QUICK HITS ON UCONN
UConn owns a 32-23 overall record and is playing as the No. 3 seed this week.
The Huskies are hitting .256 as a team, led by Willy Yahn’s .318 average, while Zac Susi and Issac Feldstein each have a team-high 40 RBI.
The UConn pitching staff owns a 3.64 ERA with 17 saves and four shutouts.
The staff has fanned 549 hitters, while walking 223 in 482.2 innings.
Tim Cate paces the staff with a 2.94 ERA and is 4-3 in 11 starts. He has fanned 98 hitters in 70.1 innings.
SERIES HISTORY VS. UCONN
Houston and UConn have met just 14 times since the Huskies joined The American back in 2014.
The Cougars own a slight 8-6 edge over UConn, and won the 2017 regular-season series, 2-1 at Schroeder Park.
Houston won in walkoff fashion in Game 1 this season, 6-5, in 10 innings and clinched the series with a 9-1 Game 2, before falling 7-4 in the series finale.