OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (KCBD) - Needing to beat West Virginia twice, on Saturday to advance to the Conference Championship Title Game, the Red Raiders won the early game 10-3, but in the late rematch with the Mountaineers, they only mustered one hit in a 2-0 loss. That eliminated the Red Raiders from the Big 12 Championship.
Red Raider pitcher Hunter Dobbins went six innings allowing five hits and two runs with five strikeouts.
The Red Raiders had just one hit in the game, a single by Cameron Warren in the fifth.
Mountaineer starting pitcher Ryan Bergert silenced the Texas Tech bats going five innings allowing just one hit with four strikeouts.
West Virginia scored runs in the third and sixth innings.
Texas Tech did win three games in the Big 12 Championship for the first time since 1998.
Sitting at 39-17, the Red Raiders will await their NCAA Tournament seeding and playing pairing information which will be released tomorrow night. They are expected to be a national seed and host games at Rip Griffin Park next weekend as NCAA Regionals start May 31-June 3.