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Preview: at Louisiana, vs. Texas Southern

March 20, 2017

HOUSTON (13-5) at LOUISIANA (11-6) vs. TEXAS SOUTHERN (6-13)
MIDWEEK BREAKDOWN

LOCATION Tuesday at Lafayette, La. | Wednesday at Schroeder Park
GAMEDAY CENTRAL GAMEDAY CENTRAL
LISTEN LIVE UHCougars.com/baseradio
WATCH LIVE RaginCajuns.com (Tue) | UHCougars.com (Wed)
GAMETRACKER Tuesday | Wednesday
SERIES HISTORY UH vs. UL | 54th meeting // UH vs. TSU | 28th meeting
SERIES RECORD UH leads UL, 38-14-1 // UH leads TSU, 27-0
GAME NOTES Game Notes

HOUSTON -- Winners of five straight, Houston Baseball will be tested when it travels to Lafayette, La. to take on nationally-ranked Louisiana at 6 p.m. Tuesday before returning home to Schroeder Park to host Texas Southern at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The Cougars enter the busy week with an overall record of 13-5 and have won the last five games, including a sweep of Alabama State at home last weekend.


TICKET INFORMATION FOR WEDNESDAY
To purchase tickets, visit uhcougars.com/ticketsor call 713-GO-COOGS. Gates open two hours prior to first pitch.

FOLLOW ALONG
Listen Live: UHCougars.com/baseradio
Watch Live: Houston All-Access (paid subscription) (Wednesday only)
GAMEDAY Central: UHCougars.com/gameday


QUICK HITS ON HOUSTON

  • Houston enters the week with a 13-5 overall record and a 290 batting average.
  • Houston is led offensively by National Player of the Week Jake Scheiner's .456 clip, 31 hits, eight home runs and 27 RBI.
  • The Cougars are 25-of-32 on the base paths, led by Connor Wong's 10 stolen bases.
  • Houston's pitching owns a 2.21 ERA with 155 strikeouts to just 34 walks in 159.0 innings.
  • Junior ace Seth Romero has fanned 57 hitters in 32.0 innings and has tallied at least 10 strikeouts in all five starts this season.
  • Sophomore Trey Cumbie paces the staff with a 1.33 ERA and is 2-0 in four midweek starts, while senior John King follows with a 3-0 record and a 2.10 ERA with two complete games.
  • Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park is home to 29 home games this season and the Cougars are currently 10-2 in games played in this ballpark.
  • Head coach Todd Whitting begins his seventh season. He owns a Houston record of 221-155-1 and has led the Cougars to two NCAA Regional appearances, a conference tournament title (2014) and a conference regular-season title (2015).

HOUSTON'S LAST AT-BAT

  • Houston is coming off a perfect 4-0 week that saw a midweek win over McNeese and a series sweep of Alabama State.
  • The Cougars were led at the plate by National Player of the Week Jake Scheiner's .813 average, going 13-for-16 with six home runs, eight runs and 15 RBI.
  • In the four games, Houston hit .343 as a team with eight home runs and 35 RBI with Joe Davis following Scheiner at the plate with a .412 average, seven hits and five RBI.
  • The pitching staff struck out 32 in four games and walked just five in 36.0 innings.

QUICK HITS ON LOUISIANA

  • Louisiana enters the week with an 11-6 overall record and is coming off a weekend series win over Appalachian State to open Sun Belt Conference play.
  • The Ragin' Cajuns are among the nation's Top 25 and are 7-2 at home this season.
  • Louisiana is hitting .269 as a team with seven home runs and 68 RBI through 17 games.
  • Alex Pinero leads the offense with a .375 clip, 24 hits, 12 runs and 12 RBI.
  • The pitching staff owns a 2.93 ERA with seven saves and has racked up 192 strikeouts to 57 walks in 159.2 innings this season.
  • Houston will face RHP Jack Burk on Tuesday, who is 0-2 with a 3.46 ERA in two starts and six appearances. He has fanned 14 in 13.0 innings, while walking two. Opponents are hitting .208 against the righty.

SERIES HISTORY VS. LOUISIANA

  • Houston and Louisiana have met 53 previous times.
  • The Cougars own the all-time series at 38-14-1 and the series dates back to 1948.
  • Houston is 17-6 all-time in Lafayette, La.
  • Last Meeting at Houston | May 11, 2016 | Houston won 3-2
  • Last Meeting at Louisiana | April 7, 2015 | Louisiana won 6-5

QUICK HITS ON TEXAS SOUTHERN

  • Texas Southern will meet Houston on Wednesday with a 6-13 record.
  • The Tigers are coming off a SWAC weekend series win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
  • TSU is hitting .245 with 10 home runs and 72 RBI, led by Gerrek Jimenez's .333 average and 18 hits.
  • The pitching staff owns a 7.38 ERA with one save and 129 strikeouts to 101 walks through 157.1 innings.
  • Seth Oliver is 3-1 with a 4.50 ERA in five starts with two complete games. He has struck out a team-leading 35 hitters in 34.0 innings.

SERIES HISTORY VS. TEXAS SOUTHERN

  • Houston will meet Texas Southern for the 28th time in program history.
  • The Cougars own the all-time series at 27-0, which dates back to 1987.
  • Last Meeting vs. TSU | March 16, 2016 | Houston won 7-1

ON DECK
Following Tuesday and Wednesday's midweek games, the Cougars will travel to Irvine, Calif. to take on UC Irvine in a three-game, non-conference weekend series.

Fans can follow along via live audio, live video or GT at UHCougars.com/gameday.


SINGLE GAME TICKETS
Single game tickets are on sale at uhcougars.com/tickets. Fans can enjoy a few single game tickets options for the 29 homes games at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park during the 2017 season.

SUNDAY FAMILY PACK
A Family Pack for Four for just $30 to any Sunday game at Darryl & Lori Schroeder Park in 2017 in also available.

The Family Pack features four general admission tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and four popcorns to any Sunday home game for $30.

In order to purchase this deal, the purchaser must CLICK HERE use the promo code: FAMILYPACK.


STAY CONNECTED
Stay up to date with all Houston Baseball news and highlights by following us on Twitter @UHCougarBB or on Facebook at /HoustonCougarBaseball. Fans can also follow head coach Todd Whitting @toddwhitting on Twitter.

 


 

 

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