Three-run first help UT Arlington beat Troy in Sun Belt tournament

Posted Thursday, May. 22, 2014  comments  Print Reprints
A

Sun Belt tournament

Thursday’s results

(8) UL Monroe 8,

(5) W. Kentucky 6

(3) Arkansas St. 4,

(7) S. Alabama 3

(1) UL Lafayette 11,

(4) Texas St., 4

(2) UT Arlington 7

(6) Troy 3

Today’s games

(4) Texas St. vs.

(8) UL Monroe, 3 p.m.

(6) Troy vs.

(3) Arkansas St., 6:30 p.m.

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

UT Arlington remained in the winners’ bracket of the Sun Belt Conference tournament with a 7-3 victory over Troy on Thursday night.

The Mavericks (32-25), winners of nine consecutive games, will play the Troy-Arkansas State winner at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Matt Shortall launched a three-run home run in the first inning and starter Zach Thompson earned the win, rebounding after a rough first inning.

Thompson threw five consecutive scoreless innings and pitched 72/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits and a walk. He struck out eight.

Shortall’s home run, a mammoth shot to left-center field, was his 10th homer of the season. It was his 24th career home run, tying him with Richard Wilkerson for fifth place on the school’s all-time list.

UT Arlington 7, Troy 3

UT Arlington3000020027121
Troy100000101373

Thompson, Moreland (8), Hucul (8), Nack (9) and McCall. Hicks, Sullivan (7) and Tewksbury. W—Thompson (5-4). L—Hicks (2-10). 2B—UTA: Tate. Troy: D. Hall, T. Hall. HR—UTA: Shortall. SB—Troy: T. Hall. E—UTA: Tate. Troy: Masonia, Binder, Vaughn.

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?





Saturday, November 22Full Scoreboard
No games today
Full Scoreboard
Saturday, November 22Full Scoreboard
Phoenix 11/22 7:00 PM ET
Indiana TV: FSN-AZ, FSN-IN
Miami 11/22 7:00 PM ET
Orlando TV: Sun Sports, FSN-FL
Toronto 11/22 7:30 PM ET
Cleveland TV: TSN, FSN-OH
Philadelphia 11/22 7:30 PM ET
New York TV: TCN-PHI, MSG
Dallas 11/22 8:00 PM ET
Houston TV: FSN-SW, CSN-HOU
Sacramento 11/22 8:00 PM ET
Minnesota TV: CSN-CA, FSN-N
Washington 11/22 8:30 PM ET
Milwaukee TV: CSN-DC+, FSN-WI
Brooklyn 11/22 8:30 PM ET
San Antonio TV: YES, FSN-SW
New Orleans 11/22 9:00 PM ET
Utah TV: NBA TV, ROOT-NW
Full Scoreboard
Week 12Full Scoreboard
Thursday
Kansas City20Final | Box
Oakland «24Gridiron Replay
Sunday
Cleveland 1:00 PM ET
Atlanta TV: CBS
Tampa Bay 1:00 PM ET
Chicago TV: FOX
Cincinnati 1:00 PM ET
Houston TV: CBS
Jacksonville 1:00 PM ET
Indianapolis TV: CBS
Green Bay 1:00 PM ET
Minnesota TV: FOX
Detroit 1:00 PM ET
New England TV: FOX
Tennessee 1:00 PM ET
Philadelphia TV: CBS
St. Louis 4:05 PM ET
San Diego TV: FOX
Arizona 4:05 PM ET
Seattle TV: FOX
Miami 4:25 PM ET
Denver TV: CBS
Washington 4:25 PM ET
San Francisco TV: CBS
Dallas 8:30 PM ET
NY Giants TV: NBC
Monday
NY Jets 7:00 PM ET
Buffalo TV: CBS
Baltimore 8:30 PM ET
New Orleans TV: ESPN
Full Scoreboard
Saturday, November 22Full Scoreboard
St. Louis22nd Prd 12:11 | Box
Ottawa1TV: FSN-MW, RDS, TSN5
Montreal 11/22 7:00 PM ET
Boston TV: NHLN, TVA, NESN
Detroit 11/22 7:00 PM ET
Toronto TV: CBC, FSN-DET
Minnesota 11/22 7:00 PM ET
Tampa Bay TV: FSN-N+, SUN
Pittsburgh 11/22 7:00 PM ET
NY Islanders TV: ROOT-PIT, MSG+
Columbus 11/22 7:00 PM ET
Philadelphia TV: FSN-OH, CSN-PHI
Buffalo 11/22 7:00 PM ET
Washington TV: MSG-BUF, CSN-DC
Florida 11/22 8:00 PM ET
Nashville TV: FSN-FL
Los Angeles 11/22 8:00 PM ET
Dallas TV: FSN-W, FSN-SW+
Carolina 11/22 9:00 PM ET
Colorado TV: FSN-CAR, Altitude
New Jersey 11/22 10:00 PM ET
Calgary TV: MSG+2, SNET
Chicago 11/22 10:00 PM ET
Edmonton TV: CBC, TVA Sports 2, WGN
Arizona 11/22 10:30 PM ET
San Jose TV: FSN-AZ, CSN-CA
Full Scoreboard