Saturday, March 01, 2014

Sam Houston State shuts down No. 26 Texas Tech; 10-6

Photo by Robert H Kelly-TexSport Publications
By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2014 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXAS (March 1, 2014) Boosted by three multi-run innings, the Sam Houston State Bearkats downed the No. 26 Texas Tech Red Raiders by the score of 10-6 in second day action at the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park, in Houston, Texas on Saturday, March 1, 2014.

The Bearkats put up a massive five-run second inning and followed with two-run innings in the sixth and seventh to put away Texas Tech.

The Red Raiders scored two runs in the first and ninth innings and added single runs in the second and fifth.

Center fielder Colt Atwood went 3-for-5, scoring two runs and knocking in one RBI.

Catcher Anthony Azar was 3-for-4 and right fielder HaydenSimerly when 3-for-5 for the Bearkats.

Sam Odom, pitching 4.1 innings in relief, gave up one run off three hits and struck out three in receiving the win.

Matt Withrow, who pitched 2.2 starting innings and gave up five hits on six runs, got the loss.

Sam Houston raised their record to 10-1 for the season and will next face Texas at 10:05 a.m. on Sunday, March 2.

Texas Tech fell to 8-3 in 2014 and will next play Rice with a 1:35 p.m. first pitch on Sunday, March 2.

The box score for the game can be viewed by clicking here.

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