Richie Navari pitched nine innings and allowed just one run in the win
Game 2 is slated for 1:05 p.m. Saturday at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park
The series begins at 6:35 p.m. Friday at Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park in College Station
The rubber match begins at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
The senior did not allow a Tulane hit or run past the third inning
LA Tech vs. McNeese State (DH) 3/5/14 J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park
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.