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WAC Baseball Recaps - April 26
Courtesy: Bakersfield
Louisiana Tech 5, Sacramento State 4
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RUSTON, La. - (LT Media Relations) Louisiana Tech rallied from an early deficit on the road and defeated Sacramento State, 5-4, in Western Athletic Conference play Friday night at John Smith Field in Sacramento.

Sacramento State (24-18, 8-8 WAC) led 2-0 early on, but Tech (15-28, 3-13 WAC) responded with a four-run fifth inning and added a run late to break an eight-game WAC losing streak for the Bulldogs.

"I love our guys and the way they fight," head coach Wade Simoneaux. "Our guys could have easily thrown in the towel on this season a long time ago and they didn't, but that was a good ball game all around. We defended well, hit the ball and played as a team."
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CSU Bakersfield 7, Texas State 5
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SAN MARCOS, Texas— (CSUB Media Relations) Bakersfield (29-14, 12-4 WAC) rallied for four runs in the top of the sixth to defeat Texas State (18-23, 9-7 WAC) 7-5 to open this weekend’s Western Athletic Conference series Friday night.

The Roadrunners took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first on RBI’s from Cael Brockmeyer (Jr., Vineyard Haven, Mass., Avon Old Farms HS) and Mylz Jones (Fr., Palmdale, Calif., Paraclete HS). The Bobcats got on the board in the bottom of the first when Austin O’Neal singled in Cody Lovejoy.

Jordie Hein (So., Scottsdale, Ariz., Chapparal HS) drove in Frank Martinez (Sr., Riverside, Calif., East LA College) with an RBI single in the top of the third. Nick Smelser tied the score at three when he doubled in two runs in the bottom of the third.
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UTSA 5, Dallas Baptist 4 (13)
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DALLAS — (UTSA Media Relations) Riley Good hit a solo home run with two outs in the 13th and UTSA knocked off Dallas Baptist, 5-4, in Friday's series opener at Horner Ballpark.

The Roadrunners (23-18, 7-8 WAC) rallied from a 3-0 deficit to notch their 12th come-from-behind victory of the season.

Good pulled an 0-1 slider from Patriots reliever Michael Smith over the wall in right field to break a 4-4 tie.

Matt Sims (3-0), who entered the contest with two outs in the ninth, allowed a leadoff single to Michael Miller in the bottom of the frame, but he retired the next three to clinch the win. Sims allowed only one hit, walked two and struck out four in 4.1 stanzas.
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UT Arlington 9, New Mexico State 5
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LAS CRUCES, New Mexico – (UTA Media Relations) Greg McCall drove in five runs and Brad Vachon picked up his fifth win, and UT Arlington defeated New Mexico State 9-5 Friday night at Presley Askew Field in the opener of a three-game Western Athletic Conference series.

The Mavericks improved to 23-19 overall and 11-5 in conference, while the Aggies dropped to 23-20 and 8-8. The series continues Saturday with a 7 p.m. start and concludes Sunday at 2 p.m. CT.

"It was a tough first night against a good pitcher," UT Arlington coach Darin Thomas said. "I thought our pitchers were good. All three guys did well. It's an offensive park and to hold them to five is a good job. We played very well."
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Seattle U 13, San Jose State 3 (8)
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San Jose, Calif. - (SU Media Relations) Seattle University jumped on the board early, kept San Jose State off the scoreboard throughout the night, and then used a big inning to end the game early, defeating the Spartans 13-3 in an eight-inning run-rule Western Athletic Conference baseball contest Friday night at Municipal Stadium.

With one out in the second inning, Sean Narby (Auburn, Wash.) started the scoring with a solo home run to left field, his team-leading fifth homer of the season. Ryan Somers (Sammamish, Wash.) doubled down the right field line, advanced to third on a passed ball, and scored on a single to right field by Nick Latta (Tacoma, Wash.).
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Baseball
WAC
Overall
Sacramento State
12-3
25-16
Grand Canyon
10-5
21-17
Seattle U
7-5
18-18
New Mexico State
7-5
16-20
North Dakota
7-5
7-18
Utah Valley
8-7
16-22
Bakersfield
8-7
16-23
Texas-Pan American
7-8
17-25
Chicago State
2-10
13-24
Northern Colorado
1-14
6-34
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