Richie Navari pitched a gem in 9.1 innings on the mound
The series begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at Reckling Park in Houston
The Bulldogs stranded 13 base runners in the loss to Charlotte
The series concludes at 1 p.m. tomorrow as seven Bulldogs will be honored on Senior Day
The 49ers scored eight runs in the first four innings of Friday's game
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
2014: Started and appeared in 49 games in his senior season as the everyday first baseman for the Bulldogs ... Posted a .273 batting average, which was third among all LA Tech hitters ... Totaled a team-high five home runs to go along with six doubles and a team-leading 25 RBI in 2014 ... Led all Bulldog hitters with seven multiple-RBI games, while also recording 13 multiple-hit games over the course of his senior campaign ... Walked a career-high three times in a game on two separate occasions this season ... Enjoyed a nine-game hitting streak from March 21 to April 4 ... Totaled three hits in a game four different times in his final season with the Bulldogs ... He has a .274 career batting average and has totaled 104 hits, 11 doubles, eight home runs and 53 RBI in just two seasons with the Bulldogs ... Has recorded 31 multi-hit games and 13 multiple-RBI games in his two-year career at Louisiana Tech ... In addition to his performance at the plate, he leaves Tech as one of the best defensive first basemen in Bulldog history, with a .996 career fielding percentage at the first base position ... He was recently named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for his performance in the classroom.
2013: Started all 52 games he saw action in at first base in his first season with the Bulldogs ... Was second among all Bulldog hitters with a .275 batting average with five doubles, three home runs, 28 RBI, 25 runs scored and 19 walks ... Recorded a season-high four hits in a 4-for-5 performance at the plate with two doubles, five RBI and a run scored May 4 vs. CSU Bakersfield ... Enjoyed a season-high six-game hitting streak from April 14 to April 26 ... Totaled 18 multiple-hit games over the course of the season, more than any other Bulldog on this year's team ... Was 2-for-4 with three RBI in a 6-2 victory over San Jose State on the road ... Stole his first base of the season May 11 at Dallas Baptist ... Scored a season-high three runs March 1 at McNeese State with a 2-for-4 performance against the Cowboys ... Hit his first home run as a Bulldog March 3 at McNeese State and was 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI and two runs scored on the day ... Walked a season-high three times Feb. 19 at UALR ... Reached base in 11 straight games during the 2013 season and recorded six multiple RBI games in his junior campaign.
2012 (Weatherford College): Hit .327 with a team-leading four homeruns, 16 doubles and 40 runs batted in after transferring from Dallas Baptist ... Led Weatherford to a 30-27 overall record and a third place finish in the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference.
2011 (Dallas Baptist): Saw action in 10 games and started two at Dallas Baptist before transferring to Weatherford College.
High School: Lettered three years under head coach Mike Thompson at Southwest High School ... Earned all-district honors along with being named Sophomore of the Year and Offensive MVP while in high school ... Hit .606 as a senior with 11 homeruns ... Signed with Dallas Baptist out of high school.
Personal: Full name is Tyler Ervine ... Son of Bryan and Debbie Ervine ... Has one sister, Kiley ... Born September 14, 1991 in Fort Worth, Texas.
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