Longhorn outfielder Tate Shaw watches his ball go deep into the outfield against Northwestern at UFCU Disch-Faulk Field on March 4, 2018. JAMIE HARMS / FOR AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Following a four-win week, No. 23 Texas holds steady in national baseball poll

Posted March 5th, 2018

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Listed 23rd in last week’s D1Baseball poll, Texas held onto that ranking on Monday.

Texas went 4-1 during a busy week at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. On Tuesday, the Longhorns tossed a one-hitter in a 2-0 win over UT-San Antonio. After losing 6-2 to Northwestern on Friday, Texas scored 38 runs in three routs of the Wildcats.

The Longhorns (8-4) will soon have a chance to impress those who compile D1Baseball’s poll. On Thursday, Texas are set to open a four-game homestand against Stanford. The nation’s seventh-ranked team is 11-1, but Stanford has only played one game away from home.

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Last year, Stanford took three of the four games it played in California against Texas.

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