April 8, 2018
Recap | Box Score
UTA (15-15, 7-5 Sun Belt) 4, Louisiana (15-17, 5-7 Sun Belt) 2 [10 innings]
Lafayette, La. -- Tigue Moore Field
April 8, 2018
Team Records and Series Notes
• UTA is 15-15, 7-5 in the Sun Belt. Louisiana is 15-17, 5-7 in the Sun Belt.
• The Cajuns lead the all-time series with UTA, 31-19.
o The Mavs had not won a game in Lafayette since 1990.
• The Mavs wrap up their road trip on Tuesday, traveling across town to face TCU at 6:30 p.m. CT.
• UTA Coach Darin Thomas has a 311-294 career record in his 11th year.
o Thomas ranks second in UTA history in career wins.
• UTA is 9-11 vs. a right-handed starting pitcher.
• The Mavs are 8-9 in day games.
• UTA is 10-5 when scoring first.
• UTA is 5-1 in extra-inning games.
• Junior 1B Noah Vaughan made his team-leading 70th consecutive start.
o Vaughan tripled for the career-high sixth time in 2018 and the 12th time in his career.
o Vaughan passed Hunter Pence for eighth in UTA career history for triples andi tied with Marc Manwarren (1995) for sixth in single-season history.
• Junior RHP Ka'ikepono Anderson made his seventh start of the year.
• Freshman Boone Montgomery made his first career start in RF.
• Senior LF Christian Hollie was hit by his third pitch of the year and the 14th of his career.
• Sophomore SS Josh Minjarez hit his second homer of the year, a game-tying blast in the fifth inning.
o Minjarez has three career homers.
o Minjarez was hit by his third pitch of 2018 and the sixth of his career.
• Sophomore RHP Dylan Schneider worked in his ninth game of the year.
• Senior LHP Ryan Buss pitched in his 11th game of the year.
• Junior RHP Andrew Gross pitched in his 10th game.
• Junior C Will Olson doubled for the fifth time in 2018 and the 15th time in his career.
• Senior RHP Daniel James pitched in his 10th game of the year.
o James is 1-3 in 2018 and 3-13 in his career.
• Senior DH Omar Salinas lined his third sac fly of the year and the sixth of his career.