San Marcos - Casey Kalenkoskey hit two home runs as Texas State rolled up 17 hits in an 8-1 victory over Sam Houston and a Southland Conference series sweep Sunday afternoon.

Chris Andreas went 2-for-4 on a day when the Bearkats were limited to four hits. Braeden Riley singled and Mark Hudson tripled to account for the Kats other two hits. Hudson scored on a sacrifice fly by Daniel Nottebart that gave Sam Houston a 1-0 lead in the top of the second inning.

Texas State took the lead back quickly, totaling five runs in the bottom of the third, a single run in the sixth and two more in the eighth inning.

The Bobcats, now 6-0 in Southland Conference and 15-4 overall, are tied for first place in the league race.

The loss drops Sam Houston to 12-8 for the year and 1-5 in Southland action.

Following Sunday's game, the Bearkats will return to Huntsville for five games next week. Sam Houston hosts Prairie View A&M and Houston Baptist in 6:30 p.m. non-conference games Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Bearkats will meet UTSA in a three-game weekend Southland series at Don Sanders Stadium beginning Friday at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets for all home Sam Houston athletic events are on sale now online at or at the SHSU athletic ticket office located in the Ron Mafrige Field House at Bowers Staidum. Ticket office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The ticket office telephone is (936) 294-1729.