Texas Tech Softball Shuts Out Northern Colorado, 3-0|
Feb. 5, 2005
SAN MARCOS, Texas - The Texas Tech softball team shut out Northern Colorado, 3-0, for the fourth game for the Red Raiders in the CenturyTel Texas State Tournament. With one runner on base, senior Kelly Rhyne nailed a homerun over left center in the first inning to total the score to 2-0.
The Red Raiders silenced Northern Colorado allowing only five hits for the Bears during the game. In the sixth inning, freshman Jenninfer Corkin hit a double to left center allowing Rhyne to score and bringing the score to 3-0.
"We did a good job coming back in the game this morning," said head coach Teresa Wilson. "We came out strong in the afternoon. We are still working on executing the fundamentals but we look forward to the opportunity to improve."
The Red Raiders fell to Texas State in the first game of the day 7-5. Tech rallied in the sixth, but it was not enough to hold off Texas State who came back in the bottom of the sixth to defeat the Red Raiders.
The Red Raiders two-out rally started when freshman, Devin Zaragoza scored on a single to right field from sophomore Brandy Moulin. The Red Raiders loaded the bases and freshman Jennifer Bowers slammed a homerun over the right field fence.
The Lady Bobcats scored one run the first inning, three runs in the second and sealed the victory with three runs in the sixth.
The Red Raiders will finish competition at the CenturyTel Texas State Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 6 at noon when Tech faces the University of Texas at Arlington.