POSTED: Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:24pm
UPDATED: Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:47pm
Tyler, Tx (ETBU/UT-Tyler Sports Information) — The No. 1 seed and No. 2 nationally-ranked UT Tyler softball team scored three runs over the last four innings, coming back to defeat rival East Texas Baptist 3-2 in game 11 of the American Southwest Conference Softball Championship.
But for the second year in a row East Texas Baptist University will be playing for the American Southwest Conference tournament championship as they shutout Louisiana College, 5-0 in Saturday's late game.
This was the 22nd shutout of the year for ETBU and the second in the ASC Tournament as they move to 38-6 overall.
#8 ETBU will face #2 Texas-Tyler on Sunday at 1:00 p.m. and have to defeat the Patriots twice for the championship.