STILLWATER – After posting a 4-1 record in week 10 – including midweek victories over Tulsa and UT Arlington and a series win over Big 12 foe Iowa State over the weekend – Oklahoma State Softball team checks in at No. 3 in both the USA Today/NFCA Coaches Poll and the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25.
A look at the full list of the Cowgirls' rankings:
- No. 3 in the NCAA DI Adjusted Rating Percentage Index
- No. 3 in the USA Today/NFCA DI Top 25 Coaches Poll
- No. 4 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25
- No. 4 in the D1Softball Top 25
- No. 4 in the Softball America College Top 25
- No. 4 in the Extra Inning Softball Top 25
OSU began the week with wins over Tulsa and UT Arlington by a combined score of 15-1. The Pokes rode their midweek momentum into a pair of series clinching wins against Iowa State on Friday and Saturday. The Cowgirls faltered in the series finale, missing out on the sweep in a 3-2 loss in 11 innings.
The Pokes host No. 23/23 Wichita State for a midweek matchup on Tuesday, April 18, with first pitch slated for 6 p.m. Fans can listen on The Varsity Network and follow along at
Oklahoma State then travels to Austin, Texas for a conference series versus No. 7/8 Texas from April 20-22.
Game one is set to be nationally televised on ESPN2 with an 8 p.m. first pitch. Games two and three of the series will be televised on the Longhorn Network; fans can also tune in on The Varsity Network for all three games.