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UT baseball falls to Oklahoma, 2-1, missing chance for series sweep

Starter Kyle Johnston allowed just three hits, but the offense was unable to score after the first inning as the University of Texas baseball team fell, 2-1, Sunday to Oklahoma (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — First baseman Kacy Clemens drove in his brother, Kody, with a sacrifice fly in the first inning, but it was not enough as the Texas baseball team fell, 2-1, Sunday to Oklahoma at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The loss prevented the Longhorns from sweeping the No. 16 Sooners in the three-game series.

Three UT pitchers struck out seven and held the Sooners to five hits over nine innings, but allowed six walks. Starter Kyle Johnston gave up three hits and a run over six innings, before giving way to Chase Shugart, who