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UT-Tyler eliminates Hardin Simmons to advance to the Championship round.

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The 8th-ranked University of Texas at Tyler baseball team took care of Hardin-Simmons, 5-3, on Saturday afternoon at Irwin Field to win the best-of-three game series and advance to next weekend’s Championship Round of the 2008 American Southwest Conference tournament.

UT Tyler jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning with RBI singles from seniors Kyle Braden (Carrollton, Texas) and Corey Farra (Lewisville, Texas.)

In the bottom of the inning, the Cowboys’ Wayne Pimpton tripled to lead of the inning and would score two batters later to pull within one.

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UT-Tyler opens playoff with a win.

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The 8th-ranked University of Texas at Tyler baseball team jumped out to 1-0 lead in their American Southwest Conference opening round playoff series by downing Hardin-Simmons, 13-5.

The Patriots started off hot when junior Kendall Fox (Carrollton, Texas) scored off of a single from junior Jeremy Harding (Houston, Texas) to give his team a 1-0 lead. Later in the inning, junior Joe Towns (Carrollton, Texas) would score off of an error by Hardin-Simmons’ Kevin Ellison to give UT Tyler a 2-0 lead.

The Patriots would add another run in the bottom of the second to go up 3-0.

In the top of the fifth, the Cowboys got their offense started with a score by Wayne Pimpton off of a wild pitch from junior pitcher Blake Booher (Hurst, Texas). Hardin-Simmons would tie the game at three, with a two RBI triple by Ryan Stepp.

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American Southwest Conference players of the week 04/21

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WEST DIVISION

HITTER OF THE WEEK

Adam Froeschl, 2B, Sr., Mary Hardin-Baylor

Mary Hardin-Baylor senior second baseman Adam Froeschl (Buda, TX / Hays HS) went 10-for-16 with 11 RBIs to help the Cru sweep Howard Payne and earn a share of the West Division title. Froeschl had two doubles, one home run and scored five times. He had at least three hits in each game.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Kyle Barton, RHP, Jr., Hardin-Simmons

Hardin-Simmons junior right-hander Kyle Barton (Seymour, TX / SHS) worked all three games of a sweep of Texas Lutheran – earning a win and save with no runs allowed – that gave the Cowboys a share of the West Division title. Barton surrendered just two hits and struck out six batters in 5 1/3 innings of work.

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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 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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