Two three-run innings highlighted the win for Tech
Bulldogs host Stephen F. Austin at 6 p.m. Friday
Tuesday night's game will be televised on Fox Sports Southwest beginning at 6:35 p.m.
Tech returns to action at 6:30 p.m. Friday at McNeese State
First pitch is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday at Jaycees Field in Nacogdoches
Louisiana Tech hosts Grambling State as the Bulldogs wear their 1980-era throwback jerseys.
2013: Appeared in 13 games on the mound for Tech while starting five games ... Posted an 8.10 ERA in 16.2 innings with 17 strikeouts ... Saw action in his first game as a Bulldog Feb. 16 at UT Arlington and pitched 1.2 innings while striking out three and not allowing a hit ... Received his first start Feb. 27 at Stephen F. Austin and struck out a season-high five batters in 3.2 innings of work, his longest outing of the season ... Earned his first career win Feb. 19 at UALR after striking out four in two full innings to help lead Tech to a 6-3 road win over the Trojans.
Laredo CC: Had 62 strikeouts in 52.1 innings pitched and nine appearances at Laredo CC in 2012... Allowed 28 runs and 17 earned runs, while giving up 35 hits and posting a 4-2 record... Recorded a 2.91 earned run average at Laredo in 2012.
High School: A three-sport athletes in baseball, cross country and bowling at Pasadena High School... Earned four letters in baseball and two in both cross country and bowling... Was named Newcomer of the Year in 2006-07... A three-time all-district selection at Pasadena... Named to the all-decade team from 2000-10 and was a member of Team Texas from 2007-08... Hit .440 his senior year with 10 homeruns... He averaged 100+ strikeouts every year he pitched in high school... Member of the National Hispanic Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Omar Gasca Ugarte... Son of Gaudencio and Natalia Ugarte... Has five siblings: Usbaldo Ugarte (23), Alberto Ugarte (18), Monica Perez (33), Esteban Perez (31) and Eva Perez (35)... Born Jan. 11, 1992 in Houston, Texas.
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