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February 24, 2013

Sooners win eighth straight

NORMAN — Oklahoma cruised to its eighth straight victory to begin the season, thumping Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 4-2, in the second game of the 2013 Kleberg Bank College Classic for both squads Saturday at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas.

The Sooners (8-0) are off to their best start since winning 16 straight to start the 2011 season.

Junior right-handed pitcher Jonathan Gray (2-0) went seven innings and struck out six to earn the win on the hill for OU and improve to 2-0 on the season. Freshman left-hander Jacob Evans earned his second career save.

Trevor Foss took the loss for the Islanders (3-4). Foss lasted seven innings and gave up three runs on three hits.

Matt Oberste registered a two-RBI base hit and extended his eight-game hitting streak to start the season.

The Sooners closes out the 2013 Kleberg Bank College Classic when it takes on New Mexico at 9:30 a.m. today.

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