April 28, 2013
THE TEXAS SERIES
Texas improved to 30-6 all-time against Texas Tech with the win, including a 15-2 mark in games played in Lubbock.
The series sweep marked Texas' first over the Red Raiders since 2011 when the Longhorns took the two-game set played in Lubbock.
TEXAS TECH TEAM NOTES
The loss extended Texas Tech's home losing streak to nine straight, the longest such run during Shanon Hays' tenure. The Red Raiders finish 9-12 at Rocky Johnson Field this season.
The loss dropped the Red Raiders to 0-8 on the season against top-25 teams.
The Red Raiders are now 2-10 during the month of April.
Texas Tech dropped to 12-14 on the year when allowed opponents to score between 3-5 runs.
The Red Raiders fell to 19-10 on the year when not allowing a home run in the circle. Texas connected on just two home runs in the series which both came during Saturday's 4-1 loss.
For the second-straight day, Texas Tech fans packed Rocky Johnson Field as the 1,025 in attendance marked the second-largest crowd in facility history.
Saturday's attendance of 932 fans was previously the second-largest crowd ever at Rocky Johnson Field. The facility record was set March 27, 2011, when 1,248 fans saw the Red Raiders battle Missouri.
The loss dropped Hays to 264-91 overall and 150-75 while at Texas Tech. He is now 1-9 all-time against Texas.
Kenney drove in Texas Tech's only run with a RBI double in the sixth. It was Kenney's 43rd RBI of the year which moved her into a tie for 10th in the school's single-season record book with Raven Richardson (2011).
The double was also Kenney's 12th of the season and the 38th of her career, which ranks third in the Texas Tech history.
Kenney finished with four RBI in the series, giving her 145 now for her career, which is one more than teammate Sandy James for the most in school history.
Johnson recorded her ninth double of the season with a leadoff shot to the gap in left center to open the sixth inning.
Williams finished 0-for-3 at the plate to snap her season-high seven game hitting streak.