Louisiana Tech at No. 17 Arkansas (in North Little Rock, Ark.)
May 15, 2012
- The 6-5 loss ended a five-game losing streak for the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (23-24).
- A sell-out crowd of 10,512 fans were in attendance tonight at Dickey-Stephens Park.
- Tonight’s game marked the 17th one-run ball game for the Bulldogs and second extra-inning game this season.
- LA Tech is 8-8 in one-run games.
- The 14 strikeouts by the Bulldogs pitching staff were the most since opening day vs. UT-Arlington.
- The Bulldogs pitching staff forced Arkansas to strand 14 runners on base tonight, the most the staff has stranded this season.
- Tech’s staff has also forced Arkansas to make the final out of an inning with the bases loaded three times tonight.
- Senior first baseman Alex Williams and sophomore shortstop Ryan Gebhardt have started all 47 games for the Bulldogs while Gebhardt has played every inning of every game.
- Williams has started 114 consecutive games dating back to last season.
- Williams played in his 213th career game, tying Jay Adcock for third place in Tech history in games played.
- With his RBI single in the first, Williams has reached base safely in 17 consecutive games and has 11-game hit streak, the longest such streak in the Western Athletic Conference.
- The single in the first tied Williams with Wade Robinson for third most hits by a Bulldog in his career (240).
- Caleb Dudley’s 2.1 innings were the most for the right-hander since April 8 vs. Sacramento State.
- The Bulldogs began the game with three consecutive hits, including the 13th double for Gebhardt.
- The 2-for-4 performance for Gebhardt was the sophomore’s team leading 22nd multi-hit game of the season.
- Junior leadoff hitter Taylor Terrasas went 2-for-4 with the game-tying double in the top of the seventh inning.
- LA Tech used four pitchers through the first four innings for the second time this season and first since hosting Stephen F. Austin last month.
- The home run in the fifth ended a streak of 11.1 scoreless innings for Jamie Gilley and was the first run the right-hander has allowed since April 20 earlier this season.
- The 2.0 scoreless innings and three strikeouts by left-hander James Ferguson set career-highs for the junior.