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May 10, 2014

Recap |  Box Score

• Seniors Jill Barrett and Shelby Blanton and junior Erica Sampson each earned their 57th starts of the season.
• Barrett started her 233rd consecutive career game. She has started every game in her four-year career.
• Senior Aimee Creger made her 32nd appearance and 31st start of the season, and her 107th career start.
• Tulsa won its fourth Conference USA Tournament Championship. It is the fourth league championship title, and all four times it also claimed the regular season championship.
• Creger was named Most Valuable Player of the 2014 Conference USA Championship. She was joined on the All-Tournament Team by Barrett, Sampson, senior Cierra Hughes and sophomore Catherine Horner.
• Tulsa won its 50th game of the season as it improved to 50-7 on the year. The win total surpasses the previous record of 48 wins set by the 2002 team.
• Creger extended her school record with her 27th win of the season, improving her record to 27-1.
• With 12 strikeouts on Friday, Creger now has 326 strikeouts this year and 1,052 strikeouts in her career.
• Creger totaled 33 strikeouts in the C-USA Tournament, setting a new Championship series record. She broke the previous record of 25 strikeouts set by Courtney Blades of Southern Miss in 2000 and Sarah Martz of DePaul in 2004.
• Barrett scored her 178th career run, breaking the career record of 177, previously held by Lauren Lindsay (2007-10).
• Barrett scored her 55th run of the season, tying the school record set by Caitlin Everett (2010-13) in 2012.
• Tulsa improved its all-time record in the C-USA Tournament to 15-7.