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April 6, 1997

Red Raiders Double Up Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Texas Tech baseball team used a three-run fifth inning en route to a 4-2 victory Sunday over Missouri.

The Red Raiders recieved homeruns from Joe Dillon and Joe Bard. As a team the Texas Tech managed eight hits, compared to the Tigers' seven.

Monty Ward picked up the win for the Red Raiders, pitching seven and 1/3 innings while allowing one earned run on six hits. He struck out 12 batters while only walking one. Ward improved his record to 6-1.

The Red Raiders return home to take on New Mexico Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Texas Tech 4, Missouri 2

Texas Tech   010 030 000  -  4 8 0
Missouri     001 000 001  -  2 7 0

TTU: Ward, Ralston (8) and Bard. UM: Stine, Jamsion (9) and Schwieder. 2B: Alvarez (TTU), Tyson (UM). 3B: None. HR: Dillon (TTU), Bard (TTU), Schwieder (UM).
WP: Ward (6-1). LP: Stine (5-6).

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