Texas Tech defeated Utah Valley 9-2 on tonight at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. Texas Tech improves to 11-7 overall this season and to 9-2 at home. Utah Valley drops to 7-9 overall this season. Junior LHP Jonny Drozd pitched seven scoreless innings allowing just two hits and one walk with a season-high 10 strikeouts. Freshman DH Jarrard Poteete went 3-for-3 with three runs a double and two walks. Sophomore SS Tim Proudfoot went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI.