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PREVIEW: Baseball to Host Texas Southern, McNeese State in Midweek Play

April 15, 2013

HOUSTON – University of Houston Baseball will continue its homestand with five games this week, beginning with Texas Southern Tuesday and McNeese State Wednesday. Both midweek games are slated to begin at 6:30 p.m. at Cougar Field.

AT A GLANCE
Logo Houston
(25-11)
Roster
Stats
Schedule
VS

Cougar Field
Houston, Texas

Texas Southern
(16-16)
Roster
Stats
Schedule
Logo McNeese State
(19-15)
Roster
Stats
Schedule
Logo

Tues., April 16
Texas Southern
 6:30 p.m.Notes

ª GAMEDAY CENTRAL

ª TICKETS
Probable Starters:
Houston: TBA
Texas Southern TBA
Houston and Texas Southern will meet for the 24th time in school history. The Cougars own the series, 23-0.
Wed., April 17
McNeese State
 6:30 p.m. Notes

ª GAMEDAY CENTRAL

ª TICKETS
Probable Starters:
Houston: TBA
McNeese State: TBA
Houston and McNeese State will meet for the 57th time in school history. The Cougars own the series at 43-13.

The Cougars enter the week with a 25-11 overall record despite dropping two of three with Seton Hall this past weekend.

QUICK HITS ON HOUSTON
·      Houston is hitting .272 as a team, led by freshmen Justin Montemayor (.314), Kyle Kirk (.312) and sophomore Michael Pyeatt (.303) each with .300 or better averages.
·      The Cougars are average 8.8 hits per game and 5.7 runs per game through their first 36 games.
·      Juniors Caleb Barker (29) and Frankie Ratcliff (27) pace the team in RBI, while Ratcliff (30) and freshman Josh Vidales (28) have drawn 58 combined walks.
·      Houston has hit 11 homeruns, led by Montemayor and Barker with three each, while Ratcliff has belted two.
·      The Cougars have stolen 51-of-60 bases, led by freshman Kyle Survance’s 12-of-12 effort.
·      Houston’s pitching staff holds a 3.55 ERA with 25 wins and eight saves.
·      Senior Austin Pruitt leads the team in ERA (1.99), wins (7-2), complete games (3), innings (68.0), and strikeouts (66).
·      Starters Jake Lemoine (5-2, 2.01), Aaron Garza (3-2, 3.23) and Daniel Poncedeleon (4-3, 4.28) have combined for 12 wins.
·      Junior Chase Wellbrock, out of the pen, leads the team with five saves. He joins junior Tyler Ford with a team-high 13 appearances.
·      The staff has struck out 244 hitters and walked just 97.

QUICK HITS ON TEXAS SOUTHERN
·      Texas Southern is 16-16 this season and 7-10 away from their home ballpark.
·      The Tigers are hitting .263 as a team, led by Ellis Stephney’s .350 clip and 20 RBI.
·      Texas Southern is averaging 8.7 hits per game and 5.2 runs per game.
·      The team is 65-for-82 in stolen bases, led by a 19-of-22 effort by Jerry Ford II.
·      Tigers’ pitching staff holds a 4.07 ERA with 16 wins and eight saves.
·      Robert Pearson (4-2, 3.12) and Jacob Martinez (4-0, 3.15) have a combined eight wins for the Tigers.
·      Michael Starkey leads the team with four saves.
·      The staff has struck out 205 hitters and walked 131.
·      Texas Southern is coming off a series win over Southern, taking two of three.
 
SERIES HISTORY vs. TEXAS SOUTHERN
·      Houston and Texas Southern will meet for the 24th time in school history.
·      The Cougars have never lost to the Tigers, owning a 23-0 record.
·      The series began back on April 14, 1987 in a 20-10 win for Houston.
·      The last meeting between the two schools came on May 9, 2011 in a 13-3 win for the Cougars at Cougar Field.
·      They have only played one game of the series away from Houston’s home ballpark – a 15-3 win on April 17, 1995.
 
QUICK HITS ON MCNEESE STATE
·      McNeese State enters Wednesday’s contest with a 19-15 record and a 4-7 record on the road.
·      The Cowboys are hitting .270 as a team, led by Jackson Gooch’s .319 clip and 26 RBI.
·      The team is averaging 9.3 hits per game and 5.4 runs per game.
·      McNeese hitters have struck out 207 times and walked 111 times, while stealing 22-of-37 bases.
·      McNeese State pitching holds and ERA of 4.15, led by Blake Ware’s team-best 2.44 as a starter.
·      Bryce Kingsley, in nine starts, has earned a team-high six wins for a 6-3 record.
·      Out of the pen, Lucas Quary and Sam Peterson each have four saves to lead the club.
·      The staff has fanned 188 hitters and walked 144, while allowing opposing hitters a .259 clip against them.
 
SERIES HISTORY vs. MCNEESE STATE
·      Houston and McNeese State will meet for the 57th time in school history on Wednesday.
·      The Cougars own the all-times series over the Cowboys, 43-13 and have won 11 of the last 12 meetings between the two clubs.
·      The last win came a year ago as Houston won 4-1 at Cougar Field on April 3. McNeese and Houston split the 2011 non-conference series, 1-1, as the Cowboys earned their only win over the Cougars since 1997.
·      The series began with a 4-2 win for Houston back on March 15, 1971 at home.

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SINGLE-GAME TICKETS
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UP NEXT
Houston will wrap up its eight-game homestand this weekend when it welcomes C-USA foe, Rice to Cougar Field for a three-game series. The series is slated to begin Friday at 6:30 p.m., continue Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and wrap up at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Note: Saturday’s game will be televised on Fox Sports Net.


 

 

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Houston Baptist
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Cal State Fullerton
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Baylor
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03/17/17
Alabama State
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03/18/17
Alabama State
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Alabama State
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1:00 PM
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03/21/17
Louisiana-Lafayette
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03/22/17
Texas Southern
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DARRYL & LORI SCHROEDER PARK
6:30 PM
Tickets
03/24/17
UC Irvine
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03/25/17
UC Irvine
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4:00 PM
03/26/17
UC Irvine
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5:30 PM
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at UCF
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East Carolina
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6:30 PM
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Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
6:30 PM
04/14/17
Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
2:00 PM
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Memphis
at Memphis
Memphis, Tenn.
1:00 PM
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6:30 PM
Tickets
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Tulane
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04/23/17
Tulane
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6:30 PM
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04/28/17
USF
at USF
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5:30 PM
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5:30 PM
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at USF
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at Tulane
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vs TBD
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TBA
05/24/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/25/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/26/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/27/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
05/28/17
vs TBD
Clearwater, Fla.
TBA
06/02/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/03/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/04/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/05/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/09/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/10/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/11/17
vs TBD
TBD
TBA
06/17/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/18/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/19/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/20/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/21/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/22/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/23/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/24/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/25/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/26/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/27/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA
06/28/17
vs TBD
Omaha, Neb.
TBA

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