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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

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Longhorns looking to build consistency against Incarnate Word

Sydney Tasman May 1, 2019

The Longhorns have one final midweek game before their last regular season series. Texas, which is currently 10–6 in the Big 12, will see Incarnate Word at home on Wednesday night before playing...


Texas clutches series sweep over Kansas after Sunday victory

Sydney Tasman April 29, 2019

The third inning brought Texas exactly what it needed. The Longhorns entered Sunday’s final game against Kansas with a 2–0 series lead in hand, and no intentions of ending the weekend with...


Longhorns visit Kansas in final regular season road trip

Sydney Tasman April 26, 2019

Texas will travel to Lawrence, Kansas, this weekend to face the Jayhawks in one of their last in-season series. For many Longhorns, a familiar face will be waiting. Kansas head coach Jennifer McFalls...


Longhorns welcome top-ranked Oklahoma in renewal of Red River Rivalry

Sydney Tasman April 18, 2019

Texas has welcomed a number of talented teams to Austin this season but none quite like the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners. The Longhorns have lost each of the last 15 meetings with Oklahoma. Their last win...


Longhorns look to hurdle Houston before taking time off

Sydney Tasman April 10, 2019

Texas will see Houston at Red & Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday night before its first weekend off since the season opened in early February. The No. 6 Longhorns have played the fifth-toughest...


Texas comes home with first away series win against Texas Tech

Sydney Tasman April 8, 2019

Texas was able to outscore the Red Raiders, 2-0, on Sunday to capture its first series win this season away from McCombs Field. The Longhorns dropped Saturday’s game to the Raiders in a 3-2 decision...


Texas travels to Lubbock for series against Red Raiders

Sydney Tasman April 5, 2019

The No. 11 Longhorns will see No. 15 Texas Tech three times over the weekend in their fourth Big 12 series matchup of the season. Texas has pulled out wins each of the last 10 times it has faced the...


Iakopo’s home runs propels Longhorns to victory over Texas State

Sydney Tasman April 4, 2019

Mary Iakopo’s home run at the bottom of the third inning foreshadowed the way Texas would seal the deal in a 10-0 run-rule victory over Texas State on Wednesday.  “It feels good...


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...


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...


Longhorns focus on mental game before entering Big 12 competition

Sydney Tasman March 13, 2019

The Longhorns will face Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at home Wednesday night at 6 p.m.  The Islanders, who hold a 4–20 record so far, will be one of the six teams Texas faces before the Big...


Texas drops second game of Longhorn Invitational, ending home win streak

Sydney Tasman March 9, 2019

Texas left its offensive momentum behind in the first game of the Longhorn Invitational at  Red & Charline McCombs Field. The Longhorns saw their fourth loss of the season against the Minnesota...


Longhorns look to fix weekend mistakes in preparation for Longwood

Sydney Tasman March 6, 2019

The Longhorns will look to preserve their undefeated record at home this week in a doubleheader against Longwood University on Wednesday. Texas fell short of two victories at the end of last week’s...


Longhorns notch back-to-back victories on first day Sun Devil Classic

Sydney Tasman March 2, 2019

Back-to-back home runs for Texas in the third inning against Wisconsin were somewhat of a déjà vu for the Badger pitcher, Kaitlyn Menz. Outfielder Reagan Hathaway and catcher Taylor Ellsworth,...


Longhorns continue to roll, gain valuable experience as close wins highlight undefeated Texas Invitational

Sydney Tasman and Marcus Krum February 25, 2019

For Texas softball, there truly is no place like home. In the second home tournament of the season, the Longhorns continued their dominance at Red and Charline McCombs Field, going 5–0 in the...


Comeback victory helps extend win streak for Longhorns softball

Marcus Krum and Sydney Tasman February 24, 2019

Stepping up to the plate in the sixth inning, Bekah Alcozer needed to make something happen. With the bases loaded and Texas desperately needing some timely hitting after falling to 2-0 with Ole Miss,...


Team effort helps Texas dominate on first day of Texas Invitational

Sydney Tasman February 23, 2019

The Longhorns are getting it done — and fast. Texas began the Texas Invitational with two run-rule victories over Sam Houston State and Tulsa at Red & Charline McCombs Field, defeating both...


Elish shines on the mound while Longhorns run-rule Cal

Sydney Tasman February 15, 2019

The Longhorns added one more run-rule victory to their record Thursday by beating California, 10-0, in five innings at the Clearwater Invitational. Through five games, the Longhorns are averaging 8.4...


Texas continues to push limits heading into Clearwater Elite Invitational

Sydney Tasman February 14, 2019

After taking part in four games over just two days last weekend, the Longhorns had only one day of practice before they begin competition in the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitation in Florida on Thursday. Through...


Longhorns explode offensively in season-opening weekend

Sydney Tasman and Marcus Krum February 11, 2019

The Mike White era may have come a day late, but it did not disappoint. Playing three games Saturday after a rain-cancelled doubleheader Friday, then one more Sunday, the Texas softball team began the...


Spasojevic highlights the River Oaks Invitational with four singles wins

Sydney Tasman October 30, 2018

Texas women’s tennis had four players representing the burnt orange this past weekend at the River Oaks Invitational in Houston. Competing for the Longhorns was senior Katie Poluta, Petra Granic,...


Longhorns duel in regional finals

Sydney Tasman October 24, 2018

The Texas women’s tennis team reigned supreme this past weekend at the ITA Texas Regionals Championship in College Station. Texas had a rare occurrence that resulted from its stellar play —...


Doubles victory at H-E-B Invitational highlights Longhorns’ action-packed weekend

Sydney Tasman October 9, 2018

The Longhorn women’s tennis team members have been on the go this past week.  Some members of the team have been competing in Pacific Palisades, California, at the Riviera/ITA Women’s...


Turati wins singles title in Hilton Head tournament

Sydney Tasman October 2, 2018

Longhorn women’s tennis All-American Bianca Turati secured the singles title at the International Tennis Federation pro circuit 15k tournament in Hilton Head, South Carolina, this past weekend. ...

Joffe looking for improvement from Longhorn tennis team

Sydney Tasman September 25, 2018

The Longhorn women’s tennis team knows it needs dramatic improvement after last weekend’s tournament at Furman University. Texas left South Carolina on the final day of the Debbie Southern...

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