Houston at Sam Houston State, Tuesday (W 12-7)


(Patrick) #21

Top 8th

Leadoff homer for Triolo…UH leads 12-7

After a Lockhart groundout, SHSU goes to the pen.

Davis singles. Fuentes reaches on an E5, Davis to 2nd. Bielo single loads the bases. SHSU goes to the pen.

Hyland Ks. Thomas flies out.

M8…Coogs lead 12-7


#22

Like that inning after a long battle with that hitter he has him throw 3 off speeds all balls then 3 straight fastballs the kid couldn’t catch up to why not pound the strike zone with fastballs then the off speed looks a lot better


#23

Way to go Coogs! Let’s keep these bats going for the rest of the season.


#24

Why would he pull Fuentes out of the game?


(Patrick) #25

Defensive sub. Champion’s faster.


(Patrick) #26

Bottom 8th

Leadoff walk and a K and Roedahl’s night is done. Villarreal on to pitch.

Grounder to Burckel and he forces the lead runner at 2nd. Grounder to Hyland and he forces the lead runner to end the inning.

T9…Coogs lead 12-7


(Patrick) #27

Top 9th

Burckel fouls out and SHSU goes to the pen.

Lovelace Ks. Triolo grounds out.

M9…Coogs lead 12-7


(Patrick) #28

Bottom 9th

  • Infield single
  • 6-4-3 double play
  • Groundout to Hyland

COOGS WIN! 12-7

1st time we’ve won the Sanders Cup!

Off to Kansas now.


(Patrick) #30

Coogs up to 51 in RPI now. Head to wichita where the Shockers are 53rd. Win the series and the Coogs probably jump up into the low 40s. Sweep and the Coogs probably jump into the 30s.

Keep the faith, Coogs.


(Patrick) #31

HOUSTON NOTES
Offense:
• Four different Cougars homered in the same game for the first time since a 24-6 win over Rice on May 17, 2016.
• Triolo tied his season high with a three-hit effort. The Austin native finished 3-for-4 with a single, double and home run, two RBI and three runs scored.
• Bielamowicz was 3-for-5 with two singles, one home run, two RBI and two runs scored.
• Hyland turned in a 2-for-4 showing with a double and home run. He also recorded a walk and had two RBI and two runs scored.
• Davis was 2-for-4 with a single, home run, walk, RBI and run scored.
• Fuentes III finished 2-for-5 with a triple, two RBI and one run scored.
• Way was 2-for-2 with a double and run scored.
• Lockhart Jr. finished 1-for-5 with one RBI, run scored and stolen base.
_• Thomas, who came off the bench as a pinch runner in the third inning, recorded an RBI single to highlight a 1-for-2 showing. _
• In total, eight Cougars hit safely in the win.
• Burckel stole two bases with both coming in the second inning.

Pitching:
• Junior southpaw Brayson Hurdsman (1-0) picked up his first win of the season. The native of St. George, Utah, tossed two and one-third innings of relief. He surrendered two runs (one earned) on three hits while striking out the side in the fourth inning.
• Senior Ryan Randel was taxed for five runs in the start, recording one walk and one strikeout.
• Junior Devon Roedahl came on for the final out of the fifth inning and lasted into the eighth. He limited SHSU to just two hits and one walk while fanning three.
• Junior Fred Villarreal logged the final inning and two-thirds to clinch the Don Sanders Cup.


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