Gordey records a career-high four hits as every starter recorded a base hit
May 24, 2012
- The Bulldogs recorded four consecutive hits in the bottom of the second inning, scoring three runs to take a 4-1 lead.
- Center fielder Justin Gordey recorded a career-high four hits in the victory to raise his batting average to .270.
- After allowing the first three runners of the game to reach base safely, Phil Maton recorded 10 consecutive outs.
- Today’s game was the first time all nine starters in the batting order recorded a base hit since Feb. 24 vs. McNeese State.
- Tech’s 17 hits were the most hits the 2012 team has hit since Feb 24 vs. McNeese State.
- Senior first baseman Alex Williams and sophomore shortstop Ryan Gebhardt have started all 52 games for the Bulldogs while Gebhardt has played every inning of every game.
- Williams has started 119 consecutive games dating back to last season.
- With his start, Williams has played in his 218th career game (started 213), third most by any Tech player in the program’s history.
- The RBI single by Williams extended his hitting streak to 16 games and on-base streak to 22 games.
- Catcher Kyle Arnsberg batted leadoff for the first time in his Bulldog career.
- The redshirt sophomore led off the game with a double to right-center field.
- Arnsberg tied a career high with two hits and two runs from the plate
- Gebhardt and Arnsberg sacrificed two times in the 9-6 victory.
- With his single in the third inning, Taylor Terrasas has reached base safely in 13 consecutive games.
- Williams double to lead off the eighth was the 45th double of his Bulldog careers, tying Chris Loy for fifth most in Tech history.
- Williams’ run in the seventh was his 139th run scored in his career, tying Albie Goulder for fourth place in Tech history.
- Kody Neel made his first start in right field since Feb. 22 at UALR.