More than 100 Tech athletes earn academic honor
Trojans scored 9 runs in the seventh off seven walks
The second game of the series is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday
2014: Made two appearances on the mound as a true freshman left-hander for the Bulldogs' pitching staff ... Pitched 1.1 innings on the season with a 0.00 earned run average ... Did not allow a hit, but walked two and struck out one ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioners' Honor Roll for the 2013-14 academic year.
High School: Prepped at Wills Point HS in Wills Point, Texas under coach Tommy Sparks ... Was a two-time selection for 1st team all-district and named 2nd team all-district as well ... Named MVP of the district for his performance in league play ... Considered San Jacinto JC, New Mexico JC and Grayson JC before choosing to play at Louisiana Tech.
Personal: Full name is Brett Bushnell ... Son of Darren and Billie Jo Bushnell ... Has two siblings: Brody (14) and Honey (14) ... Born Nov. 19, 1994 in Wills Point, Texas.