With an outfield wall photo of the late and legendary Pat “Gravy” Patterson keeping “watch” nearby, Kyle Roliard makes a throw during a Louisiana Tech University home game this season. The Bulldogs’ junior batted .330 to finish among the Western Athletic Conference leaders.
Kyle Roliard is having a good week.
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Freshman Chasity Gooch scored a career-high 19 points to lead Western Kentucky to a 69-54 win over Louisiana Tech Monday night before 814 fans at E.A. Diddle Arena.
Tech (2-6) lost for the third straight time as the Lady Techsters shot only 35 percent (21-60) from the field in the loss while committing 18 turnovers.
Whitney Jones led three players in double figures for the Lady Techsters with 13 points while Shantale Bramble-Donaldson added 12 points and 10 rebounds and Jasmine Bendolph added 11 points and four steals.
Charlotte scored a pair of unearned runs in the sixth inning and then held off a Louisiana Tech rally in the seventh to defeat the Lady Techsters 2-1 in the final game of the Conference USA series in Ruston Sunday afternoon.
With the win, Charlotte (16-15, 5-4 C-USA) won the series taking two out of three games against the Lady Techsters (21-10, 5-4 C-USA).
Tech starter Bianca Duran and Charlotte starter Lexi Betancourt battled pitch for pitch in the circle all afternoon as neither offense was able to plate a run in the first five innings.