Oklahoma St softball coach Rich Wieligman fired

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma State fired softball coach Rich Wieligman on Monday after his second straight losing season.

The Cowgirls finished this season with a 21-31 record, including a 3-13 mark in Big 12 play. Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said the program ''has lost its momentum,'' and he felt it was ''time we move in another direction.''

Wieligman took over the program in 2007. In 2009, he led the Cowgirls to the first of three straight NCAA regional appearances, which culminated with a 2011 trip to the Women's College World Series.

Since 2011, the Cowgirls are 102-111 with a Big 12 record of 22-54.

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