EDINBURG (KVEO) – The baseball team at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros defeated the Seattle U Redhawks 11-4 in game one of a four-game series Friday night at UTRGV Baseball Stadium.
Vaqueros managed to score at least one race in each round from the third round to the seventh round. Newly graduated student Coleman Grubbs was the catalyst, finishing the day 3-for-4 from the plate and a season-high three runs scored. Graduate Student Andy Atwood also finished the day 3-for-4, including a home run, a triple, a trip, two points and two RBIs.
Senior Kevin Stevens led the line from the mound. The senior finished with six strikes in 6.0 laps, and allowed only one race in five hits and two trips.
UTRGV and Seattle U will play a double header on Saturday starting at 13. Match 1 will contain only seven rounds while game two will play a full nine rounds.