Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Houston Cougars Baseball Face McNeese State At Home Tuesday Evening

By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2011 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXAS (March 8, 2011) Coming off a 1-2 record at the 2011 Houston College Classic, the Houston Cougars (6-5, 0-0 C-USA) welcome the McNeese State Cowboys (7-6, 0-0 Southland) to Cougar Field with a 6:30pm start.

The match up will be the first of two games in which the Cougars face the Cowboys. They will face off again on Mar. 16 in lake Charles, La.

The Cowboys are coming off a three game sweep over Houston Baptist, downing the Huskies 11-2, 4-3, 4-3.

The Cougars will start with Dakota Dill (0-0, 1.08 ERA) with the Cowboys sending Jaden Dillon (0-2, 9.64 ERA) to the mound.

The right-handed Dill has made five appearances this season, pitching 9-1 innings, giving up one run on nine hits while striking out eight and walking two.

Dillon has made three appearances with two saves in 2011, giving up 11 runs on 17 hits and striking out seven.

I will have a game recap and stats at the end of the game.

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