Preview: Houston Ready for Wichita State


Wichita State enters the weekend with a 26-9 record and a 4-5 mark in American play.

The Shockers are playing their first year in the American after moving over from the Missouri Valley Conference this season.

WSU is coming off an 11-0 midweek win over Kansas on Wednesday and has earned wins in conference over …
As a team, WSU is hitting .300 with 68 doubles, 37 home runs and 224 RBI.

Leading the way offensively is All-American Alec Bohm with a .353 average, 47 hits and 36 RBI.
Five Shockers are hitting over .300 this season.

The Shocker pitching staff owns a 3.69 ERA with nine saves, 333 strikeouts and 122 walks through 310.0 innings. Opponents are hitting .224 against the staff.

Friday starter RHP Codi Heuer is 5-2 with a 4.93 ERA in nine starts. He has fanned 51 in 45.2 innings.

Saturday starter RHP Liam Eddy owns a 3.08 ERA with a 6-2 record in nine starts. He has fanned 38 in 49.2 innings.

Out of the bullpen, WSU has relied on RHP Chandler Sanburn, who has a team-high 18 appearances and is 0-1 with a 2.86 ERA with six saves.


Houston and Wichita State have met 37 previous times, dating back to 1951.

The Cougars own the all-time series at 25-12.

The two teams have not met since 2006, which was in an NCAA Regional in Norman, Okla.

Houston hosted WSU back in 1997 where it earned two wins (10-6, 4-3).

Last Time Out: June 3, 2006 | WSU 2, Houston 1 (NCAA Regional - Norman, Okla.)

Houston: LHP Trey Cumbie (3.79 ERA, 3-2, 9 GS, 57.0 IP, 71 K, 12 BB)
Wichita State: RHP Codi Heuer (4.93 ERA, 5-2, 9 GS, 45.2 IP, 51 K, 21 BB)

Houston: LHP Aaron Fletcher (1.08 ERA, 4-2, 9 GS, 58.1 IP, 53 K, 10 BB)
Wichita State: RHP Liam Eddy (3.08 ERA, 6-2, 9 GS, 49.2 IP, 38 K, 11 BB)

Houston: TBA
Wichita State: TBA