UT Arlington is riding a seven-game winning streak going into Friday's 1 p.m. playoff opener.
UT Arlington downed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 10-5 to remain in the winners' bracket.
Senior ace Lance Day scheduled to start Wednesday morning's opener against McNeese State.
Adam Boydston earned his sixth save, leaving him one shy of tying the UTA career record.
Ten UT Arlington seniors are also playing their final games at Clay Gould Ballpark.
Appeared in 27 games, pitching 28.2 innings as a relief pitcher... led the team in ERA (1.57)... compiled a 2-1 record, two saves... held opposing batters to a .216 batting average and struck out 27 batters... allowed only one earned run in first 22 appearances... struck out three in 1.2 scoreless innings against Houston (2/18)... pitched 3.1 scoreless innings to record first win over Wichita State (3/6)... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings against TCU (3/8)... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings and struck out two to notch first save against Sam Houston State University (3/12)... struck out two in 1.0 inning against Texas A&M (3/30)... struck out one in 1.0 scoreless innings against Nichols (4/3)... struck out two to record second save of season against Houston Baptist (4/26)... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings in a Mavericks win against Stephen F. Austin (4/29).
Chandler/Gilbert Community College
Transferred to UT Arlington after playing two seasons at Chandler/Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Ariz. for coach Russ Luce... named the 2009 CGCC Pitcher of the Year... appeared in 18 games, making 13 starts while compiling a 6-2 record with a 3.61 ERA, striking out 57 in 72.1 IP as a sophomore... appeared in 20 games (one start) as a freshman, going 0-3 with a 2.62 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 48 IP... allowed just one home run in two seasons.
A four-year varsity letterwinner at Chandler (Ariz.) High School for head coach Jon Watson... named first-team All-Region and honorable mention All-State as a senior... also tabbed honorable mention All-Region as a junior... led team to regional championship as a junior... played for the Bisbee (Ariz.) Copper Kings.
Son of Javier and Connie Morales... has one brother, J.J.... born May 13, 1990... a business major at UT Arlington.
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