The Red Raiders will host Kansas this weekend in a three-game series at Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park. Game one begins on Friday, April 19th at 6:30 p.m.
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Barrios joins teammates Jonny Drozd and Devon Conley in receiving this honor during the current season.
The Lake Dallas, Texas native is the second Tech pitcher to receive Big 12 Newcomer of the Week honors, joining Duke von Schamann in 2011.
Tech is looking for its first series win in Austin since 2001 and for their first conference-opening series win since 2011.
Tech will next begin a five-game homestand, taking on UT Arlington in a three-game series beginning Friday evening in Lubbock at 6:30 p.m.
Tech played three games in Orlando last weekend, and completed a two-game series with FIU in Miami this week.
The Red Raiders will continue play at the Wawa Weekend Classic this weekend. Their next game will be against UCF at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Orlando.
The Red Raider was the highest ranked prospect in Texas, and second highest in the Big 12 Conference.
Tech will showcase their talents in the annual Red and Black series, which will begin on October 22nd, and will continue on October 29th and 30th.
Raley had a two-year professional playing career in the New York Yankees organization before joining the Oklahoma coaching staff, where he first worked with Red Raider Head Coach Tim Tadlock.