April 7, 2013
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THE KANSAS SERIES
With the win, Kansas improved to 28-15 all-time against Texas Tech, including a 14-7 mark in games played in Lubbock.
The win was Kansas' fourth-straight over Texas Tech in the series after winning the series finale last year in Lawrence.
The Jayhawks swept the series for the first time since 2008 and for the first time since 2007 when playing in Lubbock. This was only the second time where the two teams have met in a three-game series.
Texas Tech dropped to 5-5 under fourth-year head coach Shanon Hays
against the Jayhawks.
TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
The Red Raiders were no-hit for the first time since suffering a 9-0 loss in six innings to New Mexico State on May 20, 2011, in the opening game of the NCAA Tucson Regional.
The loss marked Texas Tech's fifth-straight, extending its season-long losing streak.
The loss dropped the Red Raiders to 12-26 in Big 12 home opening series.
It was the first time Texas Tech had been swept to open up its conference home slate since dropping two games to No. 13 Missouri in 2011.
Texas Tech had not previously been swept over three games since the Big 12 changed from a two-game format in 2012.
The loss dropped the Red Raiders to 9-6 this season at Rocky Johnson Field and 74-26 all-time under head coach Shanon Hays. Texas Tech came into the series riding a five-game winning streak at home.
The shutout loss marked the first time this season where the Red Raiders had been kept off the board in back-to-back games. It was the first time since the final two games of last season where Texas Tech has suffered consecutive shutouts as well.
Kenney went 0-for-3 at the plate to snap her 29-game streak of reaching base. It was the second-longest streak this season behind Shelby Johnson's 30-game run to start the year.
Custer nearly went the distance as she tossed 6.2 innings where she allowed three earned runs off seven hits. It marked the first time in six appearances during Big 12 play this year where she had allowed more than one earned run.