Parmley is now tied for third All-Time in NCAA Division I History as he has now hit in 47-games dating back to last season
4/21/2012 5:50:00 PM
Parmley Extends Hitting Streak to 47-Games In 8-3 Loss to TTU
TTU 8 Southeast 3 - Box Score
CAPE GIRARDAEU, Mo. –
Tennessee Tech plated five runs in the opening inning and three insurance runs in the ninth inning as they defeated the Redhawks 8-3 Saturday afternoon at Capaha Field. Senior Kenton Parmley
extended his hitting streak to 47-games with a two-run home run in the fifth inning.
Parmley's 47-game hitting streak is tied for third all-time in NCAA Division I history with Phil Stephenson of Wichita State (47-games in 1981).
“It's an honor to be on this streak right now,” said Parmley.
The Goreville, Ill. native finished the day 2-for-4 with two RBI and one run scored as he recorded his 22nd
multi-hit game of the season.
The five run first inning by the Golden Eagles was highlighted by a three-run home run from Chad Hayes.
The Redhawks first run of the contest came in the fourth inning as Ryan Barnes
drove in Trenton Moses
, who reached base on a single as he extended his reaching base safely streak to 60-games.
Parmley added his home run the following inning as Southeast cut the deficit to two at 5-3. But TTU starter Mathew Shepherd settled down as he finished the day with a career-high 11 strikeouts in 7.1 innings as Tennessee Tech took the game, 8-3.
Sophomore Derek Gibson
extended his hitting streak to 24-games with a single on the day.
The 2002 Ohio Valley Conference Champions were honored before the contest in front 1,028 fans at Capaha Field, the largest crowd of the season.
The Redhawks and Golden Eagles will wrap up their series tomorrow afternoon at 1:00 p.m, CT. at Capaha Field.