The University of Oklahoma's Layne Sleeth reached to the finals of the NCAA Singles Championship, on Friday afternoon, snapping a five-game hitting streak. With the win, Sleeth becomes the first Sooner to reach the title match in program history.
She will return to the court today and face Tian of UCLA at 9:00 CT. In the semifinal, she faced NC State's Amelia Rajecki in the semifinals and had another upset to take the win 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 to advance.
About The University of Oklahoma
The University of Oklahoma is a US public university located in Norman, Oklahoma.
Founded in 1890, the University has 29,931 students as of 2007, mostly on the Norman campus. The University of Oklahoma offers 152 undergraduate, 160 master's, and 75 doctoral programs. Two major museums are located on the Norman campus: the Fred Jones Jr.
Museum of Art, which specializes in French Impressionism, and the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, which specializes in the natural history of Oklahoma. OU, considered a top school for sports programs, has won 7 national titles in football with the Sooners, while the OU baseball team has captured two national titles, the girls' softball team has captured the national title in 2000 and the gymnastics teams have captured 4 national titles since 2002.
The university is classified among R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity. Its Norman campus has two prominent museums, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, specializing in French Impressionism and Native American artwork, and the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, specializing in the natural history of Oklahoma.
The largest school, the College of Arts and Sciences, enrolls 35.2% of the OU-Norman students. The College of Arts & Sciences offers several programs, which include internships and most notably a joint archaeological program (with Saint Anselm College of Goffstown, New Hampshire) in Orvieto, Italy.
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