Greg McCall hit two home runs and UT Arlington outlasted rival Texas State 11-7 on Thursday night to open the final Sun Belt Conference series of the season.
The Mavericks extended their winning streak to a season-high five games, improving to 28-25 overall and 17-11 in the Sun Belt.
McCall, who went 3 for 4, hit his first career grand slam during a five-run fifth inning and set a career-high with seven RBIs, one short of the UTA record.
Williams, Davenport (5), Hallonquist (6), Boes (7), Goebel (8) and Pearson. Milliman, Hobbs (7), Moreland (7), Hucul (9), Nack (9) and McCall. W—Milliman (5-0). L—Williams (7-3). 2B—Texas St. Sanchez, Mattlage, Pearson. UTA: Shortall. HR—Texas St.: Targun. UTA: McCall 2. SB—Texas St.: McElroy.
RECORDS — UT Arlington 28-25, 17-11 Sun Belt. Texas St. 28-24, 16-12.