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After winning series, Longhorns drop finale against Oklahoma

American-Statesman Staff
Texas batter Mitchell Daly connects for a single RBI against South Carolina during a game earlier this month. Daly drove in a run against the Oklahoma Sooners in the series finale Sunday.

The Texas Longhorns fell 3-2 to the Oklahoma Sooners in the series finale at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Sunday.

Despite the loss, the No. 9 Longhorns (17-7) took the series against their rivals following an win Saturday. 

A run-scoring single by Conor McKenna in the top of the ninth lifted the Sooners (13-10) to victory. McKenna finished with two RBIs.

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Mitchell Daly had the best day at the plate for Texas, going 2-for-3 with an RBI. Mike Antico drove in the other run for Texas as he went 2-for-2.

Jason Ruffcorn earned the win, allowing just one hit in 1 2/3 innings while striking out three.

Aaron Nixon suffered the loss as he gave up a run on three hits in one inning.

Texas made it five straight weekend series wins after taking Saturday night's extra-innings thriller. 

The Longhorns next take on Texas A&M in College Station at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The game can be seen on ESPNU.