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

Texas falls short of World Series bid with loss to Oklahoma State, looks forward to next season

Texas falls short of World Series bid with loss to Oklahoma State, looks forward to next season

Nicholas Pannes May 30, 2021

After forcing a tiebreaker game in the NCAA Stillwater Super Regional with a comeback victory over Oklahoma State on Saturday, the Texas softball team failed to repeat its heroics against its conference...

Longhorns look to make their way into College World Series after tough loss to OSU

Longhorns look to make their way into College World Series after tough loss to OSU

Jaclyn Helton May 29, 2021

The Texas softball team has suffered merely 13 losses all season. Five of those losses have come at the hands of Oklahoma State. “Sure, we are 0—5 (against Oklahoma State) but the game doesn’t...

No. 11 Texas softball cruises past Saint Francis in World Series opener

No. 11 Texas softball cruises past Saint Francis in World Series opener

Nicholas Pannes May 22, 2021

Smiles, laughs and cheers filled Red & Charline McCombs Field on Friday as the Texas Longhorns routed the Saint Francis Red Flash in a five inning run-rule victory. The win was an impressive opener...

No. 12 Texas softball swept by No. 9 Oklahoma State, drops to 9–6 in conference play

No. 12 Texas softball swept by No. 9 Oklahoma State, drops to 9–6 in conference play

Nicholas Pannes May 2, 2021
The Texas offense showed far more life in the series finale against the No. 9-ranked Oklahoma State Cowgirls on Sunday after putting up a combined two runs in their first two games of the weekend series. However, the Longhorns ultimately lost Sunday's game 4-6.
Texas offense absent as Longhorns drop second straight game to Oklahoma State

Texas offense absent as Longhorns drop second straight game to Oklahoma State

Nicholas Pannes May 1, 2021

As rain started to fall again on Red & Charline McCombs Field on Saturday, the No. 12-ranked Longhorns began their march back to the dugout, the disappointment of a second straight loss, 5-1, to conference...

Texas defense falters against Oklahoma State, looks to work on ‘the little things’ for rest of weekend

Texas defense falters against Oklahoma State, looks to work on ‘the little things’ for rest of weekend

Jaclyn Helton April 30, 2021
The Texas softball defense committed two costly errors, compared to Oklahoma State’s zero, en route to a 3-1 defeat on Friday night.
Texas softball utilizes heavy hitters to close out Big 12 series against Kansas

Texas softball utilizes heavy hitters to close out Big 12 series against Kansas

Jaclyn Helton April 25, 2021
The Texas softball team has catapulted to a No. 9 ranking this season behind a historically high-powered offense, and it needed every bit of that firepower to squeak by Kansas with a 10-8 win Sunday.
No. 9 Texas finds sweet spot in third inning in doubleheader sweep of Kansas

No. 9 Texas finds sweet spot in third inning in doubleheader sweep of Kansas

Jaclyn Helton April 24, 2021

Texas started slow but quickly heated up in both third innings of Saturday’s doubleheader against Kansas. The No. 9 Longhorns managed an 8-1 victory in their first game of the day and a 10-1 run-rule...

Mckenzie Parker on growing up a Longhorn and ‘flipping the switch’ with Texas softball

Mckenzie Parker on growing up a Longhorn and ‘flipping the switch’ with Texas softball

Jaclyn Helton April 23, 2021
The Texas softball team is now into conference play with a 31-6 overall record, and McKenzie Parker’s power at the plate combined with her athleticism and sure hands in the field has made her the crowned jewel on the No. 7-ranked team in the nation.
Texas snaps losing streak, defeats Texas State 5-4

Texas snaps losing streak, defeats Texas State 5-4

Nicholas Pannes April 21, 2021

The No. 9-ranked Texas softball team broke out of its slump following a disappointing series against Oklahoma to defeat Texas State 5-4. Wednesday’s game against the Bobcats marked Texas’ first...

Home run heroes Rhodes, Iakopo are just driving in runs, pushing their team to greater heights

Home run heroes Rhodes, Iakopo are just driving in runs, pushing their team to greater heights

Nicholas Pannes April 19, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 16 issue of The Daily Texan. It's not difficult to spot junior utility player Mary Iakopo and senior outfielder Shannon Rhodes’ similarities. The...

Oklahoma outscores Texas softball 30-3 in 3-game series

Oklahoma outscores Texas softball 30-3 in 3-game series

Jaclyn Helton April 18, 2021
The Texas softball team was run-ruled three consecutive times by the No. 1-ranked Oklahoma Sooners this weekend, ending the series Sunday with a 9-0 loss in five innings.