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

All content by Jaclyn Helton
Longhorns look to make their way into College World Series after tough loss to OSU

Longhorns look to make their way into College World Series after tough loss to OSU

May 29, 2021

The Texas softball team has suffered merely 13 losses all season. Five of those losses have come at the hands of Oklahoma State. “Sure, we are 0—5 (against Oklahoma State) but the game doesn’t...

Texas defense falters against Oklahoma State, looks to work on ‘the little things’ for rest of weekend

Texas defense falters against Oklahoma State, looks to work on ‘the little things’ for rest of weekend

April 30, 2021
The Texas softball defense committed two costly errors, compared to Oklahoma State’s zero, en route to a 3-1 defeat on Friday night.
Texas softball utilizes heavy hitters to close out Big 12 series against Kansas

Texas softball utilizes heavy hitters to close out Big 12 series against Kansas

April 25, 2021
The Texas softball team has catapulted to a No. 9 ranking this season behind a historically high-powered offense, and it needed every bit of that firepower to squeak by Kansas with a 10-8 win Sunday.
No. 9 Texas finds sweet spot in third inning in doubleheader sweep of Kansas

No. 9 Texas finds sweet spot in third inning in doubleheader sweep of Kansas

April 24, 2021

Texas started slow but quickly heated up in both third innings of Saturday’s doubleheader against Kansas. The No. 9 Longhorns managed an 8-1 victory in their first game of the day and a 10-1 run-rule...

Mckenzie Parker on growing up a Longhorn and ‘flipping the switch’ with Texas softball

Mckenzie Parker on growing up a Longhorn and ‘flipping the switch’ with Texas softball

April 23, 2021
The Texas softball team is now into conference play with a 31-6 overall record, and McKenzie Parker’s power at the plate combined with her athleticism and sure hands in the field has made her the crowned jewel on the No. 7-ranked team in the nation.
Oklahoma outscores Texas softball 30-3 in 3-game series

Oklahoma outscores Texas softball 30-3 in 3-game series

April 18, 2021
The Texas softball team was run-ruled three consecutive times by the No. 1-ranked Oklahoma Sooners this weekend, ending the series Sunday with a 9-0 loss in five innings.
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Texas softball unable to get out of slump, drops second straight game against Sooners

April 17, 2021
For the second game in a row this weekend, Oklahoma run-ruled the Texas softball team in the fifth inning, ending Saturday's game 10-2.
Texas Longhorns secure win over Iowa State with second-inning rally

Texas Longhorns secure win over Iowa State with second-inning rally

April 9, 2021

The No. 7 Texas Longhorns completed a gritty 8-5 win over the Iowa State Cyclones on Friday night at the Cyclone Sports Complex in Ames, Iowa, with a massive second-inning rally. In the first inning...

Texas softball offense dominates UT-Arlington with 12-0 run-rule victory

Texas softball offense dominates UT-Arlington with 12-0 run-rule victory

April 7, 2021
The Longhorn softball team came out swinging Wednesday night, showing no mercy to the UT-Arlington Mavericks with a 12-0 run-rule victory.
Sophomore Shea O’Leary throws complete game shutout in Big 12 opener, dominates Texas Tech in 5-0 win

Sophomore Shea O’Leary throws complete game shutout in Big 12 opener, dominates Texas Tech in 5-0 win

April 2, 2021

Sophomore pitcher Shea O'Leary controlled the tempo of the game and led from the circle to lead Texas to a complete game shutout and a 5-0 victory in the Longhorns’ Big 12 opener against Texas Tech.  The...

Longhorn softball run-rules UT-Arlington in nonconference tune-up

March 28, 2021

The Texas softball team finished off the Bevo Classic tournament on Sunday with a 9-1 run-rule victory against an overmatched University of Texas at Arlington squad, setting themselves in a comfortable...

5-run rally in 6th inning leads Texas softball to win over South Dakota

March 26, 2021

The Texas softball team found themselves in a scare Friday afternoon, trailing by five runs to South Dakota in the waning innings of the game. With their backs against the wall, the Longhorns reeled...

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Texas softball battle wind, No. 15 Louisiana in split doubleheader

March 19, 2021

Texas and Louisiana battled it out against each other — and the wind — Thursday. The No. 10 Longhorns faced off against the No. 15 Ragin’ Cajuns in a doubleheader at Red and Charline...

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Texas softball rallies in seventh inning to buck Cowgirls 5-2

March 17, 2021

The Texas softball team found themselves in a stalemate with McNeese State until the top of the seventh inning, where they managed a major comeback to pick up a 5-2 win.   “We knew it was...

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Texas gets back in the win column with 10-6 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

March 11, 2021

With wind whipping all over Red and Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday night, the No. 10 Texas softball team defeated the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders 10-6. Freshman pitcher Courtney Day...

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Rainy weather delays nail-biting contest against No. 12 LSU

March 6, 2021

The No.7-ranked Texas Longhorns were unable to finish their highly anticipated contest against No.12 LSU on Friday night as multiple rain delays resulted in a postponement. The game will be finished...

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Freshman pitcher deals promising performance in Texas softball win

March 4, 2021

In its second run-rule victory of the season, the No. 7 Texas softball team beat the University of Houston 9-0 on Wednesday in a dominant five-inning game.     With the Texas offense lighting...

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Longhorn pitching battles with Mississippi State offense in close Saturday ranked matchup

February 27, 2021

The No. 7 Longhorns carried their strong pitching momentum and offensive domination from Friday into the second day of the Lone Star State Invitational at Red and Charline McCombs Field. In their first...

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No.7 Longhorns dominate from the mound in their return to McCombs Field

February 27, 2021

The overcast skies did not stop No.7-ranked Texas softball team from confidently securing two wins on the first day of the Lone Star Invitational on Friday against Sam Houston State and Lamar University.  “It...

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Longhorn softball looks forward to a ‘tough’ season against challenging schedule

February 22, 2021

In anticipation for the Longhorns’ first game since the shortened spring season, softball head coach Mike White told reporters in a Feb. 9 teleconference that the outlook for the upcoming season...