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Texas Tech Hosts Western Michigan for Opening Day Friday
 

 
Junior newcomer Daniel Coulombe will get the Opening Day start for Tech
 
Junior newcomer Daniel Coulombe will get the Opening Day start for Tech
 

Feb. 15, 2011

Red Raider Classic Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader

video camera Spencer, Coulombe, Barnes Interviews

LUBBOCK, Texas - Red Raider Classic
February 18-20, 2011
Lubbock, Texas - Dan Law Field
Fri: 6 PM/Sat: 2:30 PM/Sat: 6 PM/Sun: 1:30 PM

MEDIA COVERAGE
Television - None
Network Radio - Texas Tech Sports Network
Live Audio/Video - RaiderVision All-Access
Game Promotions - Texas Tech Marketing/Promotions
Gameday Information - Gameday Central
Red Raider Classic - Tournament Central

TEXAS TECH
2010 Overall Record 28-29
Lettermen Returning/Lost 12/8
Head Coach Dan Spencer
Record at School (Yrs.) 53-61 (2)

WESTERN MICHIGAN
2010 Overall Record 12-42
Lettermen Returning/Lost 14/7
Head Coach Billy Gernon
Record at School (Yrs.) First Season

NORTHWESTERN
2010 Overall Record 24-32
Lettermen Returning/Lost 14/8
Head Coach Paul Stevens
Record at School (Yrs.) 577-676-6 (23)

UTAH VALLEY
2010 Overall Record 42-17
Lettermen Returning/Lost 21/8
Head Coach Eric Madsen
Record at School (Yrs.) 60-52 (2)

RED RAIDER CLASSIC SCHEDULE
Friday, February 18
Utah Valley vs. Northwestern 11 a.m.
Western Michigan vs. Utah Valley 2:30 p.m.
Western Michigan vs. Texas Tech 6 p.m.

Saturday, February 19
Western Michigan vs. Northwestern 11 a.m.
Northwestern vs. Texas Tech 2:30 p.m.
Utah Valley vs. Texas Tech 6 p.m.

Sunday, February 20
Utah Valley vs. Western Michigan 10 a.m.
Northwestern vs. Texas Tech 1:30 p.m.
- Home team listed second
- GameTracker (live stats) for all tournament games will be at www.texastech.com

FIRST PITCH
Texas Tech opens its 62nd year of baseball hosting the 2011 Red Raider Classic at Dan Law Field. Tech begins its 18-game homestand by welcoming Western Michigan, Northwestern and Utah Valley to Lubbock. The Red Raiders will face Western Michigan (2/18) and Utah Valley (2/19) for the first time while taking on Northwestern (2/19, 2/20) for the fifth time (2-2, last meeting in 2007). Texas Tech plays Western Michigan at 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, for Opening Day. The Red Raiders are 38-23 all-time on Opening Day, including a perfect 2-0 mark under third-year head coach Dan Spencer.

PROBABLE STARTERS
Friday, Feb. 18
Texas Tech: Daniel Coulombe (LHP)
Western Michigan: Mike Moyer (LHP)

Saturday, Feb. 19
Texas Tech: Robbie Kilcrease (LHP)
Northwestern: Jack Havey (LHP)

Saturday, Feb. 19
Texas Tech: Jamen Parten (RHP)
Utah Valley: Zane Gray (LHP)

Sunday, Feb. 20
Texas Tech: Ben Flora (LHP)
Northwestern: TBA


 

 

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