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Bearkats sweep Texas State
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Release: 03/25/2012
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Led by center field Colt Atwood who went 2-for-3 with 3 RBIs, Sam Houston State swept Texas State in a three-game Southland Conference series for the first time since 1989, picking up a 5-2 victory Sunday in the final game of the weekend at Don Sanders Stadium.

Caleb Smith (3-2) allowed only three runners to reach second base, limiting Bobcats to two hits in the first seven innings while striking out eight. After Smith gave up three consecutive doubles in the top of the eighth, Brandon Bergen came on to shut down Texas State and pick up his third save of the year.

Sam Houston now stands 14-9 for the season and in first place in the Southland Conference with a 7-2 record. Texas State (14-9, 4-5) came into the series ranked No. 23 nationally.

First baseman Ryan O'Hearn singled and catcher John Hale was hit by a pitch to lead off the bottom of the second inning for Sam Houston. Colt Atwood singled down the right field line to score both runners and put SHSU up 2-0.

Atwood drove in a third run in the bottom of the fourth inning with a single to center field. The hit scored second baseman Jessie Plumlee who singled, reached second on an error and third on a passed ball. Atwood scored on a single by designated hitter Anthony Azar and Plucheck tallied after a single by third baseman Kevin Miller.

Texas State starter and losing pitcher Kyle Finnegan (4-1) gave up 10 hits and five runs, striking out eight Bearkats in seven innings.

Sam Houston State returns to Don Sanders Stadium Tuesday night to host Dallas Baptist at 6:30 p.m.

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