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
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.