The Longhorns are 4-3 going into the series finale Sunday against UConn. (Andy Nietupski for AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

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Rain abruptly ends road trips for Texas’ baseball and softball teams

Posted April 30th, 2017

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Due to rainy weather, Texas had baseball and softball games wiped off the schedule on Sunday.

The baseball team was set to close out a three-game series at Oklahoma State, while the softball squad was being hosted by Kansas. In an effort to beat this weekend’s weather forecast, the two teams scheduled double-headers on Friday and series finales on Saturday. On Saturday, though, those third games were delayed until Sunday.

Those weekend-ending games were cancelled a day later. They will not be rescheduled.

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This weekend’s road trips weren’t a complete waste for the Longhorns. Texas (30-16) improved to 9-8 in Big 12 play on the baseball field with its 5-4 and 7-0 wins over Oklahoma State on Friday. The Longhorns (28-20; 6-8) also earned a softball sweep with its 10-0 and 2-0 wins in Lawrence.

Texas will next play baseball on Tuesday when it hosts UT-Arlington at UFCU-Disch Falk Field. The following day, Texas and A&M-Corpus Christi will play softball at McCombs Field.

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