SOFTBALL DROPS TWO AT LOUISIANA TECH
Feb. 21, 2007
RUSTON, La. - UT Arlington softball dropped both games of its double header at Louisiana Tech Wednesday. The Mavs lost their first game, 6-5, and fell, 5-1, in the night cap.
After three scoreless innings in the first game UTA took a 2-0 lead in the fourth. Tech cut the Mavs lead to one with a single run in the bottom of the fourth and added two more runs in the sixth to go ahead by one (3-2).
In the seventh UTA pulled ahead 5-3 with three runs, but Tech answered with three runs of its own for the one run win.
In the second game Louisiana Tech got on the board first, 1-0, off a sacrifice fly in the third. UTA answered to tie the score 1-1 on Dee Jay Nelson's 15th career home run. Tech added four runs over the next three innings while holding the Mavs scoreless for the 5-1 win.
UTA will return to action on Friday when it kicks off the UTA Round Robin Tournament against Prairie View A&M at 4 p.m. at the Allan Saxe Field. Games begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday for the second day of action.