UL Softball Hosts Houston – Inside The Numbers
UPDATE: Tonight's game between UL and Houston has been canceled. Learn more about the reason why here.
The 9th-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajun softball team returns to the diamond on Wednesday evening, weather permitting, when they play host to the Houston Cougars in non-conference contest at Lamson Park.
The match-up marks the final home game of the 2015 collegiate softball season for Louisiana.
First-pitch is scheduled for 6 o’clock.
You can hear all three games on ESPN 1420 & espn1420.com beginning with the pre-game show at 5:45 pm.
The Cajuns are currently 32-5, overall, and 15-3 in Sun Belt Conference play, after sweeping a non-conference doubleheader from Baylor last weekend.
Offensively, Louisiana is hitting a .339, along with 68 home runs, 262 runs batted in, and 48 stolen bases in 58 attempts, while out-scoring foes, 300-69.
Pitching-wise, the Cajuns sport an overall, combined, team ERA. of 1.84, compared to a 8.44 for the opposition, while holding foes to a .165 batting average against.
Houston has lost five-straight, and will enter the series at 19-23, overall, and 4-4 in American Athletic Conference play.
The Cougars are currently hitting a .282 as a team, along with 34 homers, and 189 RBI’s, while out-scoring opponents, 215-204.
In the circle, Houston currently has an overall, combined, team ERA. of 4.23, while holding opponents to a .306 batting average against.
Louisiana leads the all-time series, 16-6, including wins in the last four match-ups.
The Cajuns are 9-0 all-time against Houston at Lamson Park.