Texas Tech now leads the all-time series against UNC Asheville 3-0.
Today's win over the Bulldogs gives Texas Tech it second three-game series sweep of the season (last vs. Louisiana-Monroe).
Junior right-handed pitcher Jon Plefka made his first appearance in the Texas Tech dugout this season in today's game. Plefka has been the starting center for Bob Knight's Red Raider Basketball team this season and has not been with the team at all this spring. The men's basketball team ended their season with a 77-70 loss to No. 8 Texas in the Big 12 Tournament Quarterfinals on Friday afternoon.
Today was starter Miles Morgan's 20th birthday. Morgan was born in Lubbock on March 11, 1986 to parents Mark and Holly.
Freshman shortstop/second baseman Willie Rueda had a career-high three hits in today's game and finished with one RBI and two runs scored.
Freshman left fielder Roger Kieschnick and junior designated hitter Tyler Reves picked up their team leading 12th multiple-hit games of the season. Reves also extended his current hit streak to nine games.
Texas Tech hit into three double plays today and has now hit into 25 this season.