UH softball completes 3-game sweep at UAB

April 27, 2008 4:39:43 PM PDT
The University of Houston softball team (44-7, 18-2 Conference USA) shut out UAB on Sunday with a 8-0 victory, completing a three-game sweep of the Blazers at George Ward Park.Three home runs highlighted the Cougars' offense, which registered six hits.

UH senior Angel Shamblin (27-2) struck out 10 for her seventh double-digit strikeout game this year. She allowed just one hit and walked one. Her ERA is now 0.57.

No. 9 Houston improves to 18-6 in the all-time series against the Blazers.

Houston will return home for a doubleheader against Louisiana-Lafayette on April 30. First pitch is set for 4pm. Houston will hold a ceremony to present the 2007 C-USA Championship team with their rings following the second game.

The Cougars will then close out conference play with a series against UTEP on May 3-4. Saturday's doubleheader will begin at 1pm. The four seniors, including Angel Shamblin, Barbie Love, Amanda Grote and Courtney Spittler will be honored in between the May 3 doubleheader. The series will wrap up on May 4 at 1pm.

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