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 Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 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).
UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. 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.