac-12 won't win the national title. A team from the Pac-10/Pac-12 had won the tournament in six consecutive years, and ten of the last 11. Furthermore, this year will be the first time since 1986 that the Pac-10/Pac-12 won't have a representative in the finals.
Oklahoma is the only Big XII team to win the national title, while no SEC team has ever won one.
The WCWS Championship series is a best-of-three game series that begins Monday night, at 7 pm, at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.