WICHITA, Kan. - Wichita State used a 10-run seventh inning to defeat Texas-Pan American 15-8 in game three of the series.
Casey Gillaspie went 3-for-4 with four RBI and a grand slam, while Tanner Dearman went 4-for-4 with three RBI and a double.
The Broncs used three Shocker errors to score three runs in the top of the third to take a 3-0 lead.
Tanner Dearman led off the third with a double down the left field. He moved to third on a grounder and scored on a sacrifice fly from Taylor Doggett to cut the lead to 3-1.
UTPA added another unearned run in the fourth to increase the lead to 4-1, but the Shockers got it back in the bottom of the fourth. Garrett Bayliff led off with a walk, moved to second on a two-out walk to Parker Zimmerman and scored on a single from Dearman to make the score 4-2.
The Shockers took the lead with three runs in sixth. Erik Harbutz led off with a single and after Dayne Parker was hit by a pitch, Parker Zimmerman's bunt single loaded the bases with nobody out. Dearman singled to drive in Harbutz and after a double play ball brought home Parker, Doggett singled to give the Shocks a 5-4 lead.
The Broncs used five hits in the top of the seventh to score four runs and go back in front 8-5, but the Shockers answered in a big way in the bottom of the seventh. WSU scored 10 runs to start the inning before recording an out. The highlight of the inning was a grand slam from Gillaspie for the 15-8 lead.
The Shockers are next in action on Tue., March 12 against North Dakota at 3 p.m. at Eck Stadium.