Tech vs. SJSU Game Three Notes



May 6, 2012

Recap |  Final Stats

  • Louisiana Tech defeated San Jose State 4-1 to sweep the series.
  • The sweep was the first in conference action since winning a four-game series against Sacramento State from May 7-9, 2010.
  • Bulldogs are now 23-23 on the year and 6-9 in Western Athletic Conference play.
  • Tech has won five straight games, tied for the longest this season.
  • The Bulldogs have won five consecutive conference home games for the first time since April 25-May 9, 2010 and five straight conference games for the first time since April 26-May 9, 2009.
  • First series this season in which the Bulldogs starting pitchers have all gone seven innings.
  • Junior Trevor Petersen threw a season-high seven innings. His longest since April 29, 2011 against Nevada.
  • Petersen won his third straight appearance and second straight start.
  • He has allowed two earned runs in his last 16.2 innings.
  • Ryan Gebhardt successfully stole home to give Tech a 3-1 lead in the third inning.
  • The stolen base was the third such SB this season as Austin Hedges and Beau Bayliss have done the same earlier this season.
  • Senior Alex Williams hit his 11th home run of the year and 33rd of his career.
  • With his home run in the first, Williams has now reached base safely in 16 straight games and recorded a base hit in 10 consecutive games.
  • Williams is now third all-time in RBI in program history with 168.
  • He is now fifth in runs scored in school history with 136.
  • Williams has started 113 consecutive games dating back to last season.
  • Williams played in his 212th career game to place him alone in fourth in school history.
  • Junior Jaime Gilley picked up his second save of the season and his career.
  • Gilley’s five strikeouts were the most in relief this season since striking out seven against Dallas Baptist on March 24 and overall since striking out six at Oral Roberts in a start on April 4.
  • Junior Tyler Qualls tied a career-high with three hits, matching his total against Vanderbilt on February 29.