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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Softball

No. 3 Texas softball continues hot start, beating No. 9 Stanford

No. 3 Texas softball continues hot start, beating No. 9 Stanford

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter February 17, 2024

No. 3 Longhorn softball continued their undefeated start to the season in a 9-2 win over No. 9 Stanford at the Clearwater Invitational on Friday.  Texas’ defense continued to be dominant, giving...

Texas softball moves to No. 3 following undefeated Stacy Winsberg Tournament

Texas softball moves to No. 3 following undefeated Stacy Winsberg Tournament

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter February 14, 2024

After a monumental 5-0 weekend, the Longhorns have moved their way up in the ESPN and USA Softball rankings to No. 3 after previously being ranked No. 8/5. Texas softball started its season undefeated,...

Texas softball bullpen shines in 3-2 win against UCLA

Texas softball bullpen shines in 3-2 win against UCLA

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter February 10, 2024

Texas softball started their season with a bang and a 2-0 record.  After a run-rule and a five-inning no-hitter 19-0 win against San Diego earlier in the day, No. 8/5 Texas softball took down No. 10/8...

Texas softball excited to hit the road to start the 2024 season

Texas softball excited to hit the road to start the 2024 season

Lindsey Plotkin, Associate Sports Editor February 9, 2024

To start its season, No. 8/5 Texas softball will pack its bags and hit the road to play some of the best teams in the country.  The Longhorns will travel to Los Angeles, California to play San Diego...

Former Longhorn second basemen Janae Jefferson returns to Austin for pro softball journey

Former Longhorn second basemen Janae Jefferson returns to Austin for pro softball journey

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter July 23, 2023

Janae Jefferson, former Texas second baseman, had only left the Forty Acres for a year before deciding to return back to Austin, the place where she made a name for herself with the Texas softball program....

Texas softball season comes to an end after devastating loss to Tennessee

Texas softball season comes to an end after devastating loss to Tennessee

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 28, 2023

After reaching the championship match of the Women's College World Series last year, Texas fell short of that goal this season by ending the NCAA Super Regionals in a 2–0 series loss to Tennessee. “It's...

No. 8 Texas softball falls short to No. 4 Tennessee, loses first game of Knoxville Super Regional

No. 8 Texas softball falls short to No. 4 Tennessee, loses first game of Knoxville Super Regional

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter May 27, 2023

The No. 8 Texas Longhorns approached the first game of the Knoxville Super Regional matchup on Friday against Tennessee hopeful and feeling prepared, but the reality of the outcome proved otherwise. Before...

Texas softball dominates Texas A&M for second time in NCAA Regionals

Texas softball dominates Texas A&M for second time in NCAA Regionals

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 23, 2023

After a close matchup against Texas A&M the day before, Texas softball prevailed once more against the Aggies in a 10-5 lead in Austin on Sunday. Texas started off strong with four runs scored in...

Freshman right-handed Citlaly Gutierrez throws a pitch at home opener against Lamar University on Feb. 15, 2023.

Texas softball finishes off NCAA Regionals with a close win against Texas A&M

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 20, 2023

After taking down Seton Hall in a five-inning shutout at home on Friday, Texas softball conquered second-seed Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA Regionals, with a 2-1 score in Austin. Both...

Texas softball drops Big 12 championship after loss to Oklahoma

Texas softball drops Big 12 championship after loss to Oklahoma

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 17, 2023

No. 7 Texas softball fell to No. 1 Oklahoma in the final round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship in a 6-1 upset this weekend, allowing the Sooners to continue their 43-game winning streak. Oklahoma...

No. 7 Texas softball advances to Big 12 Softball Championship finals

No. 7 Texas softball advances to Big 12 Softball Championship finals

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter May 17, 2023

No. 7 Texas snatched a 9-1 five-inning game win over Kansas to advance to the Big 12 Softball Championship finals in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Longhorns displayed a team-effort win with every player...

Freshman right-handed Citlaly Gutierrez throws a pitch at home opener against Lamar University on Feb. 15, 2023.

Texas softball overcomes Texas Tech in close 8-inning matchup, advances in Big 12 Championship tournament

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 11, 2023

No. 2-seeded Texas softball mounted an impressive comeback win against No. 7-seeded Texas Tech in Oklahoma City in the first round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship. Earlier this season,...

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