FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE HOUSTON – Highlighted by 30 homes games at Cougar Field, 35 in the city, new competition within the American Athletic Conference and a trip to California to take on the defending National Champions in UCLA, Houston Baseball and head coach Todd Whitting have unveiled an exciting 2014 schedule, announced Wednesday afternoon. […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE Conference USA announced its 2013 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s nine head coaches. Rice senior infielder Christian Stringer was chosen as the preseason Player of the Year, while Owls junior right-hander Austin Kubitza was named the preseason Pitcher of the Year. Rice was chosen to win the league’s […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE HOUSTON, TX — The three-day Houston College Classic baseball tournament (March 2-4) concluded tonight at Minute Maid Park, with Arkansas, Rice and the University of Houston each finishing with 2-1 records. Tennessee, Texas and Texas Tech rounded out the field with 1-2 marks. Each team placed at least one player on […]
The Houston Cougars tallied two impressive wins against Tennessee and Arkansas to open play at the Houston College Classic but surrendered 10 runs on 15 hits Sunday afternoon to fall to Texas Tech, 10-4. College Baseball Daily caught up with head coach Todd Whitting to gauge his reaction on the weekend.
HOUSTON – Jared Ray has battled injuries throughout his career as a prep standout and at the University of Houston. After redshirting the 2010 season, Ray appeared in just five games late last season as he was rehabilitating from his third shoulder surgery. Despite the setbacks, the right-hander pitched well on Friday.
Austin Pruitt: The 5-foot-11 junior made his Houston-debut in relief last Tuesday and fired 4.1 shutout innings allowing just one hit. Making his first career start for the Cougars against No. 5 Rice, the right-hander cruised through his first 4.0 innings of work while keeping the Owls’ offense off-balanced with a very effective slider.
Eric Weiss was 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI doubles and Daniel Minor fired 6.0 innings of shutout baseball as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi knocked off Houston, 3-2, Tuesday night at Cougar field. “We played great defense and got timely hits early in the game,” said Scott Malone. “Our offense got us going and we got […]