The series continues at 6 p.m. Friday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
LA Tech hit two grand slams to overpower Northwestern State for the team's 12th straight non-conference win
The series win over UTSA marks the first time the Bulldogs have won a conference series since 2013
The series resumes at 3 p.m. Saturday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston
The win marks the 11th straight non-conference victory for the Bulldogs, the longest streak since 2006
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
2015: Started all 50 games he appeared in as a sophomore shortstop for the Bulldogs ... Totaled 45 hits in 177 at bats for a .254 batting average ... Drove in 19 RBIs and scored 29 runs, while posting a .366 on base percentage with 22 walks and 11 hit by pitch, good for second on the team ... Totaled four doubles for a .277 slugging percentage ... Had seven sacrifice hits and three sacrifice fly balls ... Successfully stole four bases in five attempts ... Led LA Tech with 170 assists to help aid the 34 double plays the Bulldogs turned as a team ... Was second on the team with a .296 batting average in C-USA games, while also recording a .415 on base percentage in league play ... Third on the team with 12 multiple-hit games, while also putting together two multiple-RBI games throughout the campaign ... Ended the season on five-game hitting and reached base streaks ... Enjoyed a seven-game reached base streak earlier in the season ... Had a career day at the plate at Middle Tennessee (4/10) after going 4-for-5 with a double, RBI and two runs scored to help lead LA Tech to a 7-3 series-opening win over the Blue Raiders ... Drove in two runs in a 2-for-5 effort at FIU (4/25).
2014: Appeared in 27 games and started seven as a freshman middle infielder for the Bulldogs ... Posted a .250 batting average with eight hits in 32 at bats ... Totaled 10 runs scored, a double, three RBI and six walks ... Successfully stole two bases in as many attempts and had two sacrifice hits on the season ... Made his first collegiate appearance on Feb. 14 versus Southeastern, while making his first career start on Feb. 23 against Tulane ... His 2-for-5 effort with two RBI and two runs helped lead the Bulldogs to a win over C-USA foe Marshall on May 4 in Charleston, W.Va.
High School: Prepped at Kickapoo High School in Springfield as a three-year letterwinner in baseball ... Named first team all-conference in back-to-back seasons in 2012-13 ... Helped lead his team to a National Championship title in the Premier League in 2013 ... Played for coaches Jason Howser and Jason Sweet ... Considered Oral Roberts and UALR before signing with Louisiana Tech.
Personal: Full name is Chandler Preston Hall ... Son of Bob and Stacia Hall ... Has one sister, Morganne ... Is second cousins with MLB Hall-of-Fame star Johnny Bench ... Born Feb. 27, 1995 in Springfield, Mo.