Joe Davis Makes AAC Honor Week for the Week

Breaking News 1,800 miles from Houston in Providence, Rhode Island . . . Joe Davis after a spectacular week has earned a spot on the American Athletic Conference (AAC) weekly baseball honors list for the week ending February 24 . . . This is what the official release had to say about the Cougar first baseman:

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Joe Davis * Sr. * 1B * Houston 
Davis hit three home runs and had seven RBIs, as Houston took two of three in a series against No. 24 Arizona. The senior finished 6-for-17 (.352) with five of his hits going for extra bases. He began the week with a 3-for-6 performance and four RBIs against McNeese State Wednesday. Davis hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning Friday night in Houston’s 2-1 win over the Wildcats in the series opener. He ended his week with a double, home run and two RBIs Sunday.

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This note does not include the fact that in Saturday evenings affair at Schroeder Park, the Arizona Wildcats wanted no part of Joe Davis, and in his first three plate appearances he was intentionally walked twice and hit by a pitch once . . . Kudos to Joe Davis, well deserved.

Houston Cougars Begin 2019 Season Tonight at Home

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The Houston Cougars baseball team opens its 2019 regular season tonight on the campus . . .  Tyler Bielamowicz takes the mound for game one of the three game series . . .  The Coogs are defending their American Athletic Conference regular-season title of a year ago . . . Head Coach Todd Whitting begins his ninth season leading the Cougars . . . Senior Joe Davis and junior Jared Triolo begin what are expected to be amazing 2019 campaigns for each of them . . . First pitch is at 6:30pm, gates open at 4:30 . . . The weather for opening weekend should be perfect, so that is not an excuse for not attending this weekend.