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More Than a Stadium, Oklahoma Preparing for Bittersweet Marita Hynes Field Sendoff

Oklahoma’s softball stadium has grown with the program over the past 25 years, leaving memories that helped shape Patty Gasso’s on-field dynasty.

NORMAN — For 25 years, Oklahoma softball has called Marita Hynes Field home.

Since opening in 1998, the Sooners have made Marita Hynes Field a fortress.

The complex has served as the home base for Patty Gasso’s program that has won 16 Big 12 Regular Season titles, reached Super Regionals 16 times and qualified for the Women’s College World Series 15 times, winning six national titles.

This weekend, No. 1 OU will host the 16-seeded Clemson Tigers in Super Regional play for a spot in the 2023 WCWS. But the best of three series won’t just be another weekend in Norman.

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