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Season Interrupted

Maverick baseball cut short after best start in nearly 20 years

Season Interrupted

There was plenty of optimism heading into a new season of Maverick baseball, and the team certainly did not disappoint, posting a stellar start. But four weeks into play, the season was called thanks to COVID-19.

Though the season ended abruptly, it wasn’t without some memorable and even monumental moments. The Mavericks finished with a 12-4 record through 16 games—the team’s best start since 2001.

  • The team ERA of 2.42 was among the best in the nation.
  • With 6.33 hits allowed per nine innings, the Mavericks led the Sun Belt and ranked 14th in the NCAA.
  • 3 shutouts in 16 games played.
  • Wyatt Divis was one of the top relievers in the nation, with a 0.00 ERA in 16 innings pitched. The team finished with the 20th hardest strength of schedule. The Mavericks played a ranked team on every Tuesday of the season (DBU—twice, TCU, Oklahoma).

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