Pendley’s grand slam lifts No. 5 Sooners over No. 18 South Carolina

South Carolina faced two-time defending national champion Oklahoma riding high off a 17-game win streak.

It took just one inning for the No. 5 Sooners to dash any hope of an upset.

Center fielder Nicole Pendley’s two-out first-inning grand slam was all OU (17-2) needed in a 4-2 victory over the No. 18 Gamecocks (20-2) Saturday at Marita Hynes Field. It was Pendley’s fourth homer