Texas State exploded for six runs in the fifth inning to blast past UT Arlington 10-5 on Friday night at Bobcat Ballpark.
With the score tied 1-1 in the fifth, the Bobcats (11-6, 1-0) loaded the bases with no outs and used five hits and two walks to help build a 7-1 lead. Texas State held off a late UTA rally to earn its first ever Sun Belt victory.
The Mavericks (5-12, 0-1) have lost two straight.
UTA and Texas State face off again today at 3 p.m.