The Texas softball team has had plenty to celebrate in its first couple of weekends under coach Mike White. [Rodolfo Gonzalez for AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

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Texas softball sets school record for run-rule victories at Kansas

Posted April 27th, 2019

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The Texas softball team took another run-rule win Saturday, topping Kansas 10-1 in five innings in Lawrence.

The 15th run-rule win of the season breaks the school record set by the 2011 team and tied in 2014.

Lauren Burke and Kaitlyn Washington each went 2-for-2. Burke drove in three runs, and Washington scored twice.

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Mary Iakopo and Janae Jefferson each had two RBIs for Texas. Jefferson also scored twice, as did Reagan Hathaway.

McKenzie Parker scored and drove in a run for the Longhorns.

Texas (38-12, 9-6 Big 12) managed to push 10 runs across home plate without an extra-base hit.

Brooke Bolinger improved to 9-3, allowing one run on three hits in four innings. She struck out five and didn’t surrender a walk.

Shea O’Leary returned to action after an ankle injury had sidelined her since April 10, pitching one inning of relief. She allowed one hit and had two strikeouts.

The Longhorns scored six runs in the third inning to make it 10-0.

The Texas softball team took another run-rule win Saturday, topping Kansas 10-1 in five innings in Lawrence.

The 15th run-rule win of the season breaks the school record set by the 2011 team and tied in 2014.

Lauren Burke and Kaitlyn Washington each went 2-for-2. Burke drove in three runs, and Washington scored twice.

Mary Iakopo and Janae Jefferson each had two RBIs for Texas. Jefferson also scored twice, as did Reagan Hathaway.

McKeznie Parker scored and drove in a run for the Longhorns.

Texas (38-12, 9-6 Big 12) managed to push 10 runs across home plate without an extra-base hit.

Brooke Bolinger improved to 9-3, allowing one run on three hits in four innings. She struck out five and didn’t surrender a walk.

Shea O’Leary returned to action after an ankle injury had sidelined her since April 10, pitching one inning of relief. She allowed one hit and had two strikeouts.

The Longhorns scored six runs in the third inning to make it 10-0.

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