COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- No. 10 Houston Baseball played a complete game, which was highlighted by a five-run fourth inning, 17 hits and 10 runs to earn a 10-8 win over Texas A&M at Blue Bell Park in College Station, Texas Tuesday evening.
With the win, Houston improved to 23-5 on the year and 4-1 on the road, while Texas A&M fell to 18-12 on the season.
Houston had five players record a three-hit game as three of the five recorded two RBI.
Senior Frankie Ratcliff (3x3, R, 2 RBI, HR) belted his first homerun of the year and finished with three hits, while sophomores Justin Montemayor (3x5, 2 R, RBI), Josh Vidales (3x5, R, 2 RBI), Ashford Fulmer (3x5, 3 R, 2 RBI) and freshman Jordan Stading (3x5, R). Fulmer finished with a career-best three runs scored for the Cougars.
Also tallying a hit in the win was senior Casey Grayson (1x5, 2 RBI) – who drove in two RBI, while junior Michael Pyeatt (1x4, R) added a base knock.
The 17 hits ties for second-most on the season for the Cougars, while it marked just the third time Houston has plated at least 10 runs.
Junior David Longville (2.1,5,4,4,0,2) made his fifth midweek start of the year, but would exit with a no-decision after allowing four runs on five hits in 2.1 innings.
Making appearances out of the bullpen for the Cougars were junior Jared Robinson (0.2,2,3,2,1,1), senior Tyler Ford (1.0,0,0,1,2), sophomore Bubba Maxwell (1.1,4,0,0,0,0), senior Aaron Stewart (0.1,0,0,0,1,0) and freshman Andrew Lantrip (2.1,1,0,0,0,0).