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No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners impressive in Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

Monday, February 25th, 2013

Oklahoma Sooners Keilani Ricketts won three games in the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic to improve to 7-0. Photo By BOB OTTO

CATHEDRAL CITY, CALIF – The 35 team 10th Annual Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic wrapped up play on Sunday, and one fact remains intact: the Oklahoma Sooners are tough to beat.

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SOFTBALL: Turang thrives as two-sport athlete

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

(Brianna Turang is the granddaughter of Ray Smith of Yucaipa, a pretty good fastpitch pitcher, who recently retired from the sport after pitching for the So. California Masters.)

BY DAVID LASSEN / Riverside Press Enterprise STAFF WRITER

This is not a story for slackers.

Those unfamiliar with the concept of a full schedule will not appreciate the rare and challenging life of Brianna Turang, a junior at the University of Oklahoma.

Turang, from Corona Santiago High, is a softball player at Oklahoma. And a soccer player for the Sooners. And a very good student: “I know she was a 4.0 last semester,” said softball coach Patty Gasso.

Turang bubbles with enthusiasm over her full plate…

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