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May 15, 1997

Texas Tech Defeats Missouri, 12-2

OKLAHOMA CITY - Jason Landreth's first inning three-run home run helped lift Texas Tech to an early 4-0 lead as the sixth ranked Red Raiders rolled to a 12-2 victory over the Missouri Tigers in the first game of the inaugural Big 12 Baseball Tournament in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Landreth finished the afternoon 2-for-4 with a run scored and five RBI. Catcher Josh Bard and right fielder Brandon Toro each had 3-for-5 days at the plate with three runs scored. Toro also drove in three runs.

Jason Gooding went the distance for Tech giving up two runs on eight hits and three walks. He struck out nine. Gooding improved to 11-0 on the season.

First baseman Aaron Jaworowski paced the Tigers at the plate with a 2-for-4 performance including two doubles.

The losing pitcher for Missouri was Jeremy Callier (3-3). Callier lasted three and two-thirds innings yielding seven runs on nine hits and three walks.

Texas Tech advances to play the loser of the Oklahoma-Texas A&M game while Missouri will face the loser of the Oklahoma State-Baylor game.

Missouri 2Texas Tech 12
Nivens cf30000110Ginter 2b40001145
Fry rf30101111Langen lf32201000
Moore ss40000124 Ayers ph-lf11100000
Jaworowski 1b41200191Dillon 1b42121090
Windhorst 3b40110021Bard c53300090
Rallo dh40100200Toro rf53330130
Terrell lf21102130Landreth dh41251000
Schweider c40100060Buckley 3b40210101
Tyson 2b30100201Huth ss30000105
Callier p00000001Price cf40100210
Brewster p00000000Gooding p00000011
Jamison p00000000
Bell p00000000

Score by innings: R H E
Texas Tech40210203 -12150

LOB-MU 7, TTU 6.
2B-Jaworowski 2, Terrell, Tyson, Bard, Toro 2.
HR-Dillon, Landreth.
SH-Nivens, Huth.


Winner-Gooding, 11-0. Loser-Callier, 3-3. Save-none.
WP-Callier, Gooding.
HBP-by Gooding (Tyson).
Ump-Hall, Hendricks, Eaves, Davis.
Start-11:04 . Time-2:18. Att-3842.

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