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Texas softball wins series over Kansas in tight scoring last game

Texas softball wins series over Kansas in tight scoring last game

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 16, 2023

After an upset loss on Friday and a shutout win on Saturday, Texas softball takes the series 2–1 over Kansas with the rubber match finishing 3–2 in Texas’ favor. Friday’s game started out with...

Texas softball takes loss to Kansas in first night of series

Texas softball takes loss to Kansas in first night of series

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 15, 2023

No. 8 Texas softball got off to a poor start in this weekend series by losing to unranked Kansas on Friday in its first game back in Austin in three weeks. “I like the way our girls fought, but we...

No. 8 softball defeats Texas State with impressive pitching by Mac Morgan

No. 8 softball defeats Texas State with impressive pitching by Mac Morgan

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter April 12, 2023

No. 8 Texas softball left Texas State scoreless on Wednesday in San Marcos with a 4-0 win and a dominant performance by sophomore right-handed pitcher Mac Morgan. The Longhorns faced the Bobcats earlier...

Texas softball sweeps Iowa State 3-0 in weekend series

Texas softball sweeps Iowa State 3-0 in weekend series

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 9, 2023

No. 9/10 Texas softball wins its second series of conference play after a 3-0 sweep of Iowa State this weekend. Texas started strong in Ames, Iowa on Thursday by beating the Hawkeyes in only five innings....

Mac Morgan impresses in her first Texas softball season

Mac Morgan impresses in her first Texas softball season

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2023

Sophomore transfer Mac Morgan has shown her importance in and out of the pitching circle so far in Texas softball. “What impressed us about Mac, before we even really saw her throw, was just her personality,”...

No. 9/8 Texas softball suffers three losses to No. 1 Oklahoma

No. 9/8 Texas softball suffers three losses to No. 1 Oklahoma

Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia April 2, 2023

After coming off a 3–0 sweep of Texas Tech last weekend, the No. 9/8 Longhorns faced a losing weekend to No. 1 Oklahoma in a three game series. Hopes were high for the Longhorns in the first inning...

What makes Goode so good? Freshman Leighann Goode’s impressive addition to Texas softball

What makes Goode so good? Freshman Leighann Goode’s impressive addition to Texas softball

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter March 30, 2023

Freshman shortstop and second baseman Leighann Goode has had a strong start to the season, and along with other transfers and freshmen, has helped lead Texas softball to its impressive 30–5–1 record. “We...

Texas softball sweeps Longhorn Invitational with a final win against Louisiana

Texas softball sweeps Longhorn Invitational with a final win against Louisiana

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter March 5, 2023

No. 9 Texas closed out the Longhorn Invitational with a win against No. 24 Louisiana, 8–3. This victory gave an undefeated 5–0 record for Texas in their home weekend tournament. “We’re dangerous,...

No. 9/11 Texas defeats North Texas behind Leighann Goode’s 2-run home run, 4-2

No. 9/11 Texas defeats North Texas behind Leighann Goode’s 2-run home run, 4-2

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter March 1, 2023

No. 9/11 softball defeated North Texas 4-2 on Wednesday at Red & Charline McCombs Field with a change of momentum in the third inning that caused the Longhorns to grasp the win. Before Wednesday’s...

New season, familiar faces: A look at Texas softball’s toughest opponents in 2023

New season, familiar faces: A look at Texas softball’s toughest opponents in 2023

Moctezuma Perez, General Sports Reporter February 28, 2023

With Texas softball starting their 2023 campaign this month, the Longhorns seem poised to carry all the momentum they garnered from their run in the Women’s College World Series Championship Series....

Hailey Dolcini continues to contribute to Texas softball as a grad assistant

Hailey Dolcini continues to contribute to Texas softball as a grad assistant

Joseph Mireles, General Sports Reporter February 27, 2023

Hailey Dolcini made an instant impact on the softball team during her short time as a Longhorn.  In 2022, Dolcini transferred to Texas from Fresno State as a graduate student and quickly emerged as...

Viviana Martinez’s dominant performance leads No. 9/13 Texas to 8-2 victory over No. 10/12 Virginia Tech

Viviana Martinez’s dominant performance leads No. 9/13 Texas to 8-2 victory over No. 10/12 Virginia Tech

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter February 26, 2023

No. 9/13 Texas softball overcame No. 10/12 Virginia Tech with an 8-2 win on Saturday at Red & Charline McCombs Field with authoritative play by freshman shortstop and second baseman Viviana Martinez....

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