Kimbell's 11th-inning walk-off home run gave LA Tech a 6-4 win in Game 1
Gopher pitchers held Tech to four hits and just five baserunners on the day
Trojans scored 9 runs in the seventh off seven walks
The series continues at 3 p.m tomorrow at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
The second game of the series is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
High School: Earned letters as a two-sport athlete in baseball and basketball at Tomball HS on the outskirts of Houston ... Was named second team all-district for 5A as a pitcher in his junior season ... As a senior, he was named first team all-district as a pitcher and first team all-state as an infielder by the Texas Sports Writers Association ... Helped lead his team to the 2012 Regional Semifinals followed up by a 2013 Texas State Championship title in his senior season ... Played under coaches Doug Rush and Tim Dyson ... Member of the National Honor Society at Tomball ... Considered Trinity, Marist, Angelina JC, Alvin JC, Texas A&M and Incarnate Word before choosing to play at Louisiana Tech.
Personal: Full name is Eric Jeffrey Dunbar ... son of Jeff and Lisa Dunbar ... Has one sister, Ashley (20) ... Born Nov. 25, 1994 in Houston, Texas.