Houston Soccer goes to Greenville

GREENVILLE, North Carolina – The University of Houston football program will travel to Greenville to face American Athletic Conference rivals East Carolina at 6:00 pm ET Thursday at Johnson Stadium.

The match will be broadcast on ESPN+ with Zach Berly calling the action. Live stats will be available here.

With wins against Houston Baptist and South Florida, the Cougars are looking to extend their winning streak to three on Thursday for the first time since October 21-28, 2021.

STORY WITH THE PIRATES

· In the last game against East Carolina, Houston went down to double overtime 1-0 (October 10, 2021) at Carlos Lewis International Complex.
· Five of the six previous clashes with the Pirates went into overtime.
· The Pirates lead the series, 13-5-1.

ABOUT THE COUGARS
· Houston is in his first season under the head coach Jaime Frias.
· The Cougars are 4-3-1 in the season and 1-0 in the American game.
In their last game, Houston beat South Florida 2-1 on Thursday night with two second-half goals from the forwards Janna Singleton and maddie bowers.

LISTENING TO THE PIRATES
· East Carolina is in its first season under coach Gary Higgins. Prior to East Carolina, Higgins led Lenoir-Rhyne to the 2021 NCAA Division II Finals four for the first time in the show’s history.
· The Pirates are 6-3-1 in the season and 1-0 in the American game.
· In their last game, East Carolina was defeated 1-0 in Sunday’s decision against William & Mary in Greenville, North Carolina.

NEXT
The Cougars continue American Athletic Conference action on the road against Memphis at 7pm, Thursday, September 29.

The match will be broadcast on ESPN+ with live statistics available here.

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