June 11, 2011
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- Texas and Arizona State will play winner-take-all game on Sunday at 6 p.m. Central. Texas will be the home team.
- Today's game marked the 47th meeting between Texas and Arizona State on the diamond. Texas holds a 28-19 advantage in the all-time series.
- Texas is making its eighth NCAA Super Regional appearance and its third straight.
- Arizona State is making its sixth NCAA Super Regional appearance and its fourth consecutive.
- The official attendance for the super regional's second session was 7,278.
No. 7 Texas (48-17)
- Texas' loss moved its all-time mark in NCAA Regional/Super Regional play to 148-62-1 (eighth NCAA Super Regional appearance). Texas is now 14-6 in Super Regional play.
- The Horns own an 88-27 mark all-time in NCAA Regional/Super Regional play at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
- All nine Texas hitters reached base at least once in the win.
- Brandon Loy's sacrifice bunt in the sixth inning was the 55th of his career and moved him into a tie with Robby Price (Kansas, 2007-10) for fourth on the NCAA career list.
- Jonathan Walsh's single in the fourth extended his current hitting streak to six games.
- Tant Shepherd's single in the seventh inning extended his team-leading hitting streak to seven games. Shepherd has now hit safely in all seven of Texas' postseason games.
- Jordan Etier's three-hit outing against ASU was his 13th multi-hit game of 2011 and his fifth three-hit outing. His homer in the ninth was just his second long-ball of the season.
- Corey Knebel picked up his 18th save of the season in the win, moving him within one of the UT single-season record (19) that is shared by J. Brent Cox (2005) and Charlie Thames (2000).
Arizona State (43-17)
- Arizona State's win moved its all-time mark in NCAA Regional/Super Regional play to 86-30 (sixth* NCAA Super Regional appearance). ASU is now 9-6 in NCAA Super Regional play.
- Johnny Ruettiger's single in the first extended his team-best hitting streak to 12 games.
- Zack McPhee's two-hit performance marked his 22nd multi-hit game of the season.