CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - Florida International's Garrett
Wittels extended his hitting streak to 55 games, one of the few
mistakes Texas A&M pitcher Barret Loux made as the Aggies beat the
Golden Panthers 17-3 on Friday in the opening game of the Coral
Adam Smith, Joe Patterson, Matt Juengel and Brodie Greene all
homered and drove in three runs apiece for the Aggies (41-19-1).
Kevin Gonzalez also homered for Texas A&M, which got a season-high
Loux (11-2) gave up six hits and struck out 10 in eight innings.
Wittels finished 1 for 4 and moved within three games of
matching Robin Ventura's Division I record 58-game hitting streak
with a sixth-inning double for FIU (36-24). Jabari Henry hit a
pinch-hit solo homer for the Golden Panthers.