The UT Arlington baseball team gave up six runs in the last four innings in a 9-3 loss to Dallas Baptist on Wednesday night at Clay Gould Ballpark in Arlington.
Mavericks starter Justin Schnedler settled down after allowing a run in the first inning and gave up the lone run on two hits and struck out three in three innings.
Dallas Baptist (16-2) quickly scored two runs on two hits and three walks off reliever Kyle Laberge (1-2) to give the Patriots a 3-2 lead after four innings.
The Mavericks (10-8) stayed withing striking distance and trailed 5-3 at the start of the seventh but Dallas Baptist scored three runs on three hits, including a Trooper Reynolds two-run home run to put the game away.
Will Olson and RJ Williams led the way for UTA offensively with two hits apiece.
Dallas Baptist 9, UT Arlington 3
Calhoun, Higgin (4), Adams (5), Stutzman (7) and Salters. Schnedler, Laberge (4), Whidby (5), Hobbs (6), Hall (7), Wilcox (8), Korthauer (9) and Olson. W—Calhoun (3-0). L—Laberge (1-2). Sv—Stutzman (1). 2B—Dallas Baptist: Wall. UT Arlington: Morris, Olson. 3B—Dallas Baptist: Turbin, Wall, Martinelli. HR—Dallas Baptist: Reynolds. SB—Dallas Baptist: Knight. UT Arlington: Morris. E—Dallas Baptist: Knight 3. UT Arlington Olson 2, Hobbs.
RECORDS — Dallas Baptist 16-2. UT Arlington 10-8.