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.
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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.