JMU reaches final four in NCAA Women’s College World Series play

Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

James Madison University’s historic run ended Monday night when Oklahoma beat the Dukes, 7-1, in an elimination game in the 2021 NCAA Women’s College World Series (WCWS).

It was the third time the two teams had played each other in five days. JMU stunned the number one seeded Sooners and the nation with a 4-3 extra inning win in the opening game of the World Series last Thursday. The Dukes went on to edge fifth-seeded Oklahoma State, 2-1, on Friday to improve to 2-0 in the double elimination tournament. With that win, JMU became the first-ever unseeded team to win its first two games in….[to-view-more]