STILLWATER, Okla. — The No. 18 Oklahoma State softball team run-ruled the Northern Iowa Panthers 8-0 in five innings on Tuesday evening in Cowgirl Stadium. Senior and former Huntington Lady Devil Anna Whiddon threw the complete game shutout and finished with 10 strikeouts.
Gearhart led off the third inning with her second hit of the game and then stole second base. Three batters later, Ward hit her 13th double of the season to score Gearhart.
OSU added on three more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to put the run rule into effect. Bright started the inning with a single to left field and scored from first on a double hit by Alysia Hamilton. The final two runs scored were from UNI errors.
Whiddon picked up her 13th win of the season improving to 13-3. She gave up just three hits, walked none and struck out 10 in five innings of work.