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BSB: UTA 0, Appalachian State 5 - Post-Game Notes

May 5, 2018

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UTA (21-25, 11-11 Sun Belt) 0, Appalachian State (14-31, 5-17 Sun Belt) 5
Arlington, Texas - Clay Gould Ballpark
May 5, 2018

Team Records and Series Notes

  • UTA is 21-25, 11-11 in the Sun Belt. Appalachian State is 14-31, 5-17 in the Sun Belt)
  • UTA leads the all-time series, 8-2 and enter the series winners of seven consecutive meetings.
  • The series will conclude with the nightcap of a series-opening doubleheader at Clay Gould Ballpark on Saturday, 45 minutes following the conclusion of the opener. UTA will start junior righty Ka'ikepono Anderson (0-2, 5.36 ERA) vs. App State junior lefty Andrew Viccacio (1-9).

Team Notes

  • UTA Coach Darin Thomas has a 317-304 career record in his 11th year.
    • Thomas ranks second in UTA history in career wins.
  • The Mavs turned their 40th double play of the year.
  • UTA is 7-3 vs. conference opponents at home.
  • UTA is 6-5 on Saturdays.
  • The Mavs are 6.5-8 in their all white uniform combination.
  • The Mavs are 0-2 in May.
  • UTA is 6-8 vs. a left-handed starting pitcher.
  • UTA is 2-1 in doubleheaders.

Individual Notes

  • Junior CF Noah Vaughan made his team-leading 86th consecutive start.
    • Vaughan has reached base safely in 38 of 46 starts.
  • Senior RHP Trae Patterson made his 12th start of the year and the 27th of his career.
    • Patterson is 3-2 in 2018 and 10-6 in his career.
    • UTA is 6-6 in Patterson's starts.
    • Patterson has six quality starts in 2018 and 17 in his career.
  • Senior LF Christian Hollie singled to open the second inning and has reached base safely in 37 of his 45 starts in 2018.
  • Sophomore 2B Zac Cook has reached base safely in 35 of his 39 starts.
    • Cook has reached base safely in 56 of his 65 career starts.
  • Senior 1B Omar Salinas has reached base safely in 28 of his 30 starts in 2018 and in 76 of his 80 career starts.
    • Salinas was hit by his fourth pitch of the year and the 10th of his career.
  • Junior C Will Olson has reached base safely in 40 of 45 starts in 2018.
  • Sophomore SS Josh Minjarez had reached base safely in 39 of 44 starts in 2018.
  • Junior RHP Andrew Gross made his 18th appearance of the year.
  • Senior 3B RJ Williams has played in 191 games with 177 starts.
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