Extra Frames: Sooners play basepath strategy, Mendes approaching history

Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso places a priority on aggressive baserunning in first and third situations.

In the first inning against No. 7 Auburn (49-11), with the game still scoreless, she had a choice to make. The No. 10 Sooners (55-9) were in a good position to try something, with their fastest player, Nicole Mendes, on third and Sydney Romero, another speedster, on first