Postgame Notes

March 8, 2013

Recap |  Box Score

• The Red Raiders improved to 7-1 all-time against UMKC with the win in the tournament opener. It was the third win for Texas Tech against the Kangaroos this season as all three games have ended via run-rule.
• Texas Tech and IPFW, meanwhile, were meeting for the first time in school history.
• The Red Raiders fell to 4-3 at Rocky Johnson Field this season and 69-23 under fourth-year head coach Shanon Hays.
• Texas Tech's run-rule victory over UMKC marked its sixth already this season.
• Texas Tech's loss to IPFW marked its first-ever in the three-year existence of the Jeannine McHaney Memorial Classic. The Red Raiders were previously 12-0 all-time in the tournament after the previous win over UMKC.
• With the loss to IPFW, the Red Raiders are now 8-4 when scoring in the first inning and 78-17 under Hays. Texas Tech also scored in the opening frame against UMKC earlier in the day.
• Texas Tech also came into the IPFW game 11-3 on the year and 104-15 under Hays when scoring before its opponent.
• IPFW's 10 hits at the plate matched the season high for a Texas Tech opponent this year which had previously been accomplished three times.
• The Red Raiders also drop to 2-2 in one-run games this season and 23-11 under Hays as well.

Shanon Hays
• Hays is now just one win shy of 250 for his career as he enters Saturday's doubleheader 249-75 and then 135-59 while at Texas Tech.

Adriana Perez
• Perez blasted her Big 12-leading 11th home run of the season against UMKC, lining a three-run shot to left field in the third inning. She has now homered in every weekend for Texas Tech this season.

Shelby Johnson
• Johnson had now reached base in all 22 games this year as she went 2-for-3 in the opener and then 0-for-3 with a walk in the finale against IPFW. It is the longest streak to start a season since Emily Bledsoe reached in the first 34 games of the 2011 season.

Katelyn Williams
• Williams doubled twice against IPFW en route to finishing 2-for-4 at the plate with three RBI. She is the second Red Raider to record two doubles in a game this year, joining Lexie Elkins, who did so against Northern Colorado last Sunday.

Sandy James
• James finished with two hits in both games, giving her six multiple-hit performances this year. She was a combined 4-for-6 at the plate on the day and added her Big 12-leading ninth double of the year as well.

Taylor Powell
• Powell went 2-for-3 in the opener with a RBI, marking her fifth multiple-hit game this season.




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