March 1, 2013
TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
With the win over Jackson State, Texas Tech improved to 12-6 all-time in home openers as the Red Raiders have now opened its home slate with a win in each of the last four seasons.
Texas Tech is now 4-0 under head coach Shanon Hays in home openers.
The Red Raiders improved to 4-0 all-time against Jackson State with the win. All four wins have come via run-rule as Texas Tech has outscored the Tigers by a combined score of 39-3.
Texas Tech also improved to 3-1 all-time over McNeese State as the Red Raiders have now won the last three meetings between the two schools.
Texas Tech's 16-run second inning against Jackson State marked the program's most since scoring 20 against North Carolina Central on March 12, 2010, at Rocky Johnson Field.
The Jackson State win also marked the Red Raiders' largest margin of victory since dropping Alcorn State, 18-0, as well on March 13, 2011.
Texas Tech's 18 runs against the Tigers also marked its most since scoring 19 on March 30 last year against Iowa State.
Texas Tech used a total of 21 players in the Jackson State game, the most this season.
The McNeese State game marked Texas Tech's first one-run game of the year. The Red Raiders are 21-9 under Shanon Hays in one-run games.
Texas Tech improved to 86-8 in the Shanon Hays era when holding its opponent to two or less runs. The Red Raiders are now 5-0 when doing so this year.
The two victories improved Shanon Hays to 247-72 over his career and 133-56 while at Texas Tech.
Official Gear of the