UT Arlington hosts Utah, Missouri State and Abilene Christian in the UTA Hilton Invitational.
UT Arlington baseball will also take on Oklahoma at Globe Life Park on March 11 at 7 p.m.
The Mavericks fall to 2-6 overall and 0-4 at home after the 6-3 loss to the Islanders.
UT Arlington baseball defeated TAMU-CC in 2012 on its way to winning the SLC Tournament.
UTA starter Brad Vachon held 12th-ranked Horned Frogs to just one run on six hits in 6.2 innings pitched.