The Cowboys, 28-16 overall and 10-8 in Big 12 play, won the series opener 1-0 against the Oregon State Beavers, 31-14-1. First baseman Alix Garcia drove in the game’s lone run with a single in the seventh. Starter Jensen Elliot allowed two hits, two walks and struck out four in seven shutout innings.
The Cowboys won game two 5-2. Third baseman Christian Funk hit a solo home run, a RBI single and drove in a run with a sacrifice fly; shortstop Andrew Navigato hit a solo home run. Starter Parker Scott allowed a run and struck out three in three innings before reliever Logan Gragg earned his third win with five strikeouts in four shutout innings.
The Cowboys won the series finale 8-7. Center fielder Trevor Boone hit a three-run home run and a RBI single and Navigato hit a two-run double. Starter Brett Standlee allowed three runs and struck out two in 3 1/3 innings. Then, reliever Jake Lyons earned his third win after allowing three runs and striking out three in 3 2/3 innings and closer Ben Leeper earned his fifth save after allowing a run and striking out four in two innings.
The Cowboys will play the Oklahoma Sooners, 30-18 and 10-6, for a three-game weekend series, which can be heard on:
Friday- Franchise 107.7 FM at 7 p.m.
Saturday- Franchise 107.7 FM at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday- Franchise 107.7 FM at 1:30 p.m.