No. 10 Texas A&M defeats UTA 10-5

No. 10 Texas A&M
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By Thomas D. Dick

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The No. 10 Texas A&M Aggies pounded three home runs, including a pair of three-run dingers, as they topped the UT Arlington Mavericks, 10-5, Tuesday evening on Olsen Field on Blue Bell Park.

Texas A&M had six players with multi-hit games and the Aggies batted 6-for-11 with runners in scoring position. Ty Coleman accumulated four RBI in addition to his fourth home run of the season. Braden Shewmake logged three RBI and a dinger. Zach DeLoach went 2-for-4 with a solo moonshot. Logan Foster and Bryce Blaum each roped two hits in four at-bats and registered an RBI. Brett Brown recorded his first career hit on his second at-bat of the evening.

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Starter Chris Weber (2-0) worked 4.0 innings, allowing one run on three hits and striking out four batters. The Aggie bullpen weathered through 5.0 innings, giving up four runs, six hits and four walks, while fanning six. Chandler Jozwiak improved to 4-4 with 2.0 scoreless innings, striking out three. The pitching staff combined to throw their 29th double-digit strikeout performance.

The Maroon & White improved to 30-12-1 on the season, while UT Arlington fell to 28-14. With the win, the Aggies are guaranteed their 13th consecutive winning season. Texas A&M has posted a winning record in 57 of their last 59 campaigns.

Texas A&M travels to Oxford to face the No. 19 Ole Miss Rebels for a three-game conference series beginning Thursday with the first pitch at 6:02 p.m.