Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma Notes

Virginia Tech
• Ryan Burns’ RBI single in the second inning marked just his seventh RBI of the season and his first since driving in three runs in the Hokies’ 7-5 win over BC on May 5.

• Pitcher Eddie Campbell came into the game with just three quality starts the entire season. One of those came in the ACC championship game against North Carolina on May 26. Before that, his last quality start came on March 1 against Ohio. 

• The Hokies turned two double plays in the win over UConn and three against Oklahoma, giving them 62 on the season. That marked the most double plays turned by the Hokies since they joined the ACC.

• Andrew Rash hit a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth inning. It was his 42nd career home run. He ranks sixth at Tech in career home runs, just one behind Mike Conte, who hit 43 from 1986-89. 

• Tyler Horan’s five at-bats against Oklahoma gave him 257 at-bats for the season, thus enabling him to set the Tech single-season record for at-bats. Tim Buheller held the previous record of 254 at-bats during the 1985 season.

• Oklahoma advanced to its fourth NCAA Super Regional, third in four seasons and second consecutive. 

• The Sooners have won eight games overall, the third longest win streak of the season, and seven straight games at NCAA Regionals.

• The Sooners’ senior class won its 176th game as a class, tying for the most wins by a class in Oklahoma history.

• Head Coach Sunny Golloway has coached OU to a 24-17 record in the NCAA Tournament since 2005.

• 11 of the Sooners’ 13 hits came in the sixth and ninth innings when all 10 runs were scored 

• The game marked the first meeting with Virginia Tech since 1978, a 4-2 Hokier win at Vanderbilt

• Oklahoma is 79-67 all-time in the NCAA Tournament and 9-2 when playing in the state of Virginia, since 2010. 

• The Sooners are 15-15 when their opponent scores first. 

• Jake Fisher’s 5.1 innings pitched is his third longest outing of the year in six starts.

• Hector Lorenzana improved his reached base streak to 15 games with a second-inning walk. 

• Jack Mayfield’s sixth-inning single marked his 17th multi-hit game of the season…Mayfield later added a single in the ninth for his first three-hit game of the season. 

• The Sooners are 14-7 when committing zero errors and 10-5 when their opponent commits two or more.

• Max White picked up his 23rd multi-hit game of the season with a base hit in the eighth. 

• Oklahoma is 2-0 when hits are equal with its opponent.