NORMAN, Okla. -- No. 8 Oklahoma won its sixth consecutive game to move to 15-3 as it downed Austin Peay 8-0 in five innings on Tuesday. OU head coach Patty Gasso continually stresses to her team to be ready for anyone to step in and lead the team, and on Tuesday night it was Kirsten Allen in her first start of the season in the circle.

Allen became the second Sooner pitcher to throw a compete game one-hitter this season. Austin Peay fell to 6-8 as Allen struck out seven of the 17 batters she faced. She got help at the plate as Oklahoma collected eight hits while scoring in three of four innings.

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Javen Henson scored first for the Sooners in the bottom of the second when she smacked her first career home run over the left field fence. Her homer brought home Allee Allen who had walked in the previous at bat.

OU added a third run in the second after Jessica Shults walked and was sent to third on a Keilani Ricketts single to center field. With runners on the corners, Brittany Williams delivered an RBI single through Austin Peay’s right side for a 3-0 Oklahoma lead.

The Sooners added their fourth run in the bottom of the third when Lauren Chamberlain sent her team leading fifth home run of the season over the left center fence for a solo shot.

Oklahoma closed the door on the Lady Govs in the bottom of the fourth with four runs off three hits. The Sooners were aided by three illegal pitches by Austin Peay’s Morgan Brewer.

After Shults and Ricketts led off with a single and a double, respectively, they were replaced on their respective bases by Callie Parsons and Kelley Reeves. An illegal pitch by Brewer sent Parsons home and Reeves to third before Williams doubled to left field to score Reeves.

Erica Sampson replaced Williams on the base path, then Georgia Casey moved her over to third with a sacrifice fly to deep right field.  Sampson then trotted home on a second Brewer illegal pitch as Chamberlain walked to first during the next at bat.

After stealing second, Chamberlain moved to third on a sacrifice bunt by Brianna Turang before she was sent home by a third Brewer illegal pitch for Oklahoma’s eighth and final run.