UHD Club Sports Update: Basketball, Soccer & Baseball
The University of Houston-Downtown club teams have a full weekend of exciting competition.
The men’s basketball club team finished the regular season on March 22. The team will host Lone Star College-Cy Fair on Friday night, March 29 at 7 p.m. in the University's Jesse H. Jones Student Life Center. The team is currently tied for second place with Lone Star College-Cy Fair at 4-2 in the Houston Club Sports Basketball Conference. If UHD wins on Friday, it will be the second consecutive year the Student Life Center will host a quarterfinal playoff game on Friday, April 5 with UHD as the #2 seed in the conference. Check out the full schedule and results.
The UHD baseball club team completed a series sweep last weekend on the road at Abilene Christian University.The team came home with wins of 21-4, 9-2, and 15-5 to improve to 7-5 on the year, and 7-2 in conference. The team is currently tied for second place in the conference and remains in the hunt for the club’s first-ever conference regular season championship. The Gators return home this weekend to host Lamar University in a three-game series. UHD and Lamar are both tied for second place in conference at 7-2. The weekend series will start with a double header on Saturday, March 30 at 2 and 5 p.m., and the final game will be at 1 p.m. on March 31, Sunday. All games will be held at Finnigan Park baseball field.
The men’s and women’s soccer clubs play a double header on Saturday, March 30 in their seasons within the Lone Star Sport Club Conference. Men’s soccer plays at 9 a.m. versus Lone Star College-North Harris, and women’s soccer follows with an 11 a.m. game versus Lone Star College-North Harris. Both games will be played at Bayland Park #L-2.
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) – the second-largest university in Houston – has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.
As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 61,000 alumni and offers 45 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences & Technology; and University College).
For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranks UHD among universities across the nation for Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (No. 27 and No. 15 for Veterans) and Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. U.S. News ranked the University among Top Performers on Social Mobility and awarded UHD a No. 1 ranking as the most diverse institution of higher education in the southern region of the U.S. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.