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Texas-Tyler closes road trip with four game sweep of Sul Ross State

No. 5 Texas-Tyler 19, Sul Ross State 3
No. 5 Texas-Tyler 16, Sul Ross State 0

ALPINE, Texas -- Texas-Tyler completed a four-game sweep of Sul Ross State, winning 19-3, 16-0 on Saturday to improve to 6-0 in 2014. In game one, UT Tyler (6-0, 3-0) scored six runs in the top of the first inning, highlighted by RBI doubles by Whitney Burt and Vanessa Carrizales.

Raven Rodriguez had an RBI triple in the second inning, followed by a Karley Geiger RBI-single and a Mel Hinojosa RBI-double, making the score 9-0 Patriots.

Game one ended 19-3, with UT Tyler belting 17 hits, while six players finished with at least two in the win.

Game two was much of the same for the Lobos, with most of the damage coming in the opening inning, as the Patriots scored 12 runs.

Seven Patriots finished with multiple hits, including Burt who went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in game two.

No. 8 East Texas Baptist 14, Hardin-Simmons 5
No. 8 East Texas Baptist 9, Hardin-Simmons 1

ABILENE, Texas -- Sweeping the final two games of the series to start the season off 4-0, East Texas Baptist scored 23 runs in two games against Hardin-Simmons (2-4) 9-1 and 14-5. ETBU is now 3-0 in the American Southwest Conference after this weekend.

Sara Clements, Lacy Liles, and Lacey Lindsey each had a home run on Saturday and Mallory Westbrook led the team with four hits going 4 of 4 with three RBI and four runs scored. Jayme Perez also picked up three hits while Clements added four hits.