UTA (0-1) 3, SEMO (1-0) 4
Friday, Feb. 17, 2017
Jaycess Field -- Nacogdoches, Texas
• UTA is 24-26 all-time in season openers.
• Senior righty Kadon Simmons made his 16th career start on the mound.
o Simmons is now 9-5 in his career.
• Senior Quintin Rohrbaugh made his first career start at second base.
o Rohrbaugh made his team-leading 59th straight start. o Rohrbaugh has reached base safely in 53 of his 59 career UTA games.
o Rohrbaugh has 80 career hits.
o Rohrbaugh collected his 24th career multi-hit game.
• Sophomore shortstop Josh Minjarez was hit by his first career pitch.
o Minjarez has reached base safely in 27 of 40 career starts. •
Sophomore Noah Vaughan belted his first home run of the year.
o Vaughan has three homers in his career.
o Vaughan homered for the first time since March 20, 2016 vs. South Alabama.
o Vaughan has reached base safely in 32 of 41 career games.
• Junior rightfielder Phil Berthiaume made his first career NCAA start and collected his first career hit. • Junior southpaw Jake Wilcox appeared in his 34th career game.
o Wilcox stranded both runners he inherited, has inherited 25 runners, allowing 10 to score in his career.
• Junior DH Omar Salinas made his first career NCAA start and had his first career hit, coming in the fifth inning.
• Sophomore right-hander Dylan Schneider appeared in his 21st career game.
• Junior RJ Williams, making his 101st career start, had 95 career hits.
o Williams has reached base safely in 82 of his 100 career starts.
• Freshman Zac Cook made his collegiate debut.
• Sophomore catcher Will Olson threw out his sixth career runner trying to steal.
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