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Postgame Notes

March 15, 2014

Recap |  Box Score


TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
• Texas Tech improved to 20-6 on the year with the doubleheader sweep, its best start to a season since 2011 when the Red Raiders were 25-1 over the first 26 games.
• The Red Raiders extended their season-best winning streak to 10 games, matching the longest such run for Texas Tech from March 9-16 a year ago.
• The doubleheader sweep marked the sixth for Texas Tech this year as the Red Raiders are now 17-5 in doubleheaders this season.
• Texas Tech's opener against DePaul marked the fourth-straight year where the two schools have met. The Red Raiders are now 2-2 all-time against the Blue Demons and 2-1 under Shanon Hays.
• Texas Tech and Canisius were meeting for the first time in school history.
• Texas Tech improved to 4-3 this year and 28-17 all-time under Shanon Hays in one-run games with its 6-5 victory over DePaul in the tournament opener.
• DePaul's two runs in the opening frame marked just the second time this year where a Texas Tech opponent has scored in the first inning. Tech is now 2-0 in those games.
• DePaul ace Kristen Verdun was the first left-handed starter to face the Red Raiders this year.
• Texas Tech scored four runs in an inning during both games, improving the Red Raiders to 10-0 this season when posting a big inning of four or more runs.
• DePaul and Canisius both scored five runs off the Red Raider pitching staff, marking the most for a Texas Tech opponent since falling to New Mexico State, 8-6, on Feb. 16.
• Texas Tech hit three home runs against Canisius, marking the sixth time the Red Raiders have gone deep two or more times this season. Tech is now 6-0 in those games this year and 55-2 all-time under Shanon Hays.
• Texas Tech used a total of 19 players in its win over Canisius, the most in a game this season.

TEXAS TECH PLAYER NOTES
Sydnie Tapia combined to go 4-for-7 on the day with three RBI, extended her career-best hitting streak to nine games. It is the second-longest hitting streak for a Red Raider this year.
• Tapia finished with two hits in both contests, giving her six multiple-hit games this year, four of which that have come in the past five games.
Sydni Emanuel went 2-for-4 against DePaul, marking her team-leading 11th multiple-hit game this year. Emanuel stole base in both games Friday, giving her 21 now on the season which leads the Big 12 Conference at the end of the day.
Cassie McClure hit her fourth home run of the season against Canisius, moving her into a tie for the team high with Lea Hopson, Sydnie Tapia and Kierra Miles.
Gretchen Aucoin's three-run homer marked her first of the season and second of her career. Aucoin's three RBI against the Griffs matched her career high from April 21 last year at Iowa State.
Taylor Powell also connected on her first home run of the season and the seventh of her career with a solo shot to lead off the sixth inning against Canisius.
Samantha Camello, playing near her hometown of Temecula, Calif., went 2-for-3 against Canisius, marking her fourth multiple-hit game this season.
Camaury Washington recorded her first career hit with a bunt single in the third inning against Canisius.
Susan Welborn drove in her first career run against Canisius with a RBI double down the left-field line that scored Samantha Camello.

 

 

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