UT Arlington 1, Stephen F. Austin 0 ARLINGTON, Texas -Jason Mitchell threw a three-hit shutout and Preston Beck hit a walk-off double to lead UT Arlington to a 1-0 victory over Stephen F. Austin Friday at Clay Gould Ballpark.
The victory puts the Mavericks (25-22, 17-8 Southland Conference) in second place in the conference with a narrow lead in the standings over the Lumberjacks (30-13, 16-8 Southland), who dropped just their fourth road game of the season (15-4).
SAN ANTONIO — UTSA head baseball coach Sherman Corbett announced Friday that he has promoted Brett Lawler to assistant coach and Josh Lee has joined the program as a volunteer assistant.
Lawler, who has been the Roadrunners’ volunteer coach the last two seasons, replaces Mike Clement, who accepted a position with Texas A&M last month. The College Station native will work with the team’s hitters and mentor the catchers and outfielders defensively.
The 2009 baseball season begins Friday with 11 of the 12 Southland Conference teams in action. Texas State is the first conference team to play Friday, meeting Arkansas State in the UT Arlington/Hilton Invitational at 11 a.m., CDT. Stephen F. Austin, the lone league team not opening its season on Friday, tosses out its first pitch Saturday at 7 p.m. at Louisiana-Monroe at the ULM Warhawk Classic. Saturday’s Southland schedule features four doubleheaders. Lamar, Sam Houston State, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and UTSA all have a twin bill scheduled. All 12 schools are in action on Sunday. Continue reading Southland Conference Opening Weekend Series Preview→
Rivals.com College Baseball Editor Kendall Rogers put out a great article previewing the Top 10 Seniors for the 2009 season. He names your typical players like Michael Rockett of Texas-San Antonio and Preston Guilmet of Arizona. He also brings up Nate Lape of Marshall who flies under the radar as he plays for the West Virginia based school. The biggest name on his list is Ole Miss’ pitcher Scott Bittle who appeared in 27 games with a ERA of 1.78. He held opponents to a .145 batting average against. The rest of the list includes: Luke Anders of Texas A&M, Cory Harrilchak of Elon, Chris Fetter of Michigan, Chris Rusin of Kentucky, Ben Orloff of UC Irvine and Ben Soignier of Louisiana-Monroe. Continue reading Rivals Top 10 Seniors for 2009→
Zach Tritz rationed the Lamar Cardinals to eight hits and just one run to fight off a weekend sweep as he helped the Texas State Bobcats take an 8-1 win at Bobcat Field Sunday afternoon. Read Full Release [+]
Sunday afternoon capped a five-game streak of wins for the Texas State Bobcat baseball team after taking an 11-5 victory over Central Arkansas. The win gave the `Cats its second Southland Conference sweep of the … Read Full Release [+]
Lance Loftin and Thomas Field blasted two home runs in the fourth inning for a combined nine runs and propelled the Texas State Bobcats to a 13-7 victory over Central Arkansas Friday night at Bobcat Field. Read Full Release [+]