Kimbell's 11th-inning walk-off home run gave LA Tech a 6-4 win in Game 1
Trojans scored 9 runs in the seventh off seven walks
Game 3 begins at 1 p.m. Sunday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
The series continues at 3 p.m tomorrow at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
This will mark the first meeting between the two teams since 1988
2013: Appeared in 11 games on the mound for Tech in his first season of action with the Bulldog pitching staff ... Posted a 1-0 record with a 2.51 ERA in 14.1 innings of relief work, while striking out 11 batters and holding opposing hitters to a .229 batting average ... Pitched a season-high 2.1 innings April 20 vs. New Mexico State and held the Aggies scoreless, while allowing just one hit while on the mound ... Picked up his first win of the season March 26 vs. Grambling after striking out two and not allowing a run or hit in two shutout innings against the Tigers ... Recorded two strikeouts on three separate occasions in 2013.
Lincoln CC: Pitched in 15 games for Lincoln CC in 2011, recording 50.1 innings and 55 strikeouts... 1.09 strikeouts per inning ratio ranked Giddens 31st in the country among all junior college pitchers... Tallied three wins with a 4.65 ERA... Pitched 6+ innings three times, pitching a career-high seven innings twice, last vs. John Wood CC (5/1/11)... Made his first collegiate debut at the plate as a pinch hitter... Recorded one hit, a two-run single and scored one run on the season, both vs. John Wood CC (4/30/11).
Lakota East HS: Named to all-area greater Cincinnati team as a senior in 2009... Started seven games for Lakota East as a senior, recording a 2-4 record with a 3.71 ERA... Pitched in 34 innings, including a one-hit shutout... Struck out 34 and led the team with a 1.68 WHIP... Tallied a 4-2 record in nine games as a junior... Pitched in 49.1 innings, striking out 42 with a 3.69 ERA in 2008... Recorded one shutout in 2008.