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

Horns go 2-1 in Purple and Gold challenge

Chris Hummer March 7, 2011

The No. 12 Longhorns traveled to Louisiana this weekend like many UT students, but unlike the masses that were there for Mardi Gras, the Longhorns were there to take part in the LSU Purple & Gold...

Record-setting Hoagland leads team into Louisiana

Sara Beth Purdy March 4, 2011

  Taylor Hoagland, a sophomore right fielder from Flower Mound, Texas, rewrote the Big 12 record books last weekend. During the Cathedral City Classic in Southern California, she broke the...

Record-setting Hoagland leads team into Louisiana

Sara Beth Purdy March 4, 2011

Taylor Hoagland, a sophomore right fielder from Flower Mound, Texas, rewrote the Big 12 record books last weekend. During the Cathedral City Classic in Southern California, she broke the record for...

Horns show toughness in 5-0 victory over Baylor

Sara Beth Purdy February 21, 2011

The final game of the Time Warner Cable Texas Invitational was different than the first nine games of the Longhorn’s season. Texas put Missouri State away 5-0 after a defensive stalemate in the...

Offense off to slow start? No problem, Luna’s got it

Chris Hummer February 21, 2011

The Longhorns offense started off the game a little sluggishly on Sunday, until the 6th inning when it exploded for 5 runs, on their way to a 5-0 victory against Missouri State. Up until that point...

Clark establishes game plan for opponents

Sara Beth Purdy February 18, 2011

The Longhorns will face upward of 35 opponents, each with their own style this season. Oftentimes, they have less than a week to prepare for a game, which can be tricky, especially if they don’t...

Washington sets school record for triples

Chris Hummer February 18, 2011

The long ball once more paid off for the Longhorns, who scored more than 14 runs for the third game in a row. But a new threat emerged for the Texas offense in the form of freshman Brejae Washington,...

Longhorns finish game in third with mercy rule

Sara Beth Purdy February 18, 2011

Early season tournaments are meant to prepare a team for the rigors of their conference schedule and postseason, but at this rate, all Texas is learning to do is go home early. The Longhorns (6-0)...

Horns swing big in championship with hits from all eight starters

Chris Hummer February 14, 2011

The Longhorn offense exploded for 14 runs on 15 hits in the Texas Classic championship game Sunday in a 14-4 mercy-rule shortened win against the Louisville Cardinals. Each Longhorn in the starting...

Knocking Louisville out of park with power

Sara Beth Purdy February 14, 2011

Home runs are a rare occurrence in college softball. Even rarer is when a team can produce multiple throughout a weekend, much less in one game. This weekend, Texas went beyond expectations by tallying...

Big third inning turns out to be deciding factor in Longhorns’ 6-2 win

Chris Hummer February 11, 2011

Thursday’s season opener was tight through the first two inning, with no runs scores and pitchers largely dominating the game — the two sides combined for six strikeouts in that period. The...

Season opener blasts off with back-to-back shots

Sara Beth Purdy February 11, 2011

Fans came early, despite the cold, out to Red and Charline McCombs Field to watch the Longhorns take on the Louisville Cardinals in the 2011 softball season opener Thursday night. The offensive side...