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Softball

Texas softball loses to Virginia Tech in extras to start Lone Star State Invitational, 6-5

Texas softball loses to Virginia Tech in extras to start Lone Star State Invitational, 6-5

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 25, 2023

No. 9/13 Texas softball started out another home weekend with an unanticipated loss to No. 10/12 Virginia Tech in the Lone Star State invitational in extra innings.  “Well, I thought we came out...

Longhorns shutout UIW to close out the Texas Classic

Longhorns shutout UIW to close out the Texas Classic

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 20, 2023

No. 9/13 Texas softball put a close on its Texas Classic weekend at home with an 8–0 win over University of the Incarnate Word. The Longhorns started out with a promising lead when sophomore Mia Scott,...

No. 13 softball remains undefeated in Texas Classic, Leighann Goode makes Texas softball history

No. 13 softball remains undefeated in Texas Classic, Leighann Goode makes Texas softball history

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter February 19, 2023

On the second day of the Texas Classic, the No. 13 Longhorns remained undefeated in the tournament and overcame both Omaha and Loyola Chicago for the second time in two days on Saturday at Red & Charline...

Longhorns kick off Texas Classic with back-to-back wins

Longhorns kick off Texas Classic with back-to-back wins

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 18, 2023

No. 9 Texas softball dominated in their first day of their weekend in Austin for the Texas Classic, outscoring Loyola Chicago and Omaha 11-4 and 7-6, respectively. Junior Alyssa Washington said that...

Softball’s Mia Scott is set for another big season

Softball’s Mia Scott is set for another big season

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 17, 2023

After playing a key role in Texas’ improbable Women’s College World Series run in 2022, sophomore third baseman phenom Mia Scott is currently on USA Softball’s top 50 watch list for National Collegiate...

Freshman right-handed Citlaly Gutierrez throws a pitch at home opener against Lamar University on Feb. 15, 2023.

No. 13 softball topples Lamar 8-2 in home opener

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter February 16, 2023

No. 13 Texas softball defeated Lamar 8-2 in its home opener on Wednesday with solid performances from its freshman newcomers. The Longhorns advanced their all-time winning record against Lamar to 6–1...

Texas softball opens season at Clearwater Invitational

Texas softball opens season at Clearwater Invitational

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 12, 2023

No. 6/9 Texas softball opened its 2023 campaign on Friday, Feb. 10 in the Clearwater Invitational, scoring 20 runs in its first day alone. Starting out Friday, Texas' first matchup was against No. 23...

Texas softball to face multiple early season tests

Texas softball to face multiple early season tests

Tori Garcia, General Sports Reporter January 31, 2023

After a 10-5 loss to the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2022 Women’s College World Series finals, Texas left without a national championship trophy held above their heads. However, former senior catcher...

Meet Texas softball’s newcomers

Meet Texas softball’s newcomers

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 23, 2023

No. 14 Texas softball added seven new players to the roster, including five true freshmen and two transfers. The Horns 2022 signing class ranks 12th nationally, according to Extra Inning.  Maddie Pomykalski Pomykalski...

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Softball coach Mike White already building Texas legacy after 4th year

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter July 21, 2022

Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the July 19, 2022 flipbook. As a man who coaches a female sport, Mike White, Texas softball head coach, might seem a bit out of place to the untrained...

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How Texas softball used 2021 finish to fuel 2022 run to WCWS finals

Jacob Parr, Sports Reporter June 23, 2022

After being eliminated from the 2021 postseason by Oklahoma State, Texas softball entered the 2022 season with something to prove. Fueled by offseason acquisitions like pitchers Hailey Dolcini and Estelle...

Longhorns drop Women’s College World Series finals to dominant Oklahoma

Longhorns drop Women’s College World Series finals to dominant Oklahoma

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter June 10, 2022

Texas entered Thursday 6–0 when facing elimination in the NCAA Tournament. But win number seven proved to be elusive due to a talented and determined Oklahoma softball squad that simply would not be...

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