Game recap: Florida baseball loses to Oklahoma Sooners in NCAA regional
Florida (40-22) is hosting the Gainesville regional and has the top seed among the four teams. They face Oklahoma (38-20) on Saturday night after both teams won their openers Friday.
After a rough start to the season, UF has turned their season around to be one of the top 16 teams in the country. The Gators went on a surprise run to the SEC championship game, then kept that momentum going with a 7-3 win over Central Michigan on Friday. Brandon Sproat went seven strong, while Colby Halter and Sterlin Thompson homered.
The Sooners won the Big 12 Tournament and lit up Liberty on Friday, winning 16-3 off home runs by John Spikerman, Peyton Graham and Kendall Pettis.
The NCAA regionals are double-elimination.
FINAL: Oklahoma 9, Florida 4
9:55 p.m. | 5-run lead for OU
Oklahoma 9, Florida 4
9:48 p.m. | Sooners lead in 8th
Oklahoma 8, Florida 4
Two-run home run for Oklahoma gives Sooners 8-3 lead.
Oklahoma 6, Florida 3
8:40 p.m. | Oklahoma adds on
Oklahoma takes 6-2 lead over Florida in the fifth.
8:23 p.m. | Another run on wild pitch
Oklahoma takes 5-2 lead, pitching change for UF.
Oklahoma 4, Florida 2 in the third.
Blake Robertson gives OU back-to-back homers and a 3-2 lead.
Peyton Graham ties it up with two-run home run.
Jac Caglianone adds HR. Gators 2, Sooners 0 after two innings
Gators take 1-0 lead in the second on Ty Evans HR.
Game is not on ESPNU yet, on ESPN+ while Vanderbilt game still going on.
Sooners with two on base in first inning.
Where and when does Florida baseball play Oklahoma?
Where: Condron Family Ballpark, Gainesville
When: 7 p.m. ET Saturday, June 4, 2022