March 8, 2013
TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
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.