WACO, Texas (KWTX) Kyle Nevin had three hits, and Midway product Will Rigney pitched three scoreless innings to help the Baylor Bears to a 2-0 win over the UT-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros Wednesday afternoon.
Baylor (5-3) tallied two runs on nine hits while shutting out UTRGV (3-6) and striking out 10 Vaqueros on the day.
In his first collegiate appearance, Rigney struck out two while allowing only one hit and no walks in his Baylor debut.
The Bears got on the board first, putting up a run in the bottom of the third inning as the Bears' manufactured a run, bringing home Jared McKenzie on an RBI single from Thomas after McKenzie reached on an error and was bunted into scoring position.
The Bears added a second in the fourth inning as Nevin tripled with two outs and Seay singled him home to make it 2-0.
From there the bullpen held the Vaqueros to just 5 hits the rest of the game, as Jimmy Winston tossed a scoreless 2.1 innings, Ryan Leckich 1.2 innings, Daniel Caruso a scoreless eighth and Boyd a scoreless ninth.
Rigney earned the win to start the year 1-0, while Boyd earned his second career save.
UTRGV starter John Henry Gonzalez took the loss, falling to 0-1 on the year.