SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Taylor Sargent recorded a career-high three RBI on a pair of doubles and Kiki Pepi hit her second home run in as many days, but UTSA came up with timely hits in the sixth to earn an 8-5 victory on Sunday afternoon at Roadrunner Field.
The loss puts the Miners (9-25, 4-8 Conference USA) and the Roadrunners (14-22, 4-8 C-USA) tied in the West Division. The series finale got off to a late start (4 p.m. CT) due to rainy conditions in the morning. The game was scheduled for a 1 p.m. first pitch.
In the first, Pepi connected a two-run liner over center to give the Miners an early 2-0 advantage. With the score 2-2 after UTSA tied the game in the second, Sargent helped her squad go up 3-2 with a hard double hit to center that plated Kaitlin Ryder during the third. Ryder had walked with one out and eventually reached second after Pepi reached first on an error.
The Roadrunners would tie the contest again in the fourth, but Sargent crushed her second double of the afternoon that scored Courtney Clayton and Pepi in the fifth. Clayton led off the inning with a single to right and Pepi drew a two-out walk to set up the runners in scoring position.
UTSA would go on to score five runs on four hits, a pair of walks and a fielding miscue in the sixth to run away with the win.
UTEP tallied seven hits led by Sargent’s 3-for-3 day, while she tied her career best with the two doubles. Sargent, who made the start at first base, came up with an amazing diving catch on a pop fly in the fourth. Kaley Pyles connected on a towering hit in the which the other infielders lost the ball in the sun and Sargent made a mad dash towards the circle to come up with the extended snag for the out.
Starting pitcher Erika Harrawood threw 5.0 frames (four earned runs), walked none and struck out a batter.
UTEP will continue its San Antonio tour as Incarnate Word is on the Monday slate. The doubleheader will begin at 1 p.m. CT/Noon MT. It was mark the final nonconference contests for the Miners. UTEP will continue C-USA action on April 8-9 when it hosts WKU.
The information herein on "Sargent Tallies Career-High 3 RBI, but UTSA Rallies Past UTEP" is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, licensed physician, and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own health care decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified health care professional.
Our information scope is limited to chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, sensitive health issues, functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions. We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.*
Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request.
We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to ask Dr. Alex Jimenez or contact us at 915-850-0900.
We are here to help you and your family.
Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CIFM*, IFMCP*, ATN*, CCST
My Digital Business Card
Prescription Medications: Sciatica is a term used to describe neuropathic/nerve pain. It is a prevalent… Read More
Introduction The sciatic nerve is considered the largest in the lower half of the body that helps… Read More
Introduction Inside the body are countless nerves that intertwine with each other and are all… Read More