Mya Anderson had three hits and four RBI to lead the Mavericks on Thursday.
UTA returns four outfielders from 2014, including all three of its regular starters.
The Mavericks and the Cajuns return to Allan Saxe Sunday at 1 p.m. for the final game of the three-game series.
UTA finished the tournament 4-2, improving to 10-6 on the season.
UTA defeated Central Michigan in back-to-back games to earn a spot in the finale.