UT Arlington is riding a seven-game winning streak going into Friday's 1 p.m. playoff opener.
Preston Beck homers in the bottom of the ninth, as UTA beats Sam Houston 7-6.
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 20 games, making five starts... held a 3.58 ERA in 50.1 innings on the mound... held opposing batters to a .284 batting average and finished season with a 2-0 record... struck out 27 batters... recorded a win with 8.0 scoreless innings and allowed five hits against New Orleans (3/5)... Allowed two earned runs in a 4.2 inning start against Sam Houston State (3/13)... struck out two in 4.0 scoreless innings against Louisiana Tech (3/16)... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings against McNeese State (4/15)... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (5/6)... pitched 2.0 scoreless innings against Lamar (5/13)... made a start against Texas A&M, pitching three scoreless innings (5/17)... pitched 3.2 scoreless innings in a start against Texas State (5/20).
Lamar Community College
Transferred to UT Arlington after playing at Lamar (Colo.) Community College for coach Scott Crampton... led team to first place in the Empire Conference... went 13-2 as a sophomore, setting a program single-season record for wins... struck out 81 batters in 93 IP while compiling a 3.19 ERA... hurled a no-hitter.
A three-year varsity letterwinner at Legacy High School in Broomfield, Colo. for head coach Gary Mares... pitched and played outfield... also a four-year varsity letterwinner in soccer as a goalkeeper... named second-team All-State in 2007 in soccer.
Son of David and Julie Oberto... has two brothers, Scott and Luke... played summer ball in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada for the Lethbridge Bulls... born Oct. 22, 1989... an interdisciplinary studies major at UT Arlington.
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