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2014 NCAA Regional Preview: Houston

The Rice Owls are hosting an NCAA Regional this weekend with intrastate rivals Texas and Texas A&M joining with George Mason to round out the regional. 

Rice (41-18, 23-7 Conference USA)

Top Hitters
Shane Hoelscher (.332, 25 RBI)
Skyler Ewing (.330, 8 HR, 46 RBI)

Top Pitchers
Blake Fox (12-0, 1.38 ERA)
Matt Ditman (5-5, 1.72 ERA)

Texas (38-18, 13-11 Big 12)

Top Hitters
Mark Payton (.319 BA, HR, 35 RBI
Zane Gurwitz (.286 BA, 2 HR, 26 RBI)

Top Pitchers
Travis Duke (2-0, 0.00 ERA)
Nathan Thornhill (6-2, 1.51 ERA)

Texas A&M (33-24, 14-16)

Top Hitters
Nick Banks (.348, 2 HR, 25 RBI)
Cole Lankford (.333, 4 HR, 42 RBI)

Top Pitchers
Grayson Long (6-2, 3.07 ERA)
Daniel Mengden (4-8, 3.55 ERA)

George Mason

Top Hitters
Brandon Gum (.314, 27 RBI
Luke Willis (.309, 2 HR, 34 RBI)

Top Pitchers
Jared Gaynor (8-4, 1.67 ERA)
Tyler Zombro (6-2, 1.96 ERA)