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May 12, 2006

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  • Tonight's game marked the 30th all-time meeting between Texas Tech and Missouri. Tech is now within one game of tying Missouri for the all-time series lead as the Red Raiders trail the Tigers 17-16.
  • Newly named Lady Raider Head Basketball Coach Kristy Curry threw out the ceremonial first pitch.
  • Texas Tech plated a run in the bottom of the first and has now scored in the first inning 27 times this season. The Red Raiders also improved to 17-8 when scoring the first run of the game.
  • The Tech offense has been red hot this week as the Red Raiders have pounded out a combined 28 runs on 37 hits in two games.
  • Junior catcher Tyler Reves picked up his 11th home run of the season tonight in the bottom of the fifth and finished the evening 3-for-5 with a career-high five RBI.
  • Sophomore designated hitter Matt Smith is now 6-for-9 (.667) in the last two games since his return from a knee injury. Smith missed nine games prior to Wednesday due to damage to the MCL in his left knee. He went 3-for-3 tonight against Missouri with two RBI and two walks.
  • Freshman left fielder Roger Kieschnick has now hit safely in 42 of 50 games this season and added his 27th multiple-hit game of the year (2-for-4). Senior center fielder Brian Capps has hit safely in 37 of 45 games and 18 of the last 21.
  • Sophomore Jason Seefeld hit his third home run of the year tonight in the sixth inning. The home run was his first since UNLV back on March 7.
  • The Texas Tech defense has now been errorless in seven of the last nine games and has risen its fielding percentage from .960 to .965. The defense has posted a .991 fielding percentage during that nine-game stretch.
     

     

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