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

Finding a groove: Longhorn baseball has won 15 of their last 18 games after 0–3 start

Finding a groove: Longhorn baseball has won 15 of their last 18 games after 0–3 start

Amsal Madhani March 26, 2021

After the team’s third consecutive loss to start the season against No. 6 Ole Miss, Texas baseball head coach David Pierce felt it was time to turn things around, one game at a time.  “Wednesday...

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Pete Hansen’s pitching dominance leads Texas to 10-1 win over Incarnate Word

Amsal Madhani March 24, 2021

Following a blowout loss to Baylor on Sunday, Texas was able to bounce back with a strong defensive showing against the University of the Incarnate Word on Tuesday night, thanks in no small part to redshirt...

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Poor defensive day leads to Longhorn’s sixth loss of season

Amsal Madhani March 22, 2021

After dominating the first two games of the series, the Texas baseball team had a tough time containing Baylor’s offense Sunday, falling 11-2 to the Bears. “(The Longhorns) had the right...

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Nixon holds on once again as Texas holds on 4-3 over Baylor for 8th straight win

Vicente Montalvo March 21, 2021

In the ninth inning at Baylor Ballpark, after a solo home run turned the game into a one run game, head coach David Pierce decided to keep freshman pitcher Aaron Nixon in the game after coming on to start...

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Patience at the plate lifts Texas in Big 12 opener

Vicente Montalvo March 20, 2021

The No. 10 Texas Longhorns opened Big 12 conference play with a bang in a 5-3 victory against Baylor in Waco on Friday night.  Throughout the season, head coach David Pierce has discussed the ability...

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Longhorns’ batting success leads to 15-2 mercy-rule win over UTRGV

Amsal Madhani March 17, 2021

After sweeping South Carolina in a three-game series over the weekend, the Texas baseball team didn’t skip a beat as it resumed its dominant offensive play Tuesday night against UT-Rio Grande Valley.  “Offensively,...

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Longhorns complete sweep of Gamecocks in 8–5 victory

Vicente Montalvo March 15, 2021

The No. 19 Longhorns beat No. 12 South Carolina 8–5 Sunday afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, completing a three-game sweep of a ranked opponent for the first time since 2019. “What a great...

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Stevens, Wenzel lift Longhorns to shutout victory over South Carolina

Vicente Montalvo March 14, 2021

Two solo home runs in the fifth inning were the deciding factor for the No. 19 Longhorns in a 3-0 victory over the No. 12 South Carolina Gamecocks Saturday afternoon.  In a game that relied heavily...

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Texas edges past South Carolina in defensive battle

Amsal Madhani March 13, 2021

Following a shootout in its last game against Sam Houston State, runs didn’t come easy for Texas in a defensive battle with No. 12 South Carolina on Friday night.  Both teams struggled offensively,...

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Texas baseball edges past Sam Houston State in shootout

Amsal Madhani March 10, 2021

Fresh off a series victory over Houston, Texas built on its momentum with another great day at the plate in a 15-9 win over Sam Houston State Tuesday night.   “I thought we hit the ball really...

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Longhorns capitalize on Cougars’ poor pitching, win baseball series against Houston

Amsal Madhani March 8, 2021

After two games of dueling it out defensively, Texas’ offense was able to wake up and make Houston pay for its poor pitching in the series finale Sunday afternoon.    “We didn’t...

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Longhorns fall to walk-off home run in extra innings, lose to Houston 3-2

Vicente Montalvo March 7, 2021

Head coach David Pierce showed his trust in true freshman pitcher Aaron Nixon in the ninth inning of Saturday’s game against Houston.  In a 2-2 tie ballgame, Nixon looked every bit like a...