Memphis closer Matt Yokley uncorked a wild pitch that allowed Stewart to race in with the tying run, and Lormand made it all the way to third when Memphis catcher Chris Kirkland had trouble handling the loose ball behind the plate. Lormand then scored easily on another Yokley wild pitch to give the Cougars the lead for good.
Freshman closer Chase Dempsay (5-1) collected the win in relief, holding the Tigers to only one hit with a pair of strikeouts in 2 2/3 innings.
The Cougar offense managed only four hits in the game with none going for extra bases, a first in 2008. In addition, UH took advantage of two errors and two wild pitches to score its runs with Zak Presley's straight season of home accounting for the only other run. Lormand led all players with two runs
Memphis reliever Marc Ashley (1-3) picked up the loss and after allowing two runs (one earned) off two hits and a walk with a strikeout in 2 2/3 innings.
Outfielder Trey Wiedman went 4-for-4 with a double, run and two RBIs, while centerfielder Chris Newsom batted 3-for-4 with a run to pace the Tiger offense, which outhit the Cougars 10-4. Shortstop Chad Zurcher also batted 2-for-3 with a run and two stolen bases.
UH won its 18th consecutive home game against the Tigers.
The Cougars return to action at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, when they play host to Lamar at Cougar Field.
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