UT-Tyler Tosses Two-Hitter In Shutout Win

The Eagles suffered a shutout in game one against the defending national champions.

Game Details
Friday, April 12, 2019
Tyler, Texas / Irwin Baseball Field 

Game One: University of Texas-Tyler 6, University of the Ozarks 0
Game Two:University of Texas-Tyler 5,  University of the Ozarks 2

University of the Ozarks (12-20)
University of Texas-Tyler (19-12)

 Nate Imig threw a two-hit complete game shutout to give UT-Tyler a 6-0 win over the Eagles in game one. The Patriots gave Imig the run support he needed by plating three runs in the third and three more in the fifth. The Eagles used four pitchers with starter Blake Bensonreceiving the loss.

Pitching Decisions:
WP: Nate Imig (W, 4-2) 7.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO
LP: Blake Benson(L, 2-2) 4.1 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 3 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:

The Patriot offense provided just enough offense to take a 5-2 win in game two. The Patriots held a lead 2-0 lead after five complete innings. The home team added two more in the sixth. The Eagles scored twice in the top of the eighth, but it wouldn't be enough. Chase Edwards highlighted the offense with two hits.

Pitching Decisions:
WP: Austin Schneider (W, 6-2) 7.1 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 SO
LP: Dalton Spurgeon (L, 1-4) 4.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 2 SO

Ozarks' Scoring Summary:
8th - Erick Aguirre reached first on an error by ss, advanced to second; Dakota Ebarb scored. 
8th - Chase Edwards singled; Erick Aguirre advanced to third, scored on an error by ss, unearned.

Up Next: The Eagles will play game three of the series Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m.