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


Two knee surgeries left Reagan Hathaway unable to walk. Now, she’s leaving it behind her

Marcus Krum April 2, 2019

Reagan Hathaway knew as soon as it happened that it wasn’t good. It was a beautiful day in Austin when Hathaway was playing center field for the Texas softball team in a high-stakes home game...


Elish helps avoid sweep after Longhorns drop first two games

Marcus Krum April 1, 2019

The start of conference play may be a “new season,” but the first road games in conference are a whole different animal. That sentiment was made loud and clear to the Longhorns this weekend...


O’Leary knocked out of game early in blowout loss

Marcus Krum March 31, 2019

The last two games have been nothing short of a roller coaster for pitcher Shea O’Leary. On Wednesday, she threw her first career perfect game in a 2-0 road win over Baylor, the best pitching...


Pitcher’s duel ends in disappointment as Longhorns fall in Stillwater

Marcus Krum March 31, 2019

Miranda Elish did all she could in the circle for Texas. The pitcher/designated player who has been effective all season from the rubber threw another outstanding pitching performance on Friday in Stillwater....


O’Leary throws perfect game in road game at Baylor

Sydney Tasman March 28, 2019

When the shades are on, Shea O’Leary is seemingly unstoppable. O’Leary, who is never seen in the circle without sunglasses tucked under her burnt orange Nike headband, completed a perfect...


First conference road test looms as Longhorn rotation clicks

Marcus Krum March 27, 2019

As Big 12 play enters full swing, it’s time for the good teams to start to show they’re just that. With four conference games coming this week, the Texas softball team will be looking to hit...


Power surge: Texas batters Iowa State to open conference play with series sweep

Marcus Krum March 25, 2019

Red and Charline McCombs Field has never been an easy place to display power from the plate. Someone must have forgotten to tell the Texas softball team about that this weekend. The Longhorns utilized...


O’Leary battles through adversity en route to big Game 2 victory over Iowa State

Marcus Krum March 23, 2019

The start of pitcher Shea O’Leary’s collegiate softball career had been a breeze. The freshman allowed just three runs in her 55.2 innings of work before conference play. Yet, in what was...


Elish dazzles against Iowa State with no-hitter, grand slam

Marcus Krum March 23, 2019

Stepping up to the plate with the bases loaded in the fifth, pitcher Miranda Elish was gifted an opportunity. By driving in a run, Elish would have sealed her second career no-hitter on a walk-off win...


Longhorns blow past Lipscomb in last game before Big 12 competition

Sydney Tasman March 19, 2019

Five is the number of the day for the Longhorns. After being ranked fifth in the NCAA's first Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) on Monday, Texas shut out the Lipscomb Bisons 5-0. The Longhorns stayed...


Longhorns ride luck of O’Leary to win over Tennessee

Sydney Tasman March 17, 2019

The Longhorns closed out the Tennessee Invitational with a 2-0 St. Patrick’s Day win over No. 6 Tennessee. Texas dropped their second game on Friday to the Volunteers, scoring five runs late in...


Longhorn pitching staff makes improvements in day 2 of Tennessee Invitational

Sydney Tasman March 16, 2019

Texas’ pitching staff saved the game against BYU on Saturday after head coach Mike White emphasized the need to improve in the circle. The Longhorns completed their second day of the Tennessee...