Three Red Raiders were selected on the second day of the 2022 Major League Baseball Draft that featured rounds 3-10 on Monday, bringing Texas Tech’s total to four MLB draft picks with one day remaining.
The top-rated junior college player in the nation, Emilia “Jojo” Nworie has signed her National Letter of Intent to play for Krista Gerlich and the Texas Tech Lady Raiders, Texas Tech announced Wednesday.
The Red Raiders battled to the last pitch, getting the bases loaded in the bottom of the 9th, but they couldn’t plate the tying run, falling 2-1 to Notre Dame, ending their season in the Statesboro Regional.
Texas Tech let a late lead slip away and then Kansas State won it in extra innings, eliminating the Red Raiders 6-5 in 11 innings Friday at the Big 12 Baseball Championship at Globe Life Field in Arlington.
Texas Tech enters the 2022 Big 12 Championship as the 2-seed and will kick things off on Wednesday versus a team they swept in the regular season, 7-seeded Kansas State. Since 2016, the Red Raiders have entered the Big 12 tournament seeded no worse than No. 3, the only team in the conference that can claim that feat, but has not won the tournament since 1998 - its only win.
Mito Pereira finished tied for third at the PGA Championship at Southern Hills in the first PGA Tour ‘Major’ of his career. A former Red Raider, Pereira held a three-stroke lead going into the final round of the tournament before shooting a 5-over, 75 on Sunday in the final round.
No. 9 Texas Tech defeated No. 3 Oklahoma State, 6-4, on Sunday afternoon at O’Brate Stadium. The win secured a series sweep, and Tech’s third in a row in Stillwater as the Cowboys have not won a home game against the Red Raiders since April 6, 2014.
No. 9 Texas Tech dropped its series finale versus Baylor, 11-7, on Sunday afternoon at Baylor Ballpark. The Red Raiders outscored the home team 5-0 from the fifth inning forward but it was not enough to overcome the nine-run margin the Bears built in the early innings.