OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma's historic run through the softball season culminated with a 3-1 win over Florida State and a third straight national championship on Thursday night.
It was the Sooners' NCAA-record 53rd consecutive victory. They became the first team to win back-to-back-to-back titles since UCLA in 1990.
After falling behind 1-0 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Oklahoma's prolific offense answered with back-to-back home runs off ACC Pitcher of the Year Kathryn Sandercock to start the fifth.
It was the first multiple-home run game for Sandercock since Feb. 19.
Oklahoma All-American pitcher Jordy Bahl then came out of the bullpen in relief of Alex Storako, who gave up one earned run and three hits in four innings, improving to 19-0.