FORT WORTH – The trio of Brandon Finnegan, Trey Teakell and Riley Ferrell helped TCU to a game one, 3-2 victory over Pepperdine in the NCAA Super Regional Saturday afternoon. Derek Odell led the offense with two hits and two RBIs.
Finnegan (9-3) was masterful through 6 1/3 innings. He allowed two runs on three hits, walked two and struck out seven. Trey Teakell pitched a scoreless inning, giving up a pair of hits. Riley Ferrell struck out four of the five batters he faced to pick up his 15th save of the season.
TCU showed early it had the bats going but strong defensive plays by the Waves kept the Frogs off the scoreboard. The Frogs had four hits in the second inning, but made two outs at third.