Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

David Pierce and Texas look forward to competing in College World Series

David Pierce and Texas look forward to competing in College World Series

Vicente Montalvo, Sports Reporter June 17, 2021

In his 32nd year of coaching baseball, Texas head coach David Pierce is taking the Longhorns to the College World Series for the second time in his five-year tenure with the program. After advancing...

No. 2 Texas defeats South Florida behind statement second inning, advances to 37th College World Series

No. 2 Texas defeats South Florida behind statement second inning, advances to 37th College World Series

Amsal Madhani, Sports Reporter June 14, 2021

In the top of the second inning, Texas trailed South Florida 2-0 early in game two of the Austin Super Regional Sunday night. With a College World Series berth on the line, the Longhorns needed to respond...

Longhorns walk off against South Florida to open Super Regional

Longhorns walk off against South Florida to open Super Regional

Vicente Montalvo, Sports Reporter June 13, 2021

The raucous Longhorn fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field went silent Saturday night when South Florida tied the opening game of the Austin Super Regional in the top of the ninth inning off a 2-run homer that...

Texas advances to Super Regionals following Hansen’s dominant performance

Texas advances to Super Regionals following Hansen’s dominant performance

Vicente Montalvo June 7, 2021

Pete Hansen set the tone for the entire game in the first inning of the NCAA Austin Regional Championship on Sunday night. Up 1-2 on the count, the redshirt freshman pitcher gunned a fastball at Fairfield’s...

No. 2 Longhorns breeze through Austin Regional, advance to NCAA Super Regional

No. 2 Longhorns breeze through Austin Regional, advance to NCAA Super Regional

Amsal Madhani, Sports Reporter June 6, 2021

The Texas baseball team was awarded the No. 2 overall seed and regional host status after a dominant season where they won the Big 12 Championship, and they played up to their billing over the weekend. Hosting...

Longhorns take advantage of Sun Devils’ pitching errors, defeat Arizona State 10-3

Longhorns take advantage of Sun Devils’ pitching errors, defeat Arizona State 10-3

Amsal Madhani June 6, 2021

Cam Williams stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the third inning with the bases loaded and pressure falling on Arizona State pitcher Justin Fall to prevent Texas from getting on the scoreboard. Williams,...

Texas offense leads Longhorns to victory at first game of Austin Regional

Texas offense leads Longhorns to victory at first game of Austin Regional

Vicente Montalvo June 4, 2021

Ivan Melendez wasn’t in the starting lineup for Texas’ final game of the Big 12 Tournament, with head coach David Pierce citing his need for a mental break. But in the first inning of the Longhorns’...

Texas eliminated from 2021 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship

Texas eliminated from 2021 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship

Vicente Montalvo May 29, 2021

In the top of the ninth inning, Texas head coach David Pierce turned to his bullpen and brought on freshman Aaron Nixon to keep the Oklahoma State offense from scoring a game-winning run. Instead of getting...

Texas narrowly advances to tournament semifinals with 3-2 win over West Virginia

Texas narrowly advances to tournament semifinals with 3-2 win over West Virginia

Vicente Montalvo May 29, 2021

In the top of the ninth inning, as the Longhorns tried to hold onto a one run lead, head coach David Pierce put his faith in freshman pitcher Tanner Witt. Throughout the season, Pierce has turned to Witt...

Longhorns keep their tournament run alive, defeat Oklahoma 4-1

Longhorns keep their tournament run alive, defeat Oklahoma 4-1

Amsal Madhani May 27, 2021

Douglas Hodo III strutted to the plate in the bottom of the third inning with the score tied 1-1 between the No. 1-seed Texas Longhorns and No. 5-seed Oklahoma Sooners. The redshirt freshman outfielder...

Texas falls 5-1 in opening game of 2021 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship

Texas falls 5-1 in opening game of 2021 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship

Vicente Montalvo May 27, 2021

Texas found itself in a familiar position Wednesday night: down multiple runs late in the ballgame. With runners on first and second base in the seventh inning and only one out, the Longhorns looked as...

No. 6 Texas runs past Texas State 4-1

No. 6 Texas runs past Texas State 4-1

Vicente Montalvo May 4, 2021

Texas only needed three more outs to secure the victory against the Bobcats for the third and final game during this regular season. For the Longhorns, it was time to turn to the bullpen once again and...