@uttylerbaseball to play Concordia on Saturday/Sunday
#16 Texas-Tyler (11-5, 3-1 ASC)
Concordia Texas (8-7, 3-1 ASC)
3/12/2016 | Austin, Texas | Attendance: 0
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Win: Hobbs (4-0) 7.031129
Loss: Cason Adams (2-1) 4.266611
Braxton Hollenshead (UTT) 311000
Alex Bishop (UTT) 201110
Trenton Buchhorn (UTT) 301000
Leiferman (CTX) 312200
Valadez (CTX) 322000
Poindexter (CTX) 312201

Thursday, March 10, 2016
by Logan Smoak || lsmoak@patriots.uttyler.edu

TYLER - The UT Tyler baseball team has moved up a spot to No. 16 in the nation in the second week of the d3baseball.com Top 25 poll as they head into a three-game series in Austin against Concordia Texas in America Southwest Conference play. The three-game set has been adjusted due to weather and will now be played with a 4 p.m. doubleheader on Saturday and then the finale at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Austin.

The Patriots (11-4, 3-0 ASC) are coming off a two-game road sweep of Louisiana College where the Patriots scored a total of 23 runs while only allowing the Wildcats five. Cason Adams and Michael Blevins picked up the wins, with Adams striking out six Wildcat batters and Blevins striking out five while only allowing one run through five innings.

Junior Trenton Buchhorn is leading the team with 21 hits on the season while maintaining a .350 batting percentage. Along with those stats, he leads runs batted in with 16 and is second on the team with three triples behind Graham Welch who has hit four and second for doubles with five behind Alex Bishop who has hit nine.

Sam Lane is leading with 20 runs scored on the season and has stolen four bases. Lane, Buchhorn and Kelly Dorsett are tied with one home run a piece through 15 games.

From the mound, Adams has pitched 28.2 innings while striking out 23 on the season. Blevins has also been impressive for the Patriots, pitching 25.2 innings and striking out 27 batters while holding opposing teams to a .208 batting average.

This will be the first three-game road series of the season for UT Tyler and they are currently 2-1 during away games while posting a 9-3 home record. Concordia comes into the series with a 7-7 overall record and is 2-1 ASC in conference play.