2000 Oklahoma earned its first national championship in 2000. After finishing second in 2012, the school won its second title the following year by winning the NCAA Division I Softball Tournament.
The Sooners finished the season 43-1 and were ranked No. 1 all the way through the tournament win over South Carolina.
Coach Patty Gasso led the team to its first title game appearance with a young squad that included only one player (Brittany Shaffer) who had started more than half of OU's games. The Sooners went on to defeat South Carolina 3-0 after being up 2-0 early in the best-of-three series.
In their next game, they fell to Florida State 4-3 in an exciting final. The Seminoles took advantage of two errors by the Sooners to score three runs in the sixth inning to advance to the finals.
Oklahoma was undefeated at home this season and had won 31 games overall, including a perfect record in Big 12 play. The Sooners outscored their opponents 549-47 this season.
No American team has ever won back-to-back titles.
The OU Softball team has qualified for the Women's College World Series 15 times, including in 1975, 1980, 1981, 1982 (AIAW), 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, and 2017. Oklahoma earned its first national championship in 2000.
Sooners of Oklahoma The sporting teams that represent the University of Oklahoma in Norman are known as the Oklahoma Sooners.
Oklahoma State has 52 NCAA team national championships in total, ranking fourth in the NCAA. Wrestling (34), golf (11), cross country (4), basketball (2), and baseball have all won national titles (1).
The Cowboys have been undefeated season in NCAA Division I football seven times, a record that is tied with Ohio State and Tennessee. Oklahoma State has not lost when playing Kentucky for the Frank Broyles Award, given to the nation's top college football coach. The last time they lost a game was in 2014 when they fell to Baylor 14-13 in Waco, Texas.
OSU has won more than 300 games during its existence, including 46 seasons with at least 30 wins. The program has only had six losing seasons, finishing with a record under.500 five times. They currently have a winning percentage of.818, which is third behind Michigan and Ohio State.
They play their home games at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater, Oklahoma. The stadium is also known as "Hobo World" because of its low walls and benches instead of grandstands. It can hold about 100,000 people with an NFL field size. Opened in 1956, it is the oldest stadium in the Big 12 Conference.
The Oklahoma Sooners won the Women's College World Series by defeating the Florida State Seminoles 5-1 in Game 3. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma needed a star pitcher to complement its explosive offense, and the Sooners have won the national championship again. Allie Wylie tossed a three-hit shutout as second-seeded Oklahoma beat Florida State 5-1 Wednesday night for its third title in four years. The No. 1-seed Sooners improved to 49-4-1 all-time when winning the series.
In the opener of this best-of-3 series, Oklahoma scored five times in the first inning and cruised to an 11-0 win over Florida State. With the game already decided, both teams focused on building their rosters for the upcoming season. First-year FSU coach Mary Ellen Carlucci lost her first game as her Seminoles fell to 0-2 against top-ranked and reigning national champion Oklahoma. The Sooners will play California in the final on Thursday night.
Carliucci was fired two days later after just one season at Florida State. Oklahoma hired former Arizona manager Jen Rizzotti on an $800,000 contract to replace John Smith, who moved on to Texas A&M after six seasons in Norman.
Oklahoma has seven Associated Press titles to its credit. The NCAA recognizes 16 of the school's championships. These victories occurred in the years 2003, 2000, 1986, 1985, 1980, 1978, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1967, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1953, 1950, and 1949.
Only Iowa has won more straight titles than Oklahoma State, with nine. Earl McCready of Oklahoma State became the first three-time NCAA champion with his championship exploits in 1928, 1929, and 1930.
Georgia softball is eliminated from the NCAA Women's College World Series after losing to Oklahoma. Oklahoma, the top seed, won 8-0. The run rule allowed OU to win in just six innings. UGA's 0-2 loss in Oklahoma City removes the Bulldogs from the Women's College World Series in 2021.
This is the first time since 2011 that a team from the state of Oklahoma has appeared in the championship series. The Sooners are now 3-0 against Georgia in their previous three meetings. Oklahoma will play South Carolina for its second national title next week.
In other women's college baseball news, Florida State has been eliminated from the tournament by Texas A&M. The Seminoles lost 9-1 in College Station on Sunday night. They were unable to come back from an early deficit and fell short of reaching their third consecutive NCAA Tournament.
Florida State was one of four number one seeds to be eliminated from the tournament this weekend. Auburn, North Carolina, and Virginia also lost their first games of the best-of-three series.
Texas A&M will face Mississippi in the best-of-three Super Regional next week. The winner will advance to the 2020 National Championship Game against Oregon. This is the first time since 2012 that both number one seeds have been knocked out in the same weekend.