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THE MANHATTAN SERIES
• Today's two games marked the first all-time between Texas Tech and Manhattan.
• Manhattan became the sixth first-time opponent for Tech this year, joining Idaho State, Binghamton, Stony Brook, Monmouth, and Seton Hall.

TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
• The two wins marked Tech's 14th-straight over a non-conference opponent, its longest streak this year and longest since opening the 2011 season with 24-straight wins.
• Tech's run-rule of Manhattan in the first game marked its second game ended after five innings. It was also the fourth time Tech had run-ruled an opponent this year.
• The Red Raiders committed a season-high four errors in the second game, Tech's most since also posting four against Alcorn State on March 12 last year.
• Texas Tech swiped seven bases in the second game, falling one shy of the team school record that was set March 17, 2001 against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
• The Red Raiders drew a season-high eight walks in the second game. Tech's previous high was seven on Feb. 24 against UTEP.

Mikey Kenney
• After troubling teams mainly with the long ball this year, Kenney used her speed to swipe a career-high four bases in the second game.
• The four stolen bases tie the Tech individual school history that had been previously accomplished twice with Ashley Parker being the most-recent player to do so against Northern Colorado on March 12, 2006.
• Kenney is now 10-for-10 in stolen base attempts this season, which should move her among the Big 12 leaders.
• The junior finished 2-for-3 at the plate with a walk, marking her seventh multiple-hit game of the year and her fourth in Tech's last seven games.

Emily Bledsoe
• Bledsoe went 3-for-4 in the opening game, marking her fifth multiple-hit game this year and her third this week alone.
• She nailed doubles in each of her first two at-bats, giving her six on the season and 44 for her career.
• The senior is just four doubles shy of entering the top 10 in Big 12 history. Lisa Carey of Oklahoma holds the conference record of 56 from 1998-2001.

Raven Richardson
Raven Richardson went 2-for-2 with a walk in the first game, marking her sixth multiple-hit game of the year.
• It was her fourth multiple-hit game in Tech's eight games this week alone.
• She has now had a hit in five-straight games.

Logan Hall
• Hall went 2-for-3 in the first game with three runs scored, marking her sixth multiple-hit game this year.
• Her three runs scored mark a season high and match her career high that was last set against Alcorn State on March 13 last year.

Melisa Ryba
• Ryba continues to shine since returning to the diamond this weekend as she went 2-for-2 at the plate with a RBI and run scored.
• It marked her fourth multiple-hit game of the year and first since going 2-for-4 against Cal Poly on Feb. 11, Tech's fifth game of the year.

Adriana Perez
• Perez extended her hitting streak to nine-straight games after a 1-for-3 performance in the first game and 1-for-3 showing in the finale.
• Perez brought in two RBI in the Saturday opener, her sixth multiple-RBI game this year.

Ashley Brokeshoulder
• Brokeshoulder made her first start of the season and only her second appearance in the circle.
• The junior picked up her second win of the year, making her 2-0 in appearances this year.
• Her 5.0 innings pitched were her most since also throwing 5.0 March 11 last year against Alcorn State.

Chandler Moore
• Moore came in relief during both games, giving her six appearances now on the year.
• It was her first appearance since going one inning of relief against UT-Arlington on March 4.
• Her 2.0 innings pitched to close the first game were two outs shy of her season high of 2.2 against Idaho State on Feb. 18 in Las Vegas.

Kermitria Ward
• Ward made just her second appearance in the circle this year as she pitched the final inning of the second game. Her only other appearance came Feb. 10 against Northwestern.
• Ward also had one of Tech's seven stolen bases in the second game, giving her nine for the year which entering this week ranked among the Big 12 leaders.

 

 

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