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Softball

Teagan Kavan goes full as No. 2 Texas escapes RV/NA Texas State, winning 1-0

Teagan Kavan goes full as No. 2 Texas escapes RV/NA Texas State, winning 1-0

Zachary Davis, General Sports Reporter February 29, 2024

Freshman pitcher Teagan Kavan is having herself a debut season.  In 32.2 innings pitched so far, Kavan has given up a total of six runs, has a team-high 35 strikeouts, and is posting an ERA of 1.29....

Left-handed pitcher Estelle Czech pitches the ball during the game against Stanford on Feb. 24, 2024.

No. 13/12 Stanford takes down No. 2 Texas, ending its undefeated season

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter February 25, 2024

The first was filled with action as both teams put runs on the board. In the top of the inning, Stanford’s sophomore shortstop River Mahler hit a deep pop fly to freshman left fielder Kayden Henry, who...

Catcher Reese Atwood prepares to catch a strike during Texas game against Louisiana on Feb. 23, 2024.

Reese Atwood gets first career grand slam in No. 2/2 Texas softball 9-0 win against Colorado State

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter February 24, 2024

In their second matchup, No. 2/2 Texas softball swept Colorado State 9-0, ending the game at the top of the fifth inning after sophomore designated player Reese Atwood’s first career grand slam. The...

The Texas Softball team waits for sophomore Reese Atwood at home plate after she hit a home run on Feb. 23, 2024. Atwood had 2 hits and 2 runs at this game against Colorado State to contribute to the Longhorns 7-0 win in the Lone Star State Invitational.

No. 2/2 Texas shuts out Colorado State 7-0

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter February 24, 2024

After winning against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette earlier in the evening 5-0, No. 2/2 Texas softball continued their winning streak with a shutout win over Colorado State, 7-0.  “We...

Right-handed pitcher Teagan Kaven pitches the ball to a batter during Texas game against the University of Louisiana on Feb. 23, 2024. The game was the Longhorns first in the Long Star State Invitational tournament this weekend.

Freshman pitcher Teagan Kavan goes the distance as No. 2 Texas softball takes down Louisiana

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter February 23, 2024

In its first game of the Lone Star State Invitational, hosted at the Red & Charline McCombs Field on Friday, Feb. 23, No. 2 Texas softball beat the RV/RV Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns 5-0, remaining undefeated...

Freshman infielder Victoria Hunter high-fives head coach Mike White as she runs past third base after hitting a home run on Feb. 21, 2024 against Houston Christian University. Hunters home run allowed her fellow freshman Kayden Henry to score a point for the Longhorns.

Tried and true freshman: meet the 2023 Texas softball recruiting class

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter February 23, 2024

Talent lies in every class and position of No. 2 Texas softball, making it a force to be reckoned with this season.  The freshman class has so far proven itself to be indispensable as the No. 4 recruiting...

Sophomore catcher Reese Atwood is surrounded by her teammates being celebrated after hitting a home run on Wednesday. Atwood finished the game against Houston Christian University with 3 hits and 1 run to contribute to the Longhorns 14-1 win.

No. 2 Texas Softball mercy rules Houston Christian, improves to 8–0 heading into Lone Star Invitational

Zach Davis, General Sports Reporter February 22, 2024

In its home opener, No. 2 Texas Softball took down Houston Christian 14-1 in five innings, remaining undefeated and improving its record to 8-0 on the season.  “I thought it was a great atmosphere...

No. 3/3 Texas softball defeats No. 2 Tennessee 2-1

No. 3/3 Texas softball defeats No. 2 Tennessee 2-1

Lauren Hightower, General Sports Reporter February 17, 2024

The last time Texas softball faced Tennessee was in the 2023 NCAA Super Regionals. Tennessee won the series, ending the Longhorns’ season. This year the Longhorns were back with redemption in mind...

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...

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