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Mavs’ Softball ends regular season at Murray State


 TISHOMINGO, Oklahoma — The Northern Oklahoma College Mavericks dropped a doubleheader at Murray State Tuesday in the final regular season games for 2021.

  The Mavs (27-26) lost 5-4 and 16-1.  The Mavs finished the conference schedule with a 16-15 record, fourth in the league.

  In Game 1, the Mavs rallied from 4-1 down scoring three runs in the sixth but Murray scored the go-ahead run in the seventh to win 5-4.

  Lynsey Ailey had three hits while Morgan Fowble added a double.  Fowble, Ailey, and Sidney Webb had runs batted in for the Mavs.

  Ailey allowed four earned runs in 6.2 innings while striking out nine Aggie hitters.

  In Game 2, the Mavs scored a run in the first as Ailey singled home Hallie Durkee and NOC led 1-0.

  Murray would dominate after the first, scoring in every inning in a 16-1 win.

  Shay Cushenbery, Molly Myers, and Webb all worked in the circle for the Mavs.

  NOC now waits for the Region 2 Tournament May 13-16 in Muskogee.

Game 1

Murray 5, Mavs 4

                123 456 7–R   H   E

Mavs        100 003 0–4   6   0

Murray     001 030 1–5   6   1

Mavs–Ailey and Landes.  2B–Webb, Fowble.  SB–Coleman, Myers.  L–Ailey

Game 2

Murray 16, Mavs 1

              123 45–R   H   E

Mavs      100 00–1   3   2

Murray   173 5x–16 17  0

Mavs–Cushenbery, Myers (3), Webb (4) and Landes.  L–Cushenbery.


  Northern Oklahoma College, the state’s first public community college, is a multi-campus, land-grant institution that provides high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services which create life-changing experiences and develop students as effective learners and leaders within their communities in a connected, ever changing world.

  NOC, a public two-year community college, serves nearly 5,000 students on the home campus in Tonkawa, branch in Enid, NOC/OSU Gateway Program in Stillwater, online, and the University Center in Ponca City. Of these students about 60% receive financial aid and/or scholarships.  Over 80% of NOC students complete their degree with zero debt.

  NOC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and offers associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science and Applied Science.  The associate degree fulfills lower-division course work which is applicable towards a bachelor’s degree.

  Call (580) 628-6200 for more information about Northern Oklahoma College or visit