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

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Jefferson’s hot bat fuels Texas’ 2 Saturday victories

Carter Yates March 8, 2020

Junior second baseman Janae Jefferson went 3-for-5 over two games Saturday as the No. 2 Texas Longhorns defeated the Texas Southern Tigers and the Liberty Flames by scores of 13-5 and 3-0, respectively. Saturday...

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Long at-bats power Texas softball to first win in 2020 Longhorn Invitational

Carter Yates March 7, 2020

Three separate Longhorns battled Liberty freshman pitcher Karlie Keeney for at-bats of at least nine pitches in Friday’s 2-0 win against the Flames. In the end, that’s what it took for the...

Texas softball looks to hold on to historic run during Texas Invitational

Seth Forman March 6, 2020

Not since the height of Texas’ first head coach Connie Clark’s program has the Texas softball team reached such heights. The team will try to continue that level of success in the 2020 Longhorn...

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Shannon Rhodes breaks offensive slump to bring Texas softball over Boise State

Carter Yates March 2, 2020

The Texas Longhorns, who had beaten two top-15 teams in the Judi Garman Classic tournament, were in trouble through three innings Sunday. Trailing 2-1 to unranked Boise State, the Texas bats had fallen...

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Texas softball gets fourth ranked win of the week

Seth Forman March 1, 2020

Coming off wins against No. 10 Louisiana, No. 1 UCLA and No. 2 Washington this week, the Texas Longhorns looked unstoppable. The run didn't last long, though.  In 14 innings across two games...

Texas displays plate discipline in win over No. 2 Washington

Carter Yates February 29, 2020

On the second night of a West Coast road trip, Texas went out and made history. For the first time in school history, the Longhorns beat the country’s No. 1 and No. 2 teams on back-to-back nights,...

No. 3 Texas softball triumphs over No. 1 Bruins in LA

Seth Forman February 28, 2020

On a night when two top five teams went at it in Los Angeles, No. 3 Texas softball triumphed over No. 1 UCLA. Texas traveled to California only one day after a doubleheader against another top 10 opponent...

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Texas travels west for matchup with No. 1 UCLA

Carter Yates February 27, 2020

Just two days removed from splitting a doubleheader against No. 10 Louisiana on Tuesday, the No. 3 Longhorns are making a trip to the west coast for a matchup with No. 1 UCLA. The Longhorns are now...

Texas splits early week doubleheader

Seth Forman February 26, 2020

In its Tuesday night doubleheader against top-10 opponent Louisiana, Texas just couldn’t seem to get to home plate. The Longhorns split the games against the Ragin’ Cajuns, falling 3-2 and...

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Texas opens up daunting week with doubleheader Tuesday

Carter Yates February 25, 2020

Saturday night marked the first time the Longhorns weren’t the superior team in the diamond this season.  Despite a gutsy, complete game from senior pitcher Miranda Elish, No. 4 Texas fell...

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Longhorns lose first game of the season in Texas Invitational Tournament

Seth Forman February 24, 2020

Texas entered the Texas Invitational Tournament at Red & Charline McCombs Field at 11–0. To start the weekend, the Longhorns continued to look like one of the nation’s elite teams. Blowout...

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Longhorn softball looks to remain undefeated through Texas Invitational

Seth Forman February 21, 2020

Winning the first 11 games of the season is a difficult task for any team. Staying undefeated is even harder. That is the challenge the Texas softball team faces this weekend.  Sitting at 11–0,...