LA Tech explodes for 18 runs and 20 hits in run ruled game
May 25, 2012
- Seven hitters recorded multi-hit games and every starter recorded a base hit in the blowout victory.
- Louisiana Tech scored 33 combined runs in the two wins on Friday setting a WAC Tournament record for most runs scored in one day.
- The 18-5 win was the Bulldogs’ first run ruled win this season.
- LA Tech is the only team to eliminate WAC teams from postseason play as Tech ousted Hawai’i, New Mexico State and Nevada.
- Leadoff walk to Kyle Arnsberg marks the third consecutive game he has reached base safely in his first plate appearance.
- Arnsberg and Gebhardt began the game with a walk and single, respectively, for the second consecutive game.
- With the walk, Williams is now 10th all-time in walks with 87 career base on balls.
- The walk to Williams extended his on-base streak to 24 games.
- The leadoff hitter reached base safely to begin the first three innings against the Wolf Pack.
- With his single in the fourth inning, Williams extended his hitting streak to 18 games and surpassed Chris Loy for second place in Tech history with 248 hits in his Bulldog career.
- Senior first baseman Alex Williams and sophomore shortstop Ryan Gebhardt have started all 53 games for the Bulldogs while Gebhardt has played every inning of every game.
- Williams has started 121 consecutive games dating back to last season.
- With his start, Williams has played in his 220th career game (started 216), third most by any Tech player in the program’s history.
- For the third consecutive game, Kyle Arnsberg has reached base safely to begin the bottom of the first for the Bulldogs.
- Terrasas’ single in the top of the sixth inning extended his reached base safely streak to 15 games.
- Bre’shon Kimbell drove in a career-high five RBI and recorded four base hits.
- Kody Neel tied a career best with three RBU.
- Bulldogs saw their first eight batters reached base safely in the sixth inning as the first two plate appearances were walks, followed by six hits, including a three-run home run by Kody Neel.
- After scoring 15 runs in the first game they played today, the Bulldogs have recorded back-to-back 12+ run games for the first time this season.
- Tech scored 10 unanswered runs for the first time since Feb. 24 vs. McNeese State.
- May 11, 2011 vs. Mississippi Valley State was the last time the Bulldogs scored 15 runs in a game and have done so in back-to-back games.
- LA Tech scored eight runs in an inning for the first time since May 21, 2010 at Nevada.
- Mitch Antony made his first appearance since April 24 vs. UALR.
- James Ferguson started his first game as a Bulldog and pitched a career-high 2.2 innings.