Connor Wong belted three home runs (now has eight total) on Sunday – became the second Cougar this season to accomplish that feat as Jake Scheiner belted three on March 19 vs. Alabama State.
Wong led the offense with a 3-for-4 effort with three home runs, three runs and five RBI.
Corey Julks went 4-for-4 with a run and RBI.
John King struck out five and earned his fifth win of the year.
Houston now has 34 home runs with 18 coming in American Athletic Conference play.
The Cougars continue to lead the league with 20 triples.
Top Offensive Players
Connor Wong | 4x5, 4 R, 5 RBI, 3 HR, 3B
Corey Julks | 4x4, R, RBI, BB
Tyler Bielamowicz | 1x1, R, 2 RBI, 3 BB
Grayson Padgett | 2x3, R, RBI, BB
Jordan Monacy | 1x4, R, RBI
Connor Hollis | 0x2, 2 R, 2 BB
Wendell Champion II | 1x4, R
Connor Wong belted three home runs and drove in five RBI, while Corey Julks went 4-for-4 with a run and RBI in the run-rule victory over Tulane on Sunday.
Tyler Bielamowicz continued his hot-hitting, going 1-for-1 with a run and two RBI, while walking three times. Grayson Padgett added two hits and an RBI and Jordan Monacy plated a run on a base hit.
The Cougars tallied nine walks on the day and scored a season-best nine runs in one inning – the first – for a quick 9-0 lead.
John King | 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 5 K
Joey Pulido | 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 2 K
Senior John King went 6.0 solid innings, allowing just one earned run on six hits and one walk, while fanning five. With that performance, he earned the win and improved to 5-1 on the year.
Junior Joey Pulido tossed the final inning in relief and struck out two.