QUICK HITS ON MCNEESE STATE
McNeese State will enter the week with a 34-16 overall record.
The Cowboys are coming off a weekend sweep at Creighton.
As a team, McNeese is hitting .304 with 101 doubles, 53 home runs and 336 RBI, while slugging .472.
Shane Selman leads the offense with a .359 average, 66 hits, 13 home runs and 50 RBI.
McNeese has 71 stolen bases, led by Robbie Podorsky’s 34.
The pitching staff owns a 4.20 ERA and has 16 saves to accompany its 395 strikeouts and 199 walks in 437.0 innings.
Austin Sanders paces the starting pitchers with a 3.15 ERA and is 6-2 in 13 starts. He leads the staff with 60 strikeouts in 74.1 innings.
Peyton McLemore is 1-0 with a team-low 1.90 ERA in 18 relief appearances.
Gavin Sonnier will get the start Tuesday vs. the Cougars. He will make his first start of the year, owning a 4.50 ERA in 11 relief appearances.
SERIES HISTORY VS. MCNEESE STATE
Houston and McNeese have met 64 previous times and once already this season.
The Cougars own a 50-14 record over the Cowboys, dating back to 1971.
The two teams met back on March 14 | Houston 6, McNeese State 5 (Schroeder Park)
Jake Scheiner belted two home runs and drove in five RBI in the win.