Texas draws Texas A&M in first round of NCAA softball regional

Texas and Texas A&M, which have been mostly denied regular-season competition since the Aggies bolted for the SEC in 2012, still are considered viable rivals and noteworthy opponents by the NCAA. The latest non-football meeting between the two old rivals will come in softball; Texas and Texas A&M on Friday … Read More

Going out in style? Texas softball says goodbye to five seniors on Saturday

For the past month, the Texas softball team has focused on closing out the regular season with a bang, and the Longhorns have turned heads nationally, winning 10 of their last 11 games. Now they have to hope that the NCAA selection committee has paid attention to that recent surge … Read More

Longhorns offense explodes again to lead UT past Iowa State

The Texas softball team completed the sweep of Iowa State (20-33, 1-14 Big 12) Sunday with another offensive explosion against the Cyclones. The Longhorns (37-14, 10-7) strung together 13 hits on the way to a 10-0 run-rule victory Sunday in Ames, Iowa. Texas had a team batting average of .476 … Read More

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Longhorns trounce Iowa St. in series opener

A 10-run third inning propeled the Texas Longhorns softball team to a resounding 15-2, five-inning win over the Iowa State Cyclones in Ames, Iowa, on Friday afternoon. The Longhorns (35-14, 8-7 Big 12) hit four home runs while Tiarra Davis (21-9) allowed just one run on five hits in the … Read More

Longhorns look for some momentum as regular season nears end

The Texas softball team will be looking on continuing its momentum as the Longhorns (34-14, 7-7) make their final road trip of the regular season this week for three game series with last place Iowa State in Ames, Iowa. The Longhorns have four games left in the regular season, including … Read More

Texas goes through motions to top North Texas 4-2

At this point of the season, a mid-week, non-conference game for the Texas softball team is just another practice. So when the Longhorns looked as though they were going through the motions during the final innings of a 4-2 win over North Texas Wednesday at McCombs Field, it could almost … Read More

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Tiarra Davis named Big 12 pitcher of the week

Tiarra Davis was selected as the Big 12 pitcher of the week on Tuesday after guiding the Longhorns to a weekend series win over Kansas. It’s the first time Davis has received the award during her career at Texas.  She had two complete game shutouts against the Jayhawks and struck … Read More

Lindsey Stephens’ grand slam lifts Texas to a 6-0 win over Kansas

Lindsey Stephens is on the list of the best players in college softball for a reason – she’s at her best when it’s the most critical. So when Kansas walked three straight batters in the fourth inning to bring Stephens to the plate , she knew it was time to … Read More

With Clark’s 800th win behind them, Texas softball focuses on Big 12 stretch run

Now that 800 wins are in Connie Clark’s rearview mirror, the Texas softball team is focused on adding at least eight more to her ledger. Clark, the only coach the softball program has ever had, posted her 800th career victory Wednesday when the Longhorns beat Texas Southern. But Texas’ final … Read More

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WATCH: Softball coach Connie Clark take pies to her face after 800th win

With Texas softball’s 6-0 win over Texas Southern last night at Red & Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday, the Longhorns celebrated their 31st win of the season. But for head coach Connie Clark, it set a new landmark in her coaching career – her 800th victory. Longhorns players decided … Read More

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Longhorns softball team earns Clark her 800th win

Paige von Sprecken struck out seven batters on her way to tossing a complete game shutout as the Texas Longhorns softball team earned Connie Clark her 800th career victory by defeating Texas Southern 6-0 at Red & Charline McCombs Field on Wednesday night. The win makes it four in a … Read More

Texas softball team rallies to beat Oklahoma State 5-3

Paige von Sprecken shut off her brain when she stepped in the batter’s box in the bottom of the fifth inning Saturday afternoon at McCombs Field. The Texas Longhorns had one out and two runners in scoring position, and they were facing a three-run deficit. “Don’t think, Paige,” von Sprecken … Read More

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Longhorns take series opener against Oklahoma St.

Stephanie Ceo hit a two-run triple and Lindsey Stephens hit a record-breaking double to lead the Texas Longhorns to a 4-2 win over Oklahoma State in the series opener at Red & Charline McCombs Field on Friday night. Tiarra Davis (17-9)  earned the win, giving up two unearned runs on … Read More

A Big 12 title’s off the table, but plenty for Texas softball to play for

Last week’s three-game series sweep to ninth-ranked Oklahoma ended Texas’ chances at a Big 12 championship, so the Longhorns have refocused their goals. With a dozen games left to play, beginning with Friday’s opener of a three-game home series with Oklahoma State, Texas wants to build momentum for the NCAA … Read More

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Sooners rally to defeat Longhorns in second game of series

The Texas Longhorns dropped their second game of a doubleheader with the Oklahoma Sooners 5-3 in Norman, Okla. on Friday. After losing 8-7 earlier in the day, Texas (27-12, 2-5 Big 12) seemed poised to even the three-game series, but Erin Miller hit a 2-run homer in the bottom of … Read More

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Longhorns fall short in series opener with Oklahoma

Despite a grand slam by Holly Kern, the Texas Longhorns softball team fell to the Oklahoma Sooners 9-8 in the first game of a doubleheader in Norman, Okla., on Friday. Texas trailed by four runs twice but rallied to stay in the game. The Longhorns were able to plate two … Read More

Longhorns carry 7-game winning streak into series with Oklahoma

The Texas softball team is well into the final stretch of its regular season. The Longhorns, however, understand that the success they’ve had in the the first 37 games means little if they don’t finish. Texas (27-10, 2-3) has 15 games left on its schedule and takes a seven-game winning streak … Read More

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Longhorns drop third straight Big 12 contest

The Texas Longhorns softball team dropped their third straight Big 12 contest to start the season as they fell in the series opener with Texas Tech 3-2 at Red & Charline McCombs Field on Friday night. Tiarra Davis (14-8) took the loss for Texas (25-10, 0-3 Big 12) as she … Read More

Transfer von Sprecken finding her stride with Longhorns

The collegiate softball season is more of a marathon than a sprint and to be successful a team needs to have different players peak at varied times as part of the team’s – and the individual’s – growth curve. Now is the time to shine for Texas pitcher Paige von … Read More

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Felix homers to lift Longhorns to fifth win in a row

Celina Felix hit a solo home run in the top of the seventh inning to lift the Texas Longhorns softball team to their fifth straight win, defeating the UTSA Roadrunners 3-2 on Wednesday night in San Antonio. Felix went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in and a run scored. Erin … Read More