RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The James Madison Dukes took an early 1-0 lead in the Women’s College World Series, but the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners scored a pair of runs in the fourth inning and extended their lead with four in the fifth and one in the sixth, advancing to the best-of-3 championship series with a 7-1 win.
Kate Gordon led off with a home run for JMU and finished 2-for-3 in the loss.
Odicci Alexander gave up six runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings and left in the fifth inning to a standing ovation.
Jocelyn Alo homered for Oklahoma.
James Madison ends the season, its first with a WCWS trip, with a 41-4 record.