March 10, 2018
UTA (4-8) 1, No. 22 Wichita State (11-2) 5
Wichita, Kan. â€" Eck Stadium
March 10, 2018
Team Records and Series Notes
- UTA is 4-8 and Wichita State is 11-2.
- The Shockers lead the all-time series with the Mavs, 7-2, including a 7-0 mark in games played in Wichita.
- The series will conclude on Sunday at 1 p.m. CT at Eck Stadium in a game broadcast live on GoShockers.com with live stats, audio and video ($). The Mavs will turn to senior righty Trae Patterson (0-1, 6.89 ERA) for his fourth start of the year.
- UTA Coach Darin Thomas has a 300-288 career record in his 11th year.
- Thomas ranks second in UTA history in career wins.
- UTA is 0-3 vs. top-25 ranked opponents.
- UTA is 0-3 on the road.
- The Mavs got their second quality start of the year.
- Junior CF Noah Vaughan made his team-leading 52nd consecutive start.
- Vaughan has a team-high nine-game hitting streak.
- Senior 3B RJ Williams started his team-leading 160th career game.
- Senior LHP Brad Vassar started his second game of the year in his fifth appearance.
- Vassar has appeared in 46 games with 23 starts in his career.
- Vassar is 7-12 in his career and 1-0 in 2018.
- Vassar tied his career high with 6.2 innings.
- Vassar fanned a career-best seven.
- Vassar worked the first quality start of the year and the fourth of his career.
- Junior RF Aaron Funk doubled for the first time in 2018 and the sixth time in his career.
- Funk had his first two-out hit and two-out RBI.
- Senior LHP Jake Wilcox appeared in his fourth game of the year and the 51st of his career.
- Wilcox has inherited six runners, allowing only two to score.
- Freshman RHP Carlos Tavera worked in his fourth game of the year.
- Junior RHP Andrew Gross pitched in his third game of the year.
- Gross has inherited six runners, allowing four to score.
- Junior C Jakob Nunez threw out his fourth runner, in eight attempts, trying to steal.