Red Raiders knock out Cougars in extras

Despite a valiant comeback effort, the Cougars dropped Sunday’s contest 10-9 in extra innings and were swept over the weekend by Texas Tech at Rip Griffin Park in Lubbock, Texas.

After falling behind 9-1 after the seven innings of play, the Cougars (12-21-1, 1-7-1) mounted a furious comeback and scored six runs in the eighth inning and two more in the ninth to send the game into extra frames. But the comeback effort fell short and Texas Tech (22-15, 3-9) won the game in the bottom of the 12th when Barrett Barnes grounded out to shortstop to drive in Nick Hanslik

Saturday’s game followed with a similar outcome. Despite out hitting the Red Raiders 15-12, the Cougars fell, 7-1. In the series opener, the Texas Tech walloped UH 15-4.

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