Senior sets UHV career hit record in 7-5 loss
Texas College scored four runs in the first two innings and hung on for a 7-5 win over UHV on Friday at Riverside Stadium.
The Jaguars (10-20) scored four runs in the fifth inning to pull within a run but were unable to prevent their seventh loss in the last eight games.
Ryan Suescun set UHV's all-time career hit record with a single in the first inning.
Suescun also had a triple to bring his career hit total to 176. David Baker held the previous record with 174 hits.
Brandon Bohanon went 3 for 5 with a double and a RBI to lead the Jaguars at the plate.
Juan Mesa had two hits, including a solo home run in the second inning, for the Steers (13-17).
The teams will return to Riverside Stadium for a doubleheader Saturday beginning at 2 p.m.
Texas College 130 010 020 - 7 9 0
UHV 000 040 001 - 5 11 1
Lew Caradonna, Tyler Seibert (9) and Shane Uhle. Nathan Falkenstine, Cory Hulsey (3), Cody Carver (5), Tyler Vakey (8), Dylan Blaha (8) and Matt Herrera. W: Caradonna (5-2). L: Falkenstine (3-4). S: Seibert (1). Highlights: (TC) Juan Mesa 2 for 4, solo HR, 2 R, 3 RBIs; James Tamakian 2 for 2, 2B, RBI. (UHV) Brandon Bohanon 3 for 5, 2B, R, RBI; Ryan Suescun 2 for 5, 3B, R, 2 RBIs. Records: Texas College 13-17; UHV 10-20.