April 13, 2014
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THE OKLAHOMA STATE SERIES
The series victory marked Texas Tech's third straight over Oklahoma State at Rocky Johnson Field.
Texas Tech has now won six of the past eight games against Oklahoma State in Lubbock.
Despite winning the series, Texas Tech still trails Oklahoma State, 28-16, all-time in the series, including a 13-10 mark in games played in Lubbock.
Texas Tech finished with 23 runs in the series, its most since scoring 26 last season at Iowa State.
Texas Tech's 11 runs were its most against the Cowgirls since pulling off a 13-12 victory on May 5, 2007, in Stillwater.
The run-rule victory marked Texas Tech's second over Oklahoma State in the past two seasons. The Red Raiders also run-ruled the Cowgirls, 10-0, in six innings during the series opener last year in Stillwater.
The eight-run win matches the second-largest margin of victory for Texas Tech in its series with Oklahoma State.
TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
Texas Tech picked up its first Big 12 series win with the victory. The Red Raiders are now 3-6 in Big 12 play which puts Tech in fifth place in the conference standings.
This is Texas Tech's first conference series win since taking two-of-three from Iowa State on April 19-21 last season in Ames.
Texas Tech had not previously won a Big 12 series at home since winning the final two games of the Oklahoma State series on May 5-7, 2012.
The victory improved the Red Raiders to 30-15 on the season, marking the fifth-straight season where Texas Tech has reached the 30-win mark.
Texas Tech reached the 30-win mark for the fifth-straight season under head coach Shanon Hays. The Red Raiders are currently one of just two Big 12 programs to be able to say that, joining OU which has 32 wins. The only other conference team to possibly reach 30 wins for the fifth-straight season is Texas (26-16).
The victory marked Texas Tech's 30th of the year. It is the quickest Tech has reached the 30-win mark since 2012 when the Red Raiders claimed win No. 30 in their 37th contest of the season.
The Red Raiders' 11 runs are the most against a Big 12 opponent since plating 15 on April 21 last year at Iowa State.
Texas Tech's 10 hits marked its most this year during Big 12 play. The Red Raiders previously totaled nine hits in each of the first two games this weekend which was the season high going into today's series finale.
The Red Raiders' 10 hits were their most since also connecting on 10 in the March 22 series finale against Texas State.
Texas Tech drew six walks at the plate, one shy of its season high during Big 12 play that was set April 5 at Texas.
The run-rule victory marked Texas Tech's first against a Big 12 foe since topping Iowa State, 15-5, in six innings on April 21 last year in Ames.
Texas Tech had not previously run-ruled a Big 12 opponent in five innings since topping Iowa State, 19-7, on March 30, 2012.
Hays improved to 181-92 all-time at Texas Tech with the victory. Hays now needs just five more wins to reach 300 for his career as he is now 295-108 in his seventh season as a collegiate head coach.
Hays improved to 7-6 all-time against Oklahoma State with the victory. He is 6-2 all-time when facing the Cowgirls at Rocky Johnson Field.
Texas Tech stole three bases in the game, giving the Red Raiders 77 now for the season, six shy of the single-season school record from 2001.
Texas Tech's three stolen bases were its most during Big 12 play so far this season.
Lee finished 2-for-3 with two home runs and four RBI in the victory. It was the first multiple home run game of Lee's career as she notched a new season high with four RBI.
Lee became the fourth Red Raider to record two home runs in a game this year, joining Lea Hopson, Cassie McClure and Kierra Miles.
It was the fourth multiple-hit game of the season for Lee and her fifth time with at least two RBI. Her performance marked the eighth time this year a Red Raider had recorded four or more RBI in a game this year.
Her four RBI were the most for a Red Raider during Big 12 play this year.
Aucoin connected on her fourth home run in the first inning, sending a three-run shot over the fence in center field. It was the sixth multiple-RBI game for Aucoin this season.
Aucoin closed the weekend hitting a team-leading .571 (4-for-7) with two home runs and five RBI. She also walked twice to record a .667 on-base percentage.
Aucoin picked up her first victory during Big 12 play in the circle as she tossed her fifth complete game of the season and the eighth of her career.
Scott earned her first start of the season in left field and delivered with a 2-for-2 day at the plate. It was the first multiple-hit game in Scott's career.
Camello recorded her second straight multiple-hit game, going 2-for-3 with two runs scored and a RBI double in the third inning. It was the eighth multiple-hit game for Camello this year and her third already during Big 12 play.
Camello wrapped the weekend hitting .556 at the plate (5-for-9) with a RBI and walk.
Emanuel recorded her 30th stolen base of the season, marking the first time a Red Raider has done so since Ashley Parker swiped a school record 34 in 2006.
Hopson stole her 20th base of the season, making her and Sydni Emanuel the first set of Red Raider teammates to record 20 or more stolen bases in the same season.
Tapia extended her hitting streak to five-straight games with a RBI single in the third inning. It is Texas Tech's longest current hitting streak.