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Baseball Uses Record-Tying Power Surge to Blow Out SFA



Baseball Uses Record-Tying Power Surge to Blow Out SFA

RIO GRANDE VALLEY – The College of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros baseball group hit a program record-tying six residence runs to beat the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 11-3 on Saturday at UTRGV Baseball Stadium in entrance of a crowd of three,915 people and 276 canine.
UTRGV extends its new single-season program attendance file to 50,310 people.
Together with all sports activities, UTRGV Athletics has now welcomed about 104,000 followers to residence occasions this season.
In baseball, UTRGV is averaging 2,096 followers throughout 24 residence dates. If that common holds, UTRGV will break the present program file of 1,920 followers per date set throughout 20 dates in 1972.
UTRGV has 4 residence video games remaining with tickets on sale at
Saturday’s attendance is the eighth largest for UTRGV since transferring into UTRGV Baseball Stadium in 2002. 5 of the highest eight attendance marks for UTRGV at UTRGV Baseball Stadium have been achieved this season together with the 6,044 in opposition to UT Arlington on April 6 (second), the 5,374 in opposition to Utah Valley on April 13 (third), the 4,313 in opposition to Grand Canyon on March 23 (fourth), and the three,962 in opposition to Stephen F. Austin on April 28 (seventh).
That is the sixth time the Vaqueros (20-18, Sep 11 WAC) have ever hit six residence runs in a sport, the fourth 12 months in a row, the second time in opposition to Stephen F. Austin, and the primary time-ever at UTRGV Baseball Stadium after beforehand doing so at Stephen F. Austin (Could 18, 2023), at UTSA (Could 3, 2022), and at New Mexico State (Could 2, 2021), in addition to at residence at Jody Ramsey Memorial Stadium in opposition to Western Illinois (March 2000) and William Penn (March 1991).
Junior Sharyland alum Martin Vazquez hit his 14th residence run of the season, tied for the fourth-highest complete in program, whereas reaching base thrice, driving in two runs, and scoring twice. Vazquez is even with Dale Brown (1981) and Robert Johnson (1980) whereas trailing solely Jesse Gutierrez (21, 2000), Corridor of Famer Mitchell Moran (20, 1983), and Brandon Pimentel (19, 2023). Vazquez’s residence run put the Vaqueros up 5-1 within the third.
Freshman Armani Raygoza posted his first-career multi-home run sport, hitting a pair of 2-run residence runs in opposition to Reid Boyett (0-9) for a career-high tying 4 RBI. His first residence run capped a 3-run first whereas his second shot capped a 5-run fourth.
Freshman Evan Janner recorded his first collegiate hit, an contained in the park residence run to place the Vaqueros up 11-2 within the fifth. He hit a liner to proper that acquired previous a diving Tyree Carr and rolled to the wall. Janner by no means stopped operating and did a leaping full-frontal dive to keep away from the tag on the plate.
Senior Kade York and junior Hank Warren additionally hit solo pictures whereas junior Steven Lancia went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a stroll, two RBI, and two runs scored.
The house runs accounted for eight of the Vaqueros’ runs, with Vazquez including an RBI-groundout within the first and Lancia hitting a 2-run double within the fourth.
Junior Francisco Hernandez (4-3) made the runs get up, racking up a career-high 9 strikeouts in a profession high-tying 7.0 innings whereas permitting two runs on six hits and one stroll.
The Lumberjacks (7-36, 3-20 WAC) scored within the second on a Dylan Bourgeois RBI-single, the fifth on a Brock KnoerrRBI-single, and the eighth on a Carr residence run.
UTRGV and Stephen F. Austin full the sequence on Sunday at 12 p.m. at UTRGV Baseball Stadium. Followers can reap the benefits of the Household Enjoyable Day: 4 for $44 promotion consists of 4 basic admission tickets, 4 drinks, and 4 sizzling canine for $44.
Tickets are on sale now and might be bought at Present UTRGV college students obtain free basic admission with their scholar ID. All followers have to observe the clear bag coverage, particulars of which might be discovered at Gates open at 11 a.m.
Followers can watch domestically on ESPN+ or internationally through WAC Worldwide.

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