After improving to 2-0 in the American Athletic Conference Championship with wins over Cincinnati and USF, No. 14 Houston Baseball will meet Memphis in the Semifinal round on Saturday at 9 a.m. CT. The Cougars are one win from appearing in its second straight Championship game, which will be played on Sunday at 11 a.m. CT on ESPNU.
A four-run seventh inning and a 10-strikeout performance by sophomore starter Andrew Lantrip was the difference in Houston Baseball's 7-3 win over USF on Thursday afternoon in Game 2 of the American Athletic Conference Championship at Bright House Field.
Houston Baseball is prepared to return to NCAA Championship play for the second consecutive season and watch party details are set for the selection show, which will take place on Monday, May 25 at 11 a.m. CT. at Lucky's Pub in its Downtown Houston location.
No. 14 Houston Baseball won its 40th game of the year when it went on to defeat Cincinnati, 8-4 on Tuesday evening to open American Athletic Conference Championship play at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla.
Based on its body of work including the American Athletic Conference Regular Season Championship, the University of Houston is in the running to be selected as a 2015 NCAA Regional site on May 29 - May 31.