Tough matchup this week; McNeese is 12-4 and beat LSU last week. Need a good pitching outing from Cumbie and the offense has to score runs.
QUICK HITS ON MCNEESE
McNeese are winners of eight straight games and own an overall record of 12-4.
The Cowboys are 4-4 on the road this season, but have won every midweek contest this season, including a 5-4 win over then-No. 6 LSU last week.
McNeese is coming off a three-game Southland Conference sweep of Central Arkansas on the road this past weekend.
The Cowboys are hitting .326 as a team, led by Matt Gallier’s .407 clip and 24 hits. He is followed by Shane Selman, who is hitting .386.
The pitching staff owns a 4.34 ERA and has tallied 136 strikeouts and 70 walks in 141.0 innings.
Grant Anderson is 2-0 with a 0.55 ERA in eight appearances out of the bullpen, while Rhett Deaton is also 2-0 with a 1.66 ERA in four starts.
SERIES HISTORY VS. MCNEESE
Houston and McNeese have met 63 previous times.
The Cougars own a 49-14 record over the Cowboys, dating back to 1971.
The two teams will meet twice this season (at UH: 3/14, at MCN: 5/16)
Last Meeting: May 11, 2016 | Houston won 3-2 at Schroeder Park