No. 1 Oklahoma into Women's College World Series semifinals

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma claimed its 50th straight win in style.

Tiare Jennings and Kinzie Hansen homered, and No. 1 seed Oklahoma rolled past No. 4 Tennessee 9-0 in five innings on Saturday to advance to the Women's College World Series semifinals.

The Sooners (58-1) inched closer to a possible third consecutive national title and extended their Division I record for consecutive victories. The team set the record for most consecutive wins after winning No. 48 in the super regionals. But Oklahoma coach Patty Gasso said after Saturday's game that the team still has its eyes on the bigger prize.

"We don't talk about it," she said of the win streak. "We don't. We really don't. Because what we want to do is bring a national championship back to the University of Oklahoma and the state of Oklahoma because that will never be taken away from us. You can never take that away. It will live forever.

"... Records are being broken all the time. It's an honor. I had a conversation with [legendary former Arizona softball coach] Mike Candrea, which was really wonderful. We connected throughout the season. He's just very congratulatory. That is great. But it's just moving on. It's taking things home that no one can take away. That's what we're about."

Oklahoma played like a team on a mission. Starter Jordy Bahl allowed one hit -- a double to Kiki Milloy, the game's first batter. Bahl went 3⅔ innings, walked one and struck out three to earn the win. Relievers Alex Storako, Kierston Deal and Nicole May did not allow a hit.

"Extremely proud of this team and the way they played pretty flawless, attacking offensively, pitching staff -- all of them, on point," Gasso said.

Tennessee (50-9) will try to bounce back in an elimination game against No. 6 Oklahoma State on Sunday. The Lady Vols will try to forget about being completely dominated by the Sooners, save for a few spectacular plays by Milloy.

"Certainly not the way we wanted to play or expected to play today," Tennessee coach Karen Weekly said. "I'm still very proud of my team and have a lot of confidence in my team. That wasn't us out there."

Tennessee chose not to throw Ashley Rogers, a National Fastpitch Coaches Association first-team All American. She and No. 2 pitcher Payton Gottshall watched as hard-throwing freshman Karlyn Pickens got the nod.

"We planned to throw different people at them," Weekly said. "The people we put in there, I thought, had the pitches in their arsenal that would be most successful. We didn't execute in a lot of those instances, but ultimately that decision is on me."

The decision paid off early. Pickens escaped a bases-loaded jam in the first inning and didn't allow a run.

She couldn't escape in the second. Jennings drove a changeup over the left-field fence to put the Sooners up 3-0, and Pickens was replaced.

Hansen's line drive went over the fence in the third for a two-run homer that put Oklahoma ahead 5-0.

"Once we got down three, we were fine," Weekly said. "Once we got down five, then I think there was a little bit of, you know, just lack of energy. That's hard to do. I mean, my gosh, these athletes, that's the hardest thing in sports, I think, is to keep your energy, your intensity, your focus at the level you want it to be at when you get punched pretty hard."

The Sooners would have had more, but Milloy caught one against the fence to rob Sophia Nugent of a homer in the fourth.

Meanwhile, No. 3 seed Florida State held on to beat No. 7 Washington 3-1 on Saturday night and clinch a spot in the Women's College World Series semifinals.

Kathryn Sandercock in relief allowed one run on six hits in 5⅔ innings to claim the win.

Devyn Flaherty had two hits and scored twice for the Seminoles (57-9), who will play the winner of Sunday's Tennessee-Oklahoma State game on Monday. Florida State remained unbeaten in the double-elimination bracket and will need to win once on Monday to advance to the best-of-three championship series. The Seminoles would have to lose twice to be eliminated.

Washington (44-14) will play No. 9 Stanford in an elimination game on Sunday. The winner of that game would advance to the semifinals and play No. 1 seed Oklahoma on Monday.

Sandercock stepped in for Makenna Reid in the second inning. Sandercock gave up a single and hit a batter before escaping a bases-loaded jam without allowing a run.

Josie Muffley's single in the second scored Flaherty, and Kaley Mudge's sacrifice fly scored Mack Leonard to give Florida State a 2-0 lead.

Washington trimmed the deficit to 2-1 in the sixth and had a runner on third with two outs but couldn't get her across.

Washington trailed 3-1 before starting the seventh with two hits. The Seminoles snuffed out the threat when Muffley snagged a hard line drive by Madison Huskey and got the out at second for the double play.

ESPN's Dave Wilson contributed to this story.