Category Archives: Division 3

UT-Tyler Seniors Shine in DH Sweep of Louisiana

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Seniors Andrew Damewood (Plano, Texas) and Kyle Braden (Carrollton, Texas) each hit two homeruns to combine for four of the University of Texas at Tyler’s five homeruns on the day, as the Patriots swept Louisiana College in a doubleheader, 6-5 and 13-0.

In the first game, Kyle Braden made his senior day a memorable one by hitting a walk-off solo homerun to lift the Patriots over the Wildcats, 6-5. Braden was 2-for-2 on the day with three runs and 2 RBIs.

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UT-Tyler blanks University of Dallas 15-0

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The 8th-ranked University of Texas at Tyler baseball team shutout the University of Dallas in a weather shortened eight-inning game on Tuesday night at Irwin Field, 15-0.

Junior Jeremy Harding (Houston, Texas) broke an American Southwest Conference record by hitting his third grand slam homerun of the season in the 6th inning. Harding now holds the conference records for grand slam homeruns in a season and in a career. Harding also hit two doubles on the day.

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American Southwest Conference Player of the Week.

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WEST DIVISION

HITTER OF THE WEEK

Derek David, 3B, Sr., McMurry

McMurry senior third baseman Derek David (Richmond, TX / B.F. Terry) became the ASC’s single-season home run leader and first NCAA Division III player in history to homer in seven consecutive games as his club won a West Division series against Concordia Texas. David hit five home runs in the series, including three in one game which tied a conference mark, to bring his season total to 19 – passing the mark of 17 set by McMurry’s Josh Lee in 2004 and Texas Lutheran’s Aaron Crais in 2005. David, who takes the division’s top hitting honor for the second straight week, broke the NCAA record of six set by Ohio Wesleyan’s Eric Heise in 1998. David also drove in 10 runs and scored eight times in the series.

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UT-Tyler Clinches Playoff Spot with Win at LeTourneau

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LONGVIEW, Texas — The 7th-ranked University of Texas at Tyler clinched their first ever American Southwest Conference post-season berth on Sunday with a 14-1 win over LeTourneau in Longview.

UT Tyler once again proved its offense was just too powerful for the Yellow Jackets, as they out hit LeTourneau 18-to-5. Of the Patriots’ 18 hits, 13 of the hits were multiple base hits, including seven homeruns.

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UT-Tyler Comes Up Big Against LeTourneau, Booher Tosses One-Hitter

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LONGVIEW, Texas — The 7th-ranked University of Texas at Tyler baseball team put up 29 runs Saturday and the Patriots shutout LeTourneau in an American Southwest Conference doubleheader sweep . The Patriots took the first game 10-0 and followed up with a 19-0 win in the game two.

The Patriots got the scoring started in the third inning when junior Jeremy Harding (Houston, Texas) hit a grand slam to put UT Tyler up, 4-0.

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Junior Blake Booher Earns ASC Honors

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RICHARDSON, Texas – Junior Blake Booher (Hurst, Texas) was named East Division Pitcher of the Week for games played March 24-30 by the American Southwest Conference on Monday night.

In Booher’s one appearance on the week, he threw a two-hit, complete game shutout. Booher struck out 10 batters and walked just two in the nine-inning near masterpiece. Booher held his opponents to a meager .071 batting average in the 7-0 Patriot win

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UT-Tyler Dominates Rematch with Hardin-Simmons

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The seventh-ranked University of Texas at Tyler baseball team avenged and early season away loss to Hardin-Simmons in a big way on Tuesday night at Irwin Field, by downing the Cowboys, 17-6.

It was a big night offensively for UT Tyler, as they out hit Hardin-Simmons 25-to-10 and scored in every inning but the final one. Senior Clay Baker (Henderson, Texas) and junior Jared Hood (Marshall, Texas) both hit homeruns on the evening. Junior Joe Towns (Carrollton, Texas) went 5-for-6 with three runs, three doubles and two RBIs, while junior Kendall Fox (Carrollton, Texas) went 2-for-3 with three walks and two runs.

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UT-Tyler Bounces Back With DH Sweep of UT Dallas

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The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team ended its two-game skid by sweeping an American Southwest Conference East doubleheader with UT Dallas on Saturday afternoon at Irwin Field. The Patriots took the first game, 5-3, and shutout the Comets in the second game, 7-0.

In game one, UT Dallas second baseman Chris Bigunet did the same thing in his first at bat today that he did yesterday, hit a 2 RBI homerun. However, Bigunet would not be the only one going yard on Saturday afternoon as junior Joe Towns (Carrollton, Texas) hit a two-run homer in the first and solo shot in the third. The homeruns were UT Tyler’s 30th and 31st of the season.

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