Tech Baseball Moves Into Top 20 in the Nation in Attendance|
10,936 fans attended the Oklahoma series last weekend
March 26, 2012
LUBBOCK, Texas - Nearing the midway point to the home schedule, the Texas Tech baseball team this week moved into the top 20 in the nation in division I baseball average home attendance.
Texas Tech has averaged 2,795 fans per home game through 16 games this season while ranking 20th in the country. Tech has totaled 44,720 fans this season, which ranks 21st in the nation in total home attendance.
This past weekend the Red Raiders packed Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park with 10,936 fans, marking the most in a home three-game series since 2010 (vs. Texas - 11,484).
The Red Raiders opened their series with Oklahoma last weekend with 3,277 fans on Friday night during Tech's 6-1 series opening win. The crowds continued to grow with 4,187 fans - the most at a Tech home game since 2006 - for game two of the series on Saturday.
The Red Raiders and Sooners completed the series on Sunday in front of 3,472 fans.
Tech's average attendance (2,795) ranks third among Big 12 schools (Texas - 6th, Texas A&M - 10th).
The Red Raiders have consistently been among the top programs in the nation in fan support. In fact, entering 2012, for 16 consecutive seasons the Texas Tech baseball program has ranked among the top 31 in the nation in total home attendance.