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NORMAN, Okla. – Prairie View’s historic season came to an end in the elimination round of the NCAA Norman Regionals falling to Minnesota 13-1 in five innings.

Minnesota opened the game with seven runs in the bottom half of the first inning taking a 7-0 lead using a double and two home runs and a single to left-center to score.

The Golden Gophers added two runs in the bottom of the second to advance their lead to 9-0. Minnesota added four more in the bottom of the fourth.

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PVAMU was able to get on the board with one run in the top of the fifth when Destinee Smith hit an RBI fielder’s choice scoring Taliya Talley, who earned a free base being walked.

Cailin Massey earned the loss finishing the season with a 12-13 overall record.

The Lady Panthers concluded the season 20-30 overall and 16-8 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

Courtesy: Prairie View Athletics 


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