Gearing up for its 13-game homestand this month, Houston Baseball will first welcome Baylor to Cougar Field Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The Cougars will enter the midweek, non-conference matchup with an 11-3 overall record.
For the fourth straight week, Houston Baseball has been rewarded with a conference weekly honor as senior Frankie Ratcliff was named this week's American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, announced by the league office Monday morning.
Despite loading the bases and threatening in the ninth, Houston Baseball would go on to fall 3-0 at Pepperdine in the final game of the California tour, Sunday afternoon in Malibu, Calif.
Never backing down after falling behind 3-0, Houston Baseball used timely hitting and a gritty pitching effort by sophomore Jake Lemoine to come-from-behind and earn a 4-3 win at No. 9 and defending National Champion UCLA Saturday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Stadium.
An all-around effort highlighted by a brilliant pitching performance by junior Aaron Garza helped Houston Baseball to a convincing 6-1 win on the road at USC Friday evening in Game 1 of the Dodgertown Classic.