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Houston Regional Final Recap

ricebaseballHOUSTON — Junior Jimmy Comerota and sophomore Michael Fuda both had four hits, and three other players had three each, to key a 20-hit Rice attack and lift the Owl baseball team to a 13-4 victory over visiting Kansas State in the championship game of the NCAA Houston Regional Monday evening at Reckling Park. Continue reading

Houston Regional Day 3 Recap

Taylor Wall tossed a complete game shutout against Kansas State to set up a winner-take-all Monday matchup. (Rice Photo)
Taylor Wall tossed a complete game shutout against Kansas State to set up a winner-take-all Monday matchup. (Rice Photo)

Houston Regional host Rice and Xavier met in the afternoon game, playing for a spot in the regional final.  The Owls cruised to a 12-5 victory over the Muskateers, setting up a re-match of Saturday night’s Kansas State-Rice matchup in the finals.  Here is your day 3 recap for the Houston Regional.

(1) Rice 12, (3) Xavier 5

HOUSTON — The Rice baseball team collected 15 hits, including eight for extra bases, and sailed behind a complete game pitching performance from junior right-hander Jared Rogers for a 12-5 win over visiting Xavier in the early game of the NCAA Houston Regional Sunday afternoon at Reckling Park. The Owls fought-off elimination to advance to play Kansas State at 6 pm. Continue reading

Houston Regional Day 2 Recap

A.J. Morris tossed his fifth complete game of the season in Kansas States 7-6 victory over Rice. (ESPN Photo)
A.J. Morris tossed his fifth complete game of the season in Kansas State's 7-6 victory over Rice. (ESPN Photo)

Day 2 of the Houston Regional saw Sam Houston State meet Xavier in the first elimination game and Rice take on Kansas State in the night cap.  Here is your day 2 recap for the Houston Regional.

(3) Xavier 9, (4) Sam Houston State 6

HOUSTON – The third-seeded Xavier baseball team captured the program’s first NCAA Tournament win Saturday afternoon, eliminating No. 4 Sam Houston State, 9-6, at Reckling Park in the Houston Regional hosted by Rice University. Junior Neil Lindgren’s two-run homer in the seventh scored the winning run for XU and senior shortstop Jordan Conley closed out the game on the mound for the Musketeers. Continue reading

Houston Regional- Day 1 Recap

Here is your recap for the Houston TX regional.

Kansas State 16 Xavier 8

HOUSTON, Texas – Justin Bloxom went 5-for-5 at the plate with two home runs as 14th-ranked Kansas State cruised to a 16-8 win over Xavier in its first-ever NCAA Regional baseball game Friday afternoon at Reckling Park.

The Wildcats (42-16-1) belted 17 hits against the Musketeers (38-20) as Bloxom, Jordan Cruz (3-for-4), Carter Jurica (2-for-4) and Jason King (2-for-3) led the K-State offense in the opening game of the Houston Regional at Rice University. Continue reading

2009 NCAA Regional Preview: Houston

Ryan Berry and the Rice Owls host the Houston Regional at Reckling Park. (ESPN Photo)
Ryan Berry and the Rice Owls host the Houston Regional at Reckling Park. (ESPN Photo)

The Rice Owls will host the Houston Regional at Reckling Park after finishing in second place in the Conference USA regular season and winning the Conference USA Tournament title.  Kansas State, the two seed, meets Xavier, the three seed, at 2 p.m. CT on Friday.  Following that game, host Rice will take the field against Sam Houston State, the four seed.  The two teams split during their two regular season meetings, with the home team winning both affairs.

The first elimination game is slated for 2 p.m. CT on Saturday with the winner’s bracket championship to follow at 7 p.m. CT.  The loser’s bracket championship game is scheduled for 2 p.m. on Sunday, and the first championship game is a 7 p.m. CT start time that same evening.  If necessary, the final game of the regional will be at 6 p.m. CT on Monday. Continue reading