Bettis, Team USA End Summer Tour
July 27, 2009
LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech junior right-hander Chad Bettis and the rest of Team USA concluded their summer tour yesterday by taking home the 2009 World Baseball Challenge with an 8-1 win over Germany at Prince George Citizen Field in Prince George, British Columbia.
Team USA ended its summer tour with a 19-5 overall record and a win in the championship game of the 2009 Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline World Baseball Challenge. The squad played series' along the East Coast of the United States and then made trips to Japan and British Columbia.
Bettis, a product of Lubbock Monterey, was the staff closer for Team USA and compiled three saves in nine appearances (nine innings pitched) and registered a 3.00 earned run average. He is the sixth player in school history to play for Team USA.
CATCHING UP WITH BETTIS
What was your favorite Team USA experience?
Favorite place you traveled to?
Highest High of the summer and lowest low?
How do you think this experience will help you heading into your junior season at Texas Tech?