Postgame Notes

March 1, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

• 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.

Cara Custer
• Custer recorded another solid performance against McNeese State as she went 6.2 innings giving up just one unearned run off seven hits and two walks. She also matched her season high with eight strikeouts.
• With the performance, Custer has now not allowed an earned run in her last 35.2 innings dating back to facing DePaul in the Sportco Kick-Off Classic on Feb. 10 in Las Vegas. Custer gave up three earned runs in 2.1 innings of relief against the Blue Demons before coming out of the game.

Shelby Johnson
• Johnson has now reached base in all 17 games this season after going 2-for-3 with two RBI against Jackson State and then 1-for-3 with two more RBI later in the evening against McNeese State.
• She has now hit safely in her last four games as well, matching her season high.

Adriana Perez
• Perez connected on her Big 12-leading ninth and tenth home runs of the season against Jackson State as she finished 3-for-3 while matching her season high with six RBI. It was Perez' third multiple home run game this season.

Samantha Camello
• Camello matched her career high by going 3-for-3 against McNeese State. She also had three hits a week ago against Texas State.

Katelyn Williams
• Williams went 3-for-3 with a run scored against Jackson State, marking her sixth multiple-hit game this season.

Lexie Elkins
• Elkins went 2-for-2 at the plate for her second multiple-hit game of the year. She also scored a season-high two runs and drove in a run as well.

Sandy James
• James totaled her team-leading fourth multiple-RBI game against Jackson State as she connected on a three-run homer in the second inning.




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