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This Week in Houston Athletics

Sept. 11, 2017

HOUSTON STRONG
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MEN'S BASKETBALL
Notes
Season tickets for the 2017-18 campaign are on sale for fans … To enjoy 15 regular-season home games, fans can purchase Reserved season tickets for $200, while General Admission tickets are available for only $100 at uhcougars.com/tickets … Current season-ticket holders can visit uhcougars.com/tickets and follow the appropriate links to renew their season tickets online at any time … As the former Hofheinz Pavilion is transformed into the $60-million Fertitta Center, the Cougars will play most of their 2017-18 home games inside Health & PE Arena on the campus of nearby Texas Southern University.


CROSS COUNTRY
Last Week
Junior distance runner G.J. Reyna opened the 2017 season in dramatic fashion, coming from behind in the final loop to win the individual championship at the Norry Hersey Rice Invitational, as the Houston Cougar Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams took second and third, respectively, on Friday. 

Notes
Complete results can be found here … The Cougars will enjoy a week off before competing at the Texas A&M Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 23.


FOOTBALL
Last Week
Head Coach Major Applewhite picked up his first win at the helm of the #HTownTakeover as the Cougars kicked of the 2017 season with a 19-16 victory at Arizona on Saturday night.

This Week
Houston vs. Rice | Saturday | TDECU Stadium | 7:05 p.m. | ESPN3

Notes
Houston sophomore defensive tackle Ed Oliver opened his sophomore season on the right path in Houston’s win at Arizona Saturday, and for his efforts was named The American Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week on Monday … Oliver started on the right foot, picking up his 24th career tackle for loss on Houston’s first defensive play of the game … The tackle was his first of 11 on the night, as the Houston native would add another half tackle for loss later in the game and force his fourth career fumble, a fumble that was recovered by Houston cornerback Alexander Myres … Oliver currently leads all defensive linemen nationally with an average of 11 tackles per game … Entering Saturday’s game, the Arizona offense had topped 500 rushing yards in each of its last two games and with the help of Oliver, the Houston defense held the Wildcats to only 152 rushing yards … For full postgame notes on the game, click here … Head Coach Major Applewhite held his annual press conference Monday … Transcribed quotes can be found here … Houston’s Sept. 23 game vs. Texas Tech, the Cougars’ second home game of the 2017 season, has been set for an 11 a.m. kickoff and will air on ABC or ESPN2, The American Athletic Conference announced Monday … TV network designation will be announced after the Sept. 16 games … Officials from The University of Texas at San Antonio and the University of Houston agreed on Sept. 6 that the previously postponed game between the two schools will not be made up this season.


MEN'S GOLF
Notes
Due to Hurricane Harvey and its effects on Golf Club of Houston, the Insperity Dave Williams Cougar-Am, originally scheduled for Sept. 22, has been postponed … The annual event will tee off Feb. 12 on the Tournament Course at Golf Club of Houston … For more information about the Insperity Dave Williams Cougar-Am, fans can visit UHCougars.com/17davewilliamscougaram or click here.


WOMEN'S GOLF
This Week
Houston at Mason Rudolph Championship | Friday – Sunday |Franklin, Tenn. (hosted by Vanderbilt)

Notes
Houston Women’s Golf tees off the 2017 fall season at the Mason Rudolph Championship … Information on the 3-day tournament will be announced on UHCougars.com when it becomes available.


SOCCER
Last Week
Houston Soccer posted a 1-0-1 record last week, defeating Southern Miss, 4-1 on Friday and playing to a double-overtime, 0-0 draw against Lamar on Sunday.

This Week
Houston at New Mexico | Friday | 8 p.m. CT | Albuquerque, N.M.
Houston at New Mexico State | Sunday | 1 p.m. CT | Las Cruces, N.M.

Notes
Houston remains undefeated at home with a 3-0-1 record … Against Southern Miss, Selena Peters (29'), Hannah Dauzat (39'), Mia Brescia (65’) and Madison Solileau (75’) registered goals … Goalkeeper Rachel Estopare recorded 10 saves … Against Lamar, Estopare added another eight saves in her second shutout of the season and the seventh overall of her career … For her effort between the posts, Estopare was named the American Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the Week.


SOTBALL
Notes
Houston Softball held its first team practice of the fall on Monday … The program is coming off a 30-25 campaign in 2017 … The Cougars, who were 12-6 in American Athletic Conference play, finished second in The American for the regular season and added a runner-up finish at The American Championship … The two finishes are both the highest respective finishes for the program as a member of the league.


VOLLEYBALL
Last Week
Houston Volleyball posted a 2-1 record in the Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup over the weekend. The Cougars defeated Stetson, 3-1, in their home opener before falling 3-2 to McNeese on Friday. In the tournament finale, Houston bested Mississippi State, 3-1, to take runner-up honors. 

This Week
Houston vs. Prairie View A&M | Wednesday | 7 p.m. | Athletics/Alumni Center
Houston at LSU | Saturday | 1 p.m. | Baton Rouge, La.

Notes
Houston opened its home schedule with a 2-1 record in the eighth annual Flo Hyman Collegiate Cup … Sophomore libero Katie Karbo and freshman Abby Irvine were each named All-Tournament for their respective efforts … Karbo, who was also named to the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll, averaged 5.77 digs per set and recorded seven service aces, while Irvine, who posted two double-doubles, averaged 5.77 assists and 2.23 digs per set with five service aces.

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Navy
Navy
TDECU Stadium
11:00 AM
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Liberty
vs Liberty
Amherst, Mass.
2:00 PM
Tulane
at Tulane
New Orleans, La.
1:00 PM
11/25/17
UIW
UIW
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
7:00 PM
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Northeastern
vs Northeastern
Amherst, Mass.
10:00 AM
Texas State
at Texas State
San Marcos, Texas
7:00 PM
11/29/17
New Orleans
New Orleans
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
7:00 PM
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11/30/17
vs AT&T Winter Nationals Day 1
Columbus, Ohio
All Day
UT Arlington
at UT Arlington
Arlington, Texas
7:00 PM
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vs AT&T Winter Nationals Day 2
Columbus, Ohio
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Arkansas
Arkansas
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
6:30 PM
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vs AT&T Winter Nationals Day 3
Columbus, Ohio
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Texas Tech
Texas Tech
H&PE Arena
2:00 PM
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Fairfield
Fairfield
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
11:00 AM
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12/09/17
Saint Louis
at Saint Louis
St. Louis, Mo.
7:00 PM
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ETSU
ETSU
H&PE Arena
2:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
12/13/17
LSU
at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
8:00 PM
Audio
Rutgers
at Rutgers
Piscataway, N.J.
TBA
12/17/17
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
3:00 PM
GameTracker Audio Video Tickets
Incarnate Word
Incarnate Word
H&PE Arena
11:00 AM
GameTracker Video Tickets
12/20/17
Providence
vs Providence
Uncasville, Conn. (Mohegan Sun)
6:00 PM
Audio
George Mason
George Mason
H&PE Arena
7:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
12/28/17
USF
at USF
Tampa, Fla.
6:00 PM
Audio
Columbia
Columbia
H&PE Arena
5:00 PM
GameTracker Video Tickets
12/30/17
Temple
Temple
H&PE Arena (Houston, Texas)
TBA
GameTracker Audio Tickets
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Arkansas/Vanderbilt Day 1
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/20/18
Arkansas/Vanderbilt Day 2
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/21/18
Lamar
Lamar
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
2:00 PM
01/26/18
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
1:00 PM
01/26/18
LSU/Tulane/Rice Quad Day 1
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/27/18
LSU/Tulane/Rice Quad Day 2
CRWC NATATORIUM
All Day
01/28/18
Sam Houston State
Sam Houston State
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
10:00 AM
01/28/18
Incarnate Word
Incarnate Word
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
3:00 PM
02/03/18
Southern
Southern
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
10:00 AM
02/03/18
Prairie View A&M
Prairie View A&M
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
3:00 PM
02/10/18
Nevada
vs Nevada
Tucson, Ariz.
12:00 PM
02/10/18
Houston First Chance Meet
CRWC NATATORIUM
TBA
02/11/18
Arizona
at Arizona
Tucson, Ariz.
11:00 AM
02/14/18
vs American Athletic Conference Championships Day 1
Dallas, Texas
All Day
02/15/18
vs American Athletic Conference Championships Day 2
Dallas, Texas
All Day
02/16/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
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02/16/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/17/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
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02/17/18
Rice
at Rice
Houston, Texas (Rice)
11:00 AM
02/17/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/18/18
Holy Cross
Holy Cross
SCHROEDER PARK
1:00 PM
GameTracker
02/18/18
New Mexico State
New Mexico State
Barbara Wallace Winston Tennis Facility
2:00 PM
02/18/18
All-American Intercollegiate
Humble, Texas (Golf Club of Houston)
All Day
02/18/18
at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La. (English Turn Country Club)
All Day
02/19/18
at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La. (English Turn Country Club)
All Day
02/20/18
Sam Houston State
at Sam Houston State
Huntsville, Texas
TBA
02/20/18
at Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate
New Orleans, La. (English Turn Country Club)
All Day
02/23/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
9:00 PM
02/24/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
8:00 PM
02/25/18
Cal State Fullerton
at Cal State Fullerton
Fullerton, Calif.
3:00 PM
02/26/18
The Dickson
The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands Country Club)
All Day
02/27/18
Texas Southern
Texas Southern
SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
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02/27/18
The Dickson
The Woodlands, Texas (The Woodlands Country Club)
All Day
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Kentucky
vs Kentucky
Minute Maid Park
3:30 PM
Tickets
03/03/18
Mississippi State
vs Mississippi State
Minute Maid Park
7:00 PM
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03/04/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose, Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/05/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/06/18
vs Querencia Cabo Collegiate
Cabo del San Jose Mexico (Querencia Golf Club)
All Day
03/09/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/10/18
vs Border Olympics
Laredo, Texas (Laredo Country Club)
All Day
03/13/18
at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Oahu, Hawai'i (Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club)
All Day
03/14/18
at Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational
Oahu, Hawai'i (Kaneohe Klipper Golf Club)
All Day
03/18/18
vs Valspar Collegiate Championships
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian National Golf Club)
All Day
03/19/18
vs Valspar Collegiate Championships
Palm City, Fla. (Floridian National Golf Club)
All Day
03/19/18
at HBU Husky Invitational
Cypress, Texas (BlackHorse Golf Club)
All Day
03/20/18
at HBU Husky Invitational
Cypress, Texas (BlackHorse Golf Club)
All Day
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at LSU Tiger Classic
Baton Rouge, La. (University Club)
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