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Softball

Softball loses 16-game winning streak with loss against Louisiana

Softball loses 16-game winning streak with loss against Louisiana

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter March 31, 2022

Coming off a successful weekend sweep against the Kansas Jayhawks, Texas softball had an abundance of momentum heading into its match-up against the University of Louisiana Wednesday night at McCombs Field...

Texas softball rolls on to 16-game unbeaten streak with weekend sweep of Kansas

Texas softball rolls on to 16-game unbeaten streak with weekend sweep of Kansas

Nick Hargroue, Sports reporter March 28, 2022
The Longhorns swept the Jayhawks this weekend to open up conference play, combining hitting and pitching to outscore Kansas 27–10 across the three-game series.
McKenzie Parker, Janae Jefferson hit career milestones, steer Longhorn softball victory over

McKenzie Parker, Janae Jefferson hit career milestones, steer Longhorn softball victory over

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter March 22, 2022

Junior McKenzie Parker stepped onto Red & Charline McCombs Field for Tuesday’s game, freshly announced as the Co-Big 12 Player of the Week — her first career selection in the conference. “It’s...

Texas softball relies on freshmen trio Sophia Simpson, Mia Scott, Katie Cimusz early in season

Texas softball relies on freshmen trio Sophia Simpson, Mia Scott, Katie Cimusz early in season

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter March 10, 2022
Texas will need its star freshmen to continue their impressive seasons if the Longhorns are to sneak back into the top 25 and make a run at the postseason.
Texas softball welcomes spring transfers, builds experienced roster

Texas softball welcomes spring transfers, builds experienced roster

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter March 9, 2022

As Texas softball settles into their 2022 season, the team has picked back up on building the team’s chemistry from the fall. While the Longhorns have seen an abundance of familiar faces return to...

Pitcher Sophia Simpson throws the first pitch of the inning. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

Texas softball shows fight, but can’t get over hump in Crimson Classic in 2–2 split

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter March 6, 2022
Despite losing two winnable games against the No. 2 team in the country, the Longhorns showed resilience over the weekend and looked more comfortable on the road.
Hailey Dolcini racks up 14 strikeouts, leads Texas softball to victory against Sam Houston State

Hailey Dolcini racks up 14 strikeouts, leads Texas softball to victory against Sam Houston State

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter March 3, 2022

In an otherwise slow Wednesday night game, senior pitcher Hailey Dolcini brought the heat with an impressive 14 strikeout performance against Sam Houston State, leading the Longhorns to a 2–0 victory...

No. 23 Longhorn softball leaves UTSA, Tulsa in the dust in Round 2 of Texas Classic

No. 23 Longhorn softball leaves UTSA, Tulsa in the dust in Round 2 of Texas Classic

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter February 28, 2022

After a tough six-game losing streak, No. 23 Texas softball sought a crucial win against the University of Texas at San Antonio and Tulsa University this Sunday during their second round of the Texas Classic. With...

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No. 10 Texas softball fails to get on the board against No. 22 Arizona State in 2-0 loss

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter February 25, 2022
Impressive pitching from senior transfer Hailey Dolcini and sophomore Estelle Czech kept the Sun Devils under control, but the Longhorns offense couldn’t do the same as Arizona State ultimately shut out Texas 2-0.
First baseman Mary Iakopo catches a ball thrown to her, trying to halt her opponents efforts of returning to first base. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

Texas softball slips at St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter February 21, 2022

Coming off a successful game against McNeese State on Wednesday, the Longhorn softball team looked to continue its momentum into its second tournament of the season, where it would face off against four...

Pitcher Sophia Simpson throws the first pitch of the inning. Texas played McNeese State at Red & Charline McCombs Field on February 16, 2022.

Sophia Simpson, Mia Scott impress against McNeese St. in softball’s home-opening win

Nick Hargroue, Sports Reporter February 17, 2022

In Texas softball’s home opener, freshman pitcher Sophia Simpson dazzled with an impressive performance on the mound, and freshman infielder Mia Scott tied a school record for the most triples in a game...

Longhorn softball hits highs, lows during 1st tournament of season

Longhorn softball hits highs, lows during 1st tournament of season

Emma Hutchinson, Sports Reporter February 13, 2022

Entering their spring season, the No. 10 ranked Texas softball team brought the heat in Fort Myers over the weekend, competing in five matchups for the Florida Gulf Coast University Kickoff Classic.    The...

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