Zach Rheams homered twice, including a three-run shot in the first inning, Davis Martin took a shutout into the fifth and host Texas Tech swept the Lubbock Regional, rolling to an 11-6 victory over Louisville on Sunday night.
The Cardinals (45-19) had their five-year streak of reaching a Super Regional stopped as the Red Raiders left little doubt a year after being on the brink of advancing before dropping two straight at home to Sam Houston State.
The No. 9 national seed, Texas Tech (42-17) awaits the winner of the Athens Regional with a chance to host a Super Regional if Georgia doesn't advance. The Red Raiders are seeking their third trip to the College World Series in five seasons.
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Rheams had four hits and five RBIs, including an RBI single for a 9-1 lead in the sixth and a solo homer leading off the ninth after Louisville had pulled within 9-6. Cody Farhat homered and drove in three runs for Tech.
Martin (7-5) came out after hitting Josh Stowers with a pitch to lead off the sixth. The junior right-hander allowed five hits and two runs in five innings.
Reid Detmers (4-2) gave up five hits and five runs in two innings, leaving after hitting Rheams with a pitch to put two runners on with no outs in the third.
Jake Snider had a two-run homer for Louisville in the eighth.