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Texas draws Texas State and Texas A&M in tournament-opening regional

Texas is heading back to the postseason. Texas is one of 64 teams that has qualified for the Division I softball tournament, the NCAA announced on Sunday night. The Longhorns (31-24) were placed in a College Station-hosted regional that includes Texas State (41-15), Texas A&M (42-10) and Texas Southern (24-18). Read More

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Texas softball falls to Baylor to close out Big 12 tournament

The Texas softball team managed just two hits as it fell to Baylor 7-0 Saturday in the third-place game at the Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City. Gia Rodoni (15-2) and Kelsee Selman combined to shut out the Longhorns (31-24). Rodoni allowed two hits and struck out six, and Selman … Read More

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Texas softball splits first two games at Big 12 tournament

The Texas softball team split its two games Friday at the Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City, beating Texas Tech 7-1 and falling in the second game 3-0 to Oklahoma. Sydney Romero swung at the first pitch she saw in the first inning and hit a two-run homer to give … Read More

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Diamond Dust: Texas and the Big 12 softball tournament

The Big 12 softball tournament returns this weekend to ASA Hall of Fame Stadium Complex in Oklahoma City after a six year absence. Oklahoma was the last team to win the tournament in 2010, but the Sooners were also the very first conference tournament champion to be crowned in the … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Eyeing good grades and Big 12 titles during finals week

If you recently wandered onto the Texas campus, you might have found the textbook definition of a student-athlete. Longhorns juggled academics and athletics this week as final exams began on Wednesday. The baseball team didn’t have it that bad — the Longhorns don’t have any games scheduled this week so … Read More

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Texas catcher Taylor Ellsworth joins three teammates on Big 12 honor roll

Taylor Ellsworth began this school year in high school. She’ll finish it listed among the Big 12’s top players. On Wednesday, Ellsworth was placed on the first team of the All-Big 12 softball team. Ellsworth, a freshman catcher who skipped her senior season at Georgetown and enrolled early … Read More

Texas looks ahead to Big 12 tournament following shutout loss to Baylor

On Sunday afternoon, Texas honored the accomplishments of the seven seniors on its roster. Over the next week, Texas may get to determine just how long those collegiate careers last. The Longhorns stalled offensively at McCombs Field as No. 17 Baylor pulled away with a 4-0 win in the regular-season … Read More

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Texas softball ties series with Baylor

Devon Tunning and Celina Felix each doubled and combined to drive in three runs as the Texas softball team tied the series with Baylor, winning 3-1 on Saturday afternoon at McCombs Field. Tunning was 2 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI while Felix went 1 for 3 … Read More

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Home runs down Longhorns softball team in Waco

A pair of home runs was all the Baylor Bears needed to top the Texas Longhorns softball team 2-1 in a Big 12 contest in Waco on Friday evening. The loss is the Longhorns’ 11th of the season by one run. Sydney Christensen and Shelby McGlaun homered in back-to-back innings … Read More

Texas sports notebook: As her career winds down, Tiarra Davis is securing her softball legacy

On her first day at Texas, Tiarra Davis got pulled over. Davis, a freshman pitcher in 2013, had just said goodbye to her parents and went for a drive in Austin, her new city. But the city’s streets were tougher to navigate than Davis — who hailed from Henderson, a … Read More

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Diamond Dust: Texas vs. Baylor — a brief softball history lesson in heroics

Texas softball’s regular season comes to an end Sunday when the Longhorns and 17th-ranked Baylor conclude their three-game series at McCombs Field. Texas is 28-16 all-time against the Bears and hasn’t lost to Baylor at McCombs Field since May 15, 2011. As a matter of fact, both teams protect their … Read More

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Texas softball team picks up fourth straight shutout win

Randel Leahy homered and four Texas softball pitchers combined to shut out Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3-0 at McCombs Field on Wednesday. The win was the fourth straight shutout for the Longhorns. Brooke Bolinger earned the win for Texas (29-20), allowing no runs on three hits and striking out three through … Read More

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Trio of Westlake graduates to meet as Texas plays A&M-Corpus Christi

On Wednesday afternoon, a high school reunion will be held at McCombs Field. In preparation for this weekend’s series against Baylor, Texas (28-20) will host Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (11-33). The mid-week meeting will reunite Texas senior outfielder Stephanie Wong with A&M-Corpus Christi players Liz Carter and Lacey Boyd. Wong and … Read More

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Weather extends Texas softball squad’s shutout streak into Sunday

For Texas sports fans, Saturday’s schedule is clearing up. Due to rainy weather, the Texas and Kansas softball teams have moved the finale of their three-game series to Sunday. The postponement was announced just minutes after weather pushed Texas’ baseball game at Oklahoma State back a day on … Read More

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Longhorns softball team sweeps doubleheader against Kansas

Tiarra Davis pitched a complete game as she and the Longhorns softball team shut out the Kansas Jayhawks 2-0 to complete a sweep of Friday’s doubleheader in Lawrence, Kan. Davis (7-8) allowed just three hits as she struck out nine to earn the win. Stephanie Wong doubled in the fifth … Read More

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Diamond Dust: Is Texas in danger of missing the NCAA tournament?

The Texas softball team hit its lowest point of the season on Sunday when Iowa State picked up a 4-2 victory — the Cyclones’ first ever series win over the Longhorns and just the third single-game victory in 52 meetings. A series loss to Iowa State is the equivalent of losing to … Read More

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Longhorns softball team shuts out North Texas

Bekah Alcozer homered and Celina Felix knocked in two runs as the Texas Longhorns softball team shut out North Texas 6-0 on Wednesday at McCombs Field. Erica Wright (5-5) struck out six and picked up her fifth win of the season. She allowed four hits and walked three through six … Read More

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Iowa State wins its first ever series over Texas with 4-2 victory Sunday

Texas softball dropped its third Big 12 conference series on Sunday when Iowa State (18-32, 3-12) defeated Texas 4-2 at McCombs Field to take the three-game series. Prior to the Cyclones’ 2-1 win in the series opener Friday, Iowa State was 1-48 against Texas and its only other prior win also … Read More

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Texas softball bounces back with win over Iowa State

After a rare loss to Iowa State on Friday, the Texas softball team bounced back with a 7-1 win Saturday at McCombs Field. Tiarra Davis (6-8) allowed one run on just two hits through six innings. She struck out three and walked five. The Longhorns (25-19, 4-7 Big 12) scored … Read More

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Home run halts UT’s Big 12 softball winning streak

Kelsey McFarland hit a home run off Erica Wright that proved to be the game-winner as the Iowa State Cyclones defeated the Texas Longhorns 2-1 in a Big 12 softball contest at McCombs Field on Friday. The loss halted a three-game conference winning streak for the Longhorns (24-19, 3-7). Emma … Read More