UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

Eight is Great! Baseball Clinches Division Crown

April 22, 2013

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler
903.565.5769 or 903.539.7196 (cell)

April 19, 2013

by Jeff Williford

PINEVILLE, La. -- The No. 12 ranked UT Tyler baseball team defeated American Southwest Conference rival Louisiana College 8-7 on Friday evening, clinching the 2013 East Division Championship. The division crown is the eighth in Patriots baseball history.

The win would not come easy, with Lousiana College (20-16, 10-6) needing a three-game sweep of the Patriots to clinch the division. More...