Hailey Dolcini and the Texas Longhorns sufferd their first defeat at the Women’s College World Series on Saturday, falling to No. 1 Oklahoma by a score of 7-2.
The Sooners, who are the defending national champs, scored four runs in the top of the fifth to break open a tight game.
Dolcini took the loss in the pitcher’s circle, throwing 4.1 innings and allowing six hits and striking out one.
The former Fortuna Husky, who is the first H-DNL player to play in the WCWS, gave up two runs in the top of the first but quickly settled into the game and held a potent Oklahoma offense scoreless for three straight innings.
The Longhorns are 1-1 in the tournament and one of six remaining teams after Northwestern and Oregon State were eliminated on Friday.
The Texas women will play an elimination game against Arizona on Sunday at 4 p.m. in a game that will be televised live on ESPN2.