Texas Tech baseball’s eight-game winning streak has been broken in a shutout loss.

The Red Raiders experienced a 9-0 drubbing in Friday afternoon’s game against the University of Houston, in the first game of the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park.

The No. 26 ranked Red Raiders dipped to 8-2 on the season, suffering its second shutout of the season. Houston remains undefeated with an 8-0 pitching record.

The Cougars scored a single run in the first inning against Tech, but scored eight runs during a Tech meltdown in the seventh inning.

Tech had six players finish with a hit in the game, including senior right fielder Adam Kirsch, who extended his hit streak to nine games, with a single up the middle during his last at-bat in the seventh inning.

The Red Raiders continue play at the Houston College Classic on Saturday, March 1st with a 12:05 p.m. first pitch against Sam Houston State at Minute Maid Park.