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Softball

McCombs Field sees record-breaking attendance numbers, builds connection between team and fans

McCombs Field sees record-breaking attendance numbers, builds connection between team and fans

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter April 25, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 22, 2022 flipbook. Texas softball took the Red and Charline McCombs Field by storm against Oklahoma last weekend, rounding up the largest crowd...

Texas softball fails to overcome pitching dominance of Oklahoma State

Texas softball fails to overcome pitching dominance of Oklahoma State

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter April 25, 2022

Texas softball resumed Big 12 Conference play this weekend, facing off against No. 6 Oklahoma State in what turned out to be a three-game bust (3-2, 3-0, 2-1) for the Longhorns.  Entering the series...

Softball’s Hailey Dolcini nominated for national leadership award

Softball’s Hailey Dolcini nominated for national leadership award

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter April 21, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 19, 2022 flipbook. The cool, calm and collected demeanor that led Dolcini to the seven-inning, two-run performance also earned her an ERA of 2.37...

Cat Osterman recognition

Cat Osterman recognition

Ethan Ferguson, Sports Reporter April 21, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 19, 2022 flipbook. A Texas softball player will never wear the number eight again. Longhorn legend Cat Osterman earned claim to her collegiate...

No. 16 Texas softball puts away Houston in final home game until May

No. 16 Texas softball puts away Houston in final home game until May

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter April 20, 2022

Texas softball lit up Red and Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday night, firing off three home runs within the first two innings.    Junior outfielder Lou Gilbert launched her first home run of the...

Texas softball falls short against a dominant pitching performance from Oklahoma’s Bahl

Texas softball falls short against a dominant pitching performance from Oklahoma’s Bahl

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter April 18, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 15, 2022 flipbook. No love is lost in matchups between Texas and Oklahoma, and Thursday’s battle was no exception. In a game that had been sold...

Down go the champs: Texas softball stuns No. 1 Oklahoma in emotional win

Down go the champs: Texas softball stuns No. 1 Oklahoma in emotional win

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter April 16, 2022
Graduate transfer pitcher Hailey Dolcini gave up only two hits, emulating Longhorn great Cat Osterman, who had her jersey retired at Red & Charline McCombs Field Saturday.
Sophomore Physical Culture and Sports major JJ Smith slides into third base, safe. Smith is a Catcher and First baseman and had two hits and two doubles in the game against UT Arlington.

Texas’ strong start not enough, Oklahoma pulls away late to take series

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter April 16, 2022

In what felt like déjà vu of Thursday’s game to start, Oklahoma put a world of hurt on the Longhorns with a fifth inning onslaught, ending all hope of a Texas series win. Oklahoma teed off on sophomore...

As Red River Rivalry approaches, Texas softball looks to bounce back from history of defeat against Oklahoma 

As Red River Rivalry approaches, Texas softball looks to bounce back from history of defeat against Oklahoma 

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

Texas softball will have three chances this week to beat undefeated Oklahoma in front of a sold-out crowd.    After Texas enjoyed an effortless win against UT-Arlington last Wednesday, its attention...

Bats come alive, Texas softball feasts against UT-Arlington

Bats come alive, Texas softball feasts against UT-Arlington

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter April 6, 2022

On an otherwise chilly Wednesday night at Red and Charline McCombs Field, the Longhorns’ lineup brought the heat as Texas softball notched 14 hits in a 14–4 run-rule victory over UT-Arlington in five...

Texas softball completes sweep over Iowa State in 3-0 shutout

Texas softball completes sweep over Iowa State in 3-0 shutout

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter April 3, 2022
Texas will take a pause from conference play Wednesday to play the University of Texas at Arlington as the team prepares to take on No. 1-ranked Oklahoma next weekend.
Texas softball honors head coach Mike White, takes two consecutive wins over Iowa State

Texas softball honors head coach Mike White, takes two consecutive wins over Iowa State

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter April 3, 2022

In two high-octane thrillers, Texas softball pulled off back-to-back wins in walk-off fashion against Iowa State on Friday and Saturday. The team’s positive atmosphere and drive is a product of head...

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