Oct. 16, 2012
HOUSTON —The 2013 Houston College Classic schedule has been set and the University of Houston baseball team is set to play Texas A&M, Baylor, and Cal at Minute Maid Park on March 1-3.
Considered the premier college baseball tournament in the country, the Houston College Classic will feature Houston, Rice, Baylor, Texas A&M, North Carolina, and Cal.
Friday, March 1
12 p.m. – Baylor vs. Cal
3:30 p.m. – UNC – Rice
7 p.m. – Houston vs. Texas A&M
Saturday, March 2
12 p.m. – UNC vs. Cal
3:30 p.m. – Houston vs. Baylor
7 p.m. – Rice vs. Texas A&M
Sunday, March 3
11 a.m. – Cal vs. Houston
2:30 p.m. – Texas A&M vs. UNC
6 p.m. – Baylor vs. Rice
"It's a great honor for not only our program, but for the University of Houston, to be represented in what I feel like is the premier college baseball tournament in the country every year," said head coach Todd Whitting. "We are very fortunate and appreciative of our working relationship with the Houston Astros and we look forward to playing in it for many years to come."
Houston will play the marquee game of the three-day event when it takes on Texas A&M on Friday evening at 7 p.m. The Cougars will then follow up with Baylor at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and conclude the tournament on Sunday at 11 a.m. against Cal.
Houston will serve as the visitors on Friday and Saturday, but play as the home team on Sunday.
LAST TIME OUT
Houston endured a strong outing at the Houston College Classic a year ago, defeating No. 4 Arkansas, 4-1, who eventually went on to play in the College World Series. The Cougars also earned a 7-4 victory over Tennessee, giving the Vols its first loss of the season, to cap a 2-1 weekend.
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