CELEBRATE YOUR COUGAR SPIRIT WITH OLD TRADITIONS & NEW BEGINNINGS
Houston defeated Tulane University 42-14 in the Cougars annual Homecoming football contest Nov. 8.
With a theme of "Old Traditions -- New Beginnings," the festive occasion included recognition of 2008 Olympic silver medalists, UH Cougar divers Anastasia Pozdniakova and Yulia Pakhalina. They, along with current UH diving coach Jane Figueiredo, served as honorary captains for the game.
The Cougar women's basketball team also was acknowledged during the game, in preparation for its 2008 season .The Cougar baseball team was recognized for its 2008 Conference USA Tournament Championship.
Half-time included a salute to the 1978 UH football team as the players celebrated their 30th reunion.
The Cougars have posted a 33-27-3 all-time record during their Homecoming games. UH has not lost a Homecoming game since a 31-10 decision to C-USA rival Southern Miss in 2003.
Homecoming 2008 Photos!
HOMECOMING & INVESTITURE
Veterans' Week Kickoff…
- Investiture Ceremony
- President Khator's Investiture Speech
- BLOG: Investiture Insights
- Scholarship Reception
- Homecoming Parade
- Party Sober: Alcohol-free Tailgate
- Homecoming Court Presentation
- Homecoming Football Game
- Tailgate Challenge - HAO
- Opening Ceremonies
- Academic Program - "Defining Moments
in the Lives Of Ordinary People Taking on
- Strut Your Stuff
- Academic Program - "First Tier or Tears?
The Place of the Humanities in a Tier-One
- Go Coogs Day
- Beauty Bowl & Block Party
- Academic Program - "Inspiring Creative
Artists: An Arts Town Hall Showcasing
UH Faculty and the Houston Arts Community"
- Concert – Emory Quinn