Texas outfielder Shannon Rhodes records an out against Boise State at McCombs Field on Feb., 9, 2019. Texas defeated Boise State 8-0 in five innings. [Rodolfo Gonzalez for AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Tech takes walk-off win to even series with Texas softball team

Posted April 6th, 2019


An RBI single to left center field by Breanna Russell lifted the No. 15 Texas Tech Red Raiders to a 3-2 win over the No. 11 Texas softball team Saturday afternoon in Lubbock.

The walk-off result tied the series which concludes Sunday at 1 p.m. in Lubbock.

Erin Edmoundson earned the win for Tech (30-7), giving up two runs on four hits in a complete game. She struck out six.


Shea O’Leary gave up one run on four hits in three innings. The history-making freshman left the game with Texas (33-9) ahead so she took no decision.

Brooke Bolinger suffered the loss as she gave up two runs on three hits in 3 2/3 innings. She stuck out seven and walked two.

Shannon Rhodes went 2-for-3 and hit a two-run home run in the fourth inning to give Texas a 2-1 lead. Those were the only runs Texas would score, however.

Peyton Blythe doubled in the second inning to give the Red Raiders a 1-0 lead. Zoe Jones scored on the play.

Tech tied the game in the fifth on a sacrifice fly by Russell that allowed Edmoundson to score.

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