Kyle Laferriere-US PRESSWIRE
The Sooners are looking to continue their current five game winning streak with a mid-week set against their familiar in-state foe the Golden Eagles.
A quick primer via Sooner Sports:
The Sooners (17-4) are riding a five-game winning streak after sweeping Northwestern State last weekend. Junior right-handed starting pitcher Jonathan Gray -- the two-time reigning Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week -- fanned a career-high 12 in a complete-game effort to push OU to a 1-0 victory Friday. Four players posted multi-hit efforts to propel the Sooners to a 7-2 win Saturday. Redshirt freshman southpaw starting pitcher Adam Choplick fanned a career-high eight, and junior infielder Matt Oberste matched his career best by going 4-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored and extending his hitting streak to 24 straight games dating back to the 2012 season as Oklahoma sealed the sweep Sunday.
Oklahoma begins Week 6 of the 2013 season ranked No. 16 by USA Today, No. 17 by Baseball America, No. 18 by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and the NCBWA and No. 21 by Perfect Game.
OU leads the all-time series over Oral Roberts, 34-29, including a sweep of the 2012 series with wins of 5-2 and 6-3. Oklahoma head coach Sunny Golloway served as the ORU skipper for eight seasons (1996-2003), posting a mark of 335-156 and leading the Golden Eagles to six consecutive regular season and tournament titles and advancing to six consecutive NCAA Regionals.