UConn enters the weekend series at 29-14-1 overall and is 7-2-1 at home this season.
The Huskies currently sit in a tie for second in the league at 11-7 with six games to play.
UConn is coming off two midweek wins over Sacred Heart (13-2) and Northeastern (6-5).
As a team, UConn is hitting .284 with 79 doubles, eight triples and 31 home runs to accompany 236 RBI.
Leading the way offensively is Troy Stefanski with a .318 clip. Zac Susi follows with a .316 average, while Issac Feldstein paces the team with a league-leading 12 home runs to bring his RBI total to 35.
UConn pitching owns a 3.95 ERA and has tallied 412 strikeouts to 179 walks in 387.2 innings. Opponents are hitting .250 against the Husky hurlers.
LHP Mason Feole will start Friday and owns a 2.44 ERA and is 7-1 through 12 starts. He has tallied 95 strikeouts in 73.2 innings.
RHP Jeff Kersten is 4-1 with a 3.52 ERA through 16 appearances and seven starts and will get the nod on Saturday.
LHP Chase Gardner, who owns a 3.83 ERA and is 3-1 in 11 starts, will start Sunday.
Out of the bullpen, LHP P.J. Poulin leads the league with 13 saves and is 4-2 with a 3.57 ERA in 24 appearances.
SERIES HISTORY vs. UCONN
Houston and UConn have met 16 previous times, dating back to the American’s beginning in 2014.
The Cougars lead the series, 10-6 and are 3-3 on the road in Connecticut.
Houston and UConn met five times in 2017 with the Cougars winning the regular-season series in Houston, 2-1, and both games in the American Championship to go 4-1 against the Huskies a year ago.
UConn swept Houston in 2016, winning the series in Storrs, Conn. and the one game played in the conference championship game.
Last Meeting: May 27, 2017 | Houston 13, UConn 3 (Clearwater, Fla., Spectrum Field)
Houston: LHP Trey Cumbie (3.68 ERA, 5-3, 89 K, 78.1 IP)
UConn: LHP Mason Feole (2.44 ERA, 7-1, 95 K, 73.2 IP)
Houston: LHP Aaron Fletcher (1.77 ERA, 5-2, 68 K, 76.1 IP)
UConn: RHP Jeff Kersten (3.52 ERA, 4-1, 31 K, 53.2 IP)
UConn: LHP Chase Gardner (3.83 ERA, 3-2, 44 K, 54.0 IP)