The win gave Sam Houston a Southland baseball series win over the Islanders with the Bearkats winning two of the three games. The series closed the 2010 season for both teams. Sam Houston ends the year 19-36 with an 11-22 record in Southland Conference action. A&M-Corpus Christi finishes 20-33-1 for the season and 10-22-1 in league action.
Riley and Wisener each hit two double and three singles, tying a school record for most hits in a game that is held by 12 former Bearkats. The last Sam Houston player to post five hits in a game was Justin Keithley against Houston Baptist on April 22 last year.
Sam Houston scored four runs in both the first and four innings and five runs in the seventh, totaling 20 hits.
Riley's five-hit performance brings his 2010 season hit total to 91, the sixth highest hit production in one year by a Bearkat. Riley led the NCAA in total hits in 2009 with 111.
Designated hitter Chris Andreas went 3-for-6 with three RBIs on a double and a two-run homer, extending his hitting streak to 26 games. The streak began on April 7 against Texas Southern and stands as the ninth longest current streak in NCAA Division I baseball.
Shortstop Ryan Mooney went 3-for-5 and right fielder Greg Olson went 2-for-4 to bring the number of Bearkats with multiple hits to five. Third baseman Jordan Bunch had a two-run homer in the first innings and catcher Michael Hilliard accounted for the other Bearkat hit.
Brandon Kimbrel (4-1) spread eight Corpus Christi hits over five and a third innings for the victory. Paul Spinn pitched the final inning and two thirds.