Houston (26-18, 9-9 The American) at Rice (21-23, 12-9 Conference USA)
May 1 | Reckling Park | Houston, Texas
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All-Time Series: Houston trails, 81-107
Complete Game Notes (PDF)
• The Owls enter the midweek with a 21-23 record.
• Rice has won its last six games sweeping middle Tennessee and Louisiana Tech in Conference USA action over its last two weekends.
• Junior Matt Caterino was named the CUSA Pitcher of the Week on Monday. He was tabbed the CUSA Preseason Pitcher of the Year and a Preseason All-American by Baseball America (Second Team) and the NCBWA (Third Team).
• Senior designated hitter Andrew Dunlap leads the team and ranks second in the CUSA in RBI (50). He also leads Rice in batting average (.331), slugging percentage (.612), on-base percentage (445), home runs (11), RBI (50) and hit by pitch (16).
• The Owls were picked to finish fourth and garnered one first-place vote in the CUSA Preseason Poll.
• Rice is batting .275 as a team and has a 4.84 ERA, compared to opponents’ .269 average and 5.77 ERA.