CONWAY, AR - UT Arlington's offense jumped out on top in the first inning and remained on fire putting up ten hits in the 9-4 win over Texas Tech.
The Mavericks will move on to the Central Arkansas Regional semifinal game on Friday at Noon CT against the winner of the Texas Tech vs. Central Arkansas elimination game taking place tonight at 6 p.m. CT.
Seven out of nine UT Arlington batters had at least one hit in the game. Melanie Mendoza led her team with three RBI off a double in the fourth inning. The Mavericks scored seven runs that inning. Sandra Mendoza, Reagan Wright and Kjirstyn Murphy each had two hits in the game.
Texas Tech made a late run in the bottom of the sixth, but were only able to plate two more runs. Heaven Burton had three of her team's nine total hits, finishing the day 3 for 4 from the dish.