TULSA POSTGAME NOTES VS. HOUSTON IN NCAA REGIONAL
May 16, 2014
Barrett started her 234th consecutive career game. She has started every game in her four-year career.
Senior Aimee Creger made her 33rd appearance and 32nd start of the season, and her 108th career start in 133 games.
Sophomore Catherine Horner recorded her second straight walkoff RBI to open a tournament in the last week. She hit a sacrifice fly to give Tulsa a 1-0 win to open the Conference USA Championship on May 8. The play scored Barrett from third base each time.
Senior Haley Henshaw hit her first career NCAA postseason home run.
Barrett scored her 56th run of the season, breaking the previous record of 55 set by Caitlin Everett (2010-13) in 2012.
Creger totaled 13 strikeouts in the game. It is a school record for strikeouts in an NCAA Regional game.
Creger allowed two hits against Houston Friday. She has allowed two or fewer hits in 16 starts of five or more innings this season.
Tulsa won its opening game of the regional for the fourth time in program history. TU also won its openers in 2009, 2011 and 2012, and started 1-1 each year.
Tulsa won its first NCAA postseason game since the opening contest of the 2012 Norman Regional. TU beat Oregon State 9-1 in 11 innings on May 18, 2012.
Creger won her 28th game of the season, and 96th of her career - the highest totals in school history.
Creger raised her season strikeout total to 339, and her career total to 1,065 strikeouts; both program records.
Barrett raised her season hits total to 94, and her career total to 315. She also scored her 180th run. All are school records.
Tulsa improved its all-time record in the NCAA Tournament to 7-12.
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