Oklahoma & Tennessee Set For Women’s College World Series Championship Series
The top-ranked Oklahoma Sooners will take on the Tennessee Lady Vols on Monday night, in the first game of a best-of-three game Championship Series in the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma advanced into the championship round by eliminating Washington, 6-2, on Sunday, while Tennessee eliminated Texas, 2-1.
The Sooners, who are 55-4, are back in the Championship Series for the second season in a row and will be playing for a national title for the third time in program history. They won the national title back in 2000, defeating UCLA in the title game.
Oklahoma is led by two-time National Player of the Year Keilani Ricketts, who has recorded 34 wins, with only one loss in the circle, while slugging 14 homers as well, and Lauren Chamberlain, who has 29 home runs on the season.
Tennessee, who is 52-10, is back in the Women’s College World Series Championship Series for the first time since 2007, when they fell to Arizona.
The Lady Vols are led offensively by Lauren Gibson, who is hitting a .414, with 19 home runs, along with pitcher Ivy Renfroe, who is 22-4, with a 1.65 ERA, along with her sister, Ellen Renfroe, who is 19-4, with a 1.74 ERA.
Game one is scheduled for Monday night at 7 o’clock, with game two set for Tuesday evening at 7 pm.
A third game, if necessary will be played on Wednesday evening.