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April 17, 2012

Recap |  Box Score


THE TEXAS A&M SERIES
• The loss was Texas Tech's 10th-straight to its in-state rival Texas A&M. The Aggies now lead the series 27-11 heading into tomorrow's series finale.
• The Aggies have now won seven-straight in Lubbock as Tech is just 4-14 at home against A&M.
• A&M's nine runs in each game marked its most against Tech since taking a 10-6 victory on May 1, 2010 in Lubbock.
• The Red Raiders had not previously been shut out by the Aggies at home since the first-ever game in the series which was an 11-0 loss in the first game of an April 3, 1996 doubleheader.

TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
• Texas Tech is now 6-9 against ranked opponents this year as the Red Raiders have now dropped three-straight to top 25 teams.
• Tech's loss in the second game marked only its second in middle games of series this year. Its other loss came in a 2-1 decision at Texas on March 7.
• The series-opening loss marked only the second for Tech this year when the Red Raiders have scored six or more runs. Tech's other loss came in a 14-6 run-rule at the hands of Northwestern on Feb. 10 in the Arizona State Kajikawa Classic.
• Tech had only given up six or more runs three times prior to the series. The Red Raiders are now 1-4 when doing so this season.
• Tech had not previously lost back-to-back games since falling in a midweek two-game set at Texas on March 6-7. The Red Raiders had played 20 games since that point.
• The Red Raiders' four errors in the second game matched their season high set in the second game of a March 16 doubleheader with Manhattan at the Seton Hall Classic.
• Tech, which came into the series leading the Big 12 in fielding percentage, has committed at least one error in nine-straight games.
Adriana Perez' home run in the first game gives Tech 55 on the year, three shy of the school's single-season record that was set just a year ago.

Adriana Perez
• Perez connected on her team-leading 14th home run of the year with a three-run shot in the fifth inning of the series opener. The junior is now two home runs shy of Sandy James' school record total from last year.
• Perez finished 2-for-4 in the opener, marking her 16th multiple-hit game of the year while her four RBI marked her 13th multiple-RBI game this season.
• The multiple-hit game broke up a slump for Perez as she was just 1-for-15 in the past seven games.

Sandy James
• James drove in a pair of runs in the series opener off a 1-for-2 performance at the plate that included two walks. It was her ninth multiple-RBI game of the year.

 

 

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