EDINBURG – The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs baseball team scored three runs in the seventh inning to come from behind for a 4-3 win over the University of Northern Colorado Bears during the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.
The Broncs (27-15, 14-7 GWC) trailed 3-1 beforeRoger Bernal singled and Derek Hagy walked. Vincent Mejia laid down a sacrifice bunt, but third baseman Taylor Anderson Jordan Retro 13
threw the ball away allowing Bernal to score and giving the Broncs runners at second and third. After intentionally walking Iradier Hernandez to load the bases, Cameron Tallman (0-1) gave way to Jess Amedee, who plunked Mike McCarthy to tie the game. Riley Goulding then singled to end it.
Bernal finished 3 for 4 to raise his batting average to .427.
That made a winner of Jonathan Sa (3-2), who pitched his third complete game in four stars, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out five in seven innings.
The Bears (22-26, 12-9 GWC) got on the board right away. Ryan Yamane led off the game with a walk, move to second on a sacrifice bunt and scored on a two-out double by Adam Hilker that made it 1-0.
The Broncs tied the game in the third against Chris Hammer. With one out, Bernal singled, stole second and moved to third on a balk. Hagy followed with a single.
The Bears took the lead in the sixth. Casey Coy led off with a triple and scored one batter later on a single by Hilker. One out after that, Jensen Park tripled to make it 3-1.
Broncs lose second game of doubleheader
EDINBURG – The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs baseball team lost 3-0 to the University of Northern Colorado Bears in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday at Edinburg Baseball Stadium.
It was the first time the Broncs (27-16, 15-7 GWC) have been shut out at home since May 27, 2010, when the Bears (23-26, 13-9 GWC) did so.
All of the runs scored before an out was air jordan for sale
recorded. Ryan Yamane led off with a walk and Casey Coy singled. Taylor Anderson laid down a sacrifice bunt, but the ball was thrown away, allowing Yamane to score, Coy to move to third and Anderson to second. Adam Hilker followed with a two-run single to complete the scoring.
Dusten Knight (3-4) settled down after that, pitching six innings and striking out five while allowing eight hits and four walks.
Joe Willman (5-6) and Josh Tinnon combined on the shutout. Willman pitched 6 2/3 innings, allowing five hits and six walks while striking out three. Tinnon pitched 2 1/3 innings, allowing three hits for his first save.
The Broncs stranded 12 base runners, including the bases loaded in the first and seventh innings.
The Broncs and Bears play the final two games of the four-game series with a doubleheader beginning at noon Sunday. Both games are scheduled to last nine innings.
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Broncs win five events at GWC outdoors
HUMBLE – The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams won five individual championships Saturday during the final day of the Great West Conference Outdoor Championships, hosted by Houston Baptist University at Turner Stadium.
Palmview native Alejandro Trevino won the men’s triple jump with a leap of 14.40 meters, 0.92 meters farther than his closest competitor. It was also the second longest triple Nike Air Jordan shoes
jump in program history. Alamo native Macario Zarate won the men’s 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.60, the second-fastest time in program history. Martin Casse won the men’s 1,500-meter run with a time of 3:52.51.
Sylvia Alboniga won the women’s 100-meter hurdles by breaking the program record for the second day in a row with a time of 14.22.
"It feels great to win first,” Alboniga said. “I’ve been trying all season to reach a personal best and I’m so glad that I accomplished that.”
Alboniga also won the women’s 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:01.08, the second-fastest time in program history.
Jasmine Webb came close to winning the women’s 100-meter dash, falling 0.006 seconds short of Houston Baptist’s Brittane Gaines. Webb’s time of 11.619 seconds is a new program record. Webb and Deon Marquis held the previous record of 11.81 seconds, set last year and in 2006 respectively.
As a team, the women’s team finished fourth and the men’s team finished sixth.
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UTPA men slip to second at PGA National Minority event
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs men’s golf team is five strokes back of first place after the second round of the 26th PGA Minority Collegiate Jordan Concord 11
Golf Championship on Saturday at the PGA Golf Club’s Wanamaker Course.
The Broncs shot a 309 during the second round, giving them a two-round 603 and second place. Tennessee State shot 296 to leapfrog the Broncs with a score of 598. Bethune-Cookman is right behind at 609.
Santiago Bueno leads all golfers with a 145 after shooting a second-round 73, tied for the second-lowest score of the round. Kevin Kirakossian and Mathew Charles each shot 78, giving them two-round scores of 151 and 152, respectively.
Jonathan Sloss shot an 80, giving him a two-round score of 155, while Chris Felix shot an 82, for a two-round score of 158.
The Broncs tee off in the third round at 8:18 a.m. Sunday.
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UTPA women fourth at PGA National Minority event
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. – The University of Texas-Pan American Broncs women’s golf team is fourth after the second round of the 15th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship on Saturday at the PGA Golf Club’s Ryder Course.
The defending champion Broncs shot a 322, an improvement of seven strokes from the first round to sit at 651. Hampton, with whichthe Broncs had been tied, shot 314 to move eight cheap air jordans shoes
strokes ahead at 643. Bethune-Cookman leads at 616 an South Carolina State (621) is second.
Elena Arroyo shaved eight strokes off of her first-round score by shooting a team-best 76 and is now tied for the team lead at 160. Marisa Canales is also at 160 after an 82.
Samantha Garcia (162) and Blake Peterson (169) each shot an 82. Ashley Garcia (172) improved by six strokes from Round 1 with an 83.
South Carolina State’s Tiana Jones (150) had the lowest score of the round with a 68.
The final round begins at 6:30 a.m. Sunday.
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