The Bulldogs totaled 12 runs on 14 hits for the first win of the Greg Goff era
The Bulldogs open the season on Feb. 13 at Southeastern Louisiana
Game 2 of the series begins at 3 p.m. on Friday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
The series finale is set to begin at 10 a.m. CT on Sunday in Charleston
The Bulldogs led by six runs after five and a half innings of play
2014: Made 15 appearances on the mound, including two starts for the Bulldogs in his first season in Ruston ... Ended the season with a 5.91 earned run average and an 0-3 record ... Pitched 21.1 innings, while allowing 25 hits, 16 runs, 14 earned runs, 15 walks and 10 strikeouts ... Opponents hit .313 off the left-hander with four doubles and one home run ... Made his first appearance in a LA Tech uniform on Feb. 14 versus Southeastern La., and pitched 1.1 innings of relief ... Made his longest outing of the season after pitching 3.1 innings in a start against C-USA foe FIU ... Struck out a season-high three batters in three innings of work on March 22 against Old Dominion ... Named to the Conference USA Commissioners' Honor Roll for the 2013-14 academic year.
Baton Rouge CC: Played two seasons for Baton Rouge CC as a pitcher for the Bears.
High School: Earned a total of 11 letters as a three-sport athlete in baseball (4), swimming (4) and football (3) at St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace ... Earned all-district, metro and state honors for coaches Frank Monica, Wayne Stein and Paul Waguespack ... Was a member of a state championship winning swim team in 2010-11 ... Was a member of the National Honor Society at St. Charles Catholic ... Considered played at the University of New Orleans before deciding on Louisiana Tech.
Personal: Full name is Jared Matthew Keating ... Son of Todd and Lori Keating ... Has two younger sisters, Meredith (18) and Olivia (11) ... Born May 10, 1993 in Metairie, La.