Dallas Baptist University’s baseball program made a giant leap Monday as the Patriots batted around during an eight-run first inning and went on to hold off Oral Roberts 11-9 to win the NCAA Fort Worth Regional.
The Wildcats (39-20) and Aggies (44-19) will meet again Monday, with the winner advancing to the super regionals.
Kevin Lusson hit a three-run homer and Texas cruised to a 9-3 win over Kent State on Sunday night to force a deciding game in the Austin Regional.
Brandon King had a home run and three RBIs, and senior Mark Guest threw the first complete game of his career as Dallas Baptist topped Oral Roberts 7-2 on Sunday night.
Krizan’s streak was the 11th-longest in NCAA Division I history. He had a chance to extend it in the ninth inning, but flied out to center for the final out.