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May 14th, 2010
Bobcats crush UTA, 10-1, in league tourney opener

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Texas State trounced Texas-Arlington, 10-1, Thursday, advancing to the semifinals of the Southland Conference Tournament at Bobcat Field. Texas State sports information photo.

STAFF REPORT

Texas State’s softball team moved into the semifinals of the Southland Conference Tournament at Bobcat Field Thursday with a 10-1, five-inning smashing of Texas-Arlington (UTA).

Allyce Rother hit a grand slam and McKenzie Baack hit a three-run homer, leading the Texas State charge. Jenna Emery went three-for-three for the Bobcats.

Texas State pitcher Chandler Hall allowed only three hits, improving her record to 18-13.

The tournament was to resume Friday, with sixth-seeded Nicholls State playing top seed Stephen F. Austin at 11 a.m., then the second-seeded Bobcats playing fifth seed Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at about 1:30 p.m. The championship game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Friday

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