With a chance to take a conference series before game three on the way to the Big 12 tournament, the Longhorns dropped another one-run game, this time to the West Virginia Mountaineers, 4-3. Junior Morgan Cooper took the loss in what was likely his final start at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, and sophomore Kody Clemens was the only Texas batter to have multiple hits on the day, smacking two of the team’s seven hits.
With a long time in between the series finale against TCU and tonight’s game against UIW, the Texas Longhorns had to deal with final exams as well as down time they have not experienced since before the season started. Texas showed few signs of rust tonight as they cruised past a 20-32 Cardinals team, 10-3. Sophomore Nick Kennedy’s starting effort earned not only his eighth win, but also Texas’ 12th midweek victory in 14 games.
Texas traveled to Sugar Land to take on the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns in a midweek match-up at Constellation Field.
They forgot their bats and arms at home. A six-run second boosted by a Louisiana grand slam and silence from the Longhorn bats all evening allowed for UL to cruise to an easy win, 8-1
Texas looked to take the series from the University of New Orleans on a dreary day with the wind blowing in. Although the weather was bleak, the Horns got a bright performance on the mound from junior Morgan Cooper. Cooper’s fast start and Texas’ first inning rally were enough for Texas to defeat the Privateers, 3-2, and take the series.
Prior to this weekend’s non-conference series against the University of New Orleans, head coach David Pierce talks adding experience in these last few weeks, playing non-conference in the middle of conference season, and what it takes to make the tournament.
In a minor milestone for head coach David Pierce, Texas matched their win total from 2016 in a Tuesday night 2-0 victory over Texas State
While many of you were watching Jordan Spieth put together a great -4 round on moving day at Augusta, the Horns took game two and the series from the Oklahoma Sooners.
Whenever Texas’ archrival Oklahoma in town, rankings and stats can be thrown out the window. Whoever plays the cleanest game and best controls their emotions usually ends up winning.
Following sophomore Nolan Kingham’s dominant complete game shutout yesterday, Texas looked to junior Morgan Cooper to help Texas defeat Kansas State and take its first conference series in 2017.
Texas took advantage of two major middle inning UT Rio Grande Valley mistakes to take the lead and senior Jon Malmin silenced RGV bats in a career best performance, earning the win in Texas’ 9-7 victory.