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Associated Press | June 1, 2014

Sam Houston State stays alive in Fort Worth Regional by beating Siena

  Colt Atwood finished two-for-three with three RBI and a run scored.

FORT WORTH, Texas  -- Colt Atwood had two of his three RBI in San Houston State's five-run second inning in a 9-2 victory against Siena on Sunday in an elimination game in NCAA regional play.

Sam Houston (43-18) strung together three singles and a double in the second, 12 hours after the Bearkats finished their 22-inning, marathon loss to TCU that began Saturday night.

Atwood had a two-run singles in the second and an RBI single in the eighth.

Sam Houston starter Sam Odom (10-2), allowed two earned runs on six hits in 5.2 innings.

Sam Houston will face TCU again on Sunday night, needing a victory to force a game Monday.

Siena finished the season 27-33.

NCAA softball tournament: Sam Houston State stuns No. 9 Texas in Austin regional

Junior Tiffany Thompson hit the go-ahead home run in the sixth inning, and senior Lindsey McLeod tossed six shutout innings as Sam Houston State stunned No. 9 Texas 2-1 in the opening game of the NCAA Tournament’s Austin Regional Friday at Red and Susan McCombs Stadium.
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