Columbia Super Regional - Game One Notes
South Carolina 5, Oklahoma 0
June 9, 2012
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Saturday's attendance was 8,242, marking the 14th sellout of the season and 25th in Carolina Stadium history.
Oklahoma drops to 42-24 on the year.
The Sooners are now 80-69 all-time in the NCAA Tournament.
Oklahoma has now lost the opener of its last three Super Regional appearances. The Sooners bounced back to win game two in both 2010 and 2006.
The loss snaps the Sooners' four-game winning streak. Oklahoma has lost three times in its last 10 games.
The Sooners were shut out for just the fourth time this season.
South Carolina improves to 44-17 on the year.
The Gamecocks have won a NCAA record 20 consecutive NCAA Tournament games.
Carolina has won 23 straight NCAA Tournament games at home, including a 12-0 mark at Carolina Stadium.
The Gamecocks are now 117-56 in NCAA Tournament games, including a 25-1 record the last three seasons.
Senior lefthander Michael Roth worked 7 2/3 scoreless innings to improve to 6-0 for his career in NCAA Tournament outings.
Carolina opened the scoring with three runs in the second inning as it improved to 33-5 this season when scoring first, including a 4-0 mark in the postseason.