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Longhorns softball team sweeps Miners in doubleheader

The Texas Longhorns softball team swept the UTEP Miners in a doubleheader on Tuesday, winning the early game 4-1 and following that up with an 8-0, run-rule victory at Red & Charline McCombs Field. The Longhorns (24-9) scored at least one run in each of the first four innings of … Read More

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Lindsey Stephens named Big 12 player of the week

Lindsey Stephens was named the Big 12 conference’s player of the week on Tuesday for her play against Texas State and BYU last week. Stephens went 5-for-10 and reached base in all four games on her way to earning the award for the second time this season. She was also … Read More

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Longhorns softball team holds off Bobcats

Lindsey Stephens homered and Tiarra Davis picked up her 12th win as the Texas Longhorns softball team defeated the Texas State Bobcats 3-2 on Wednesday night at Red & Charline McCombs Field. Davis allowed just three hits to help avenge the 9-5 loss to the Bobcats on March 2. Holly … Read More

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Longhorns drop conference opener to Bears

Erin Shireman provided the Longhorns’ only run of the evening as Texas lost its Big 12 opener to the Baylor Bears 3-1 in Waco on Friday night. Shireman went 2-for-2 with a solo home run, her first of the season, but it wasn’t enough for the Longhorns (19-7, 0-1) to … Read More

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Texas battles back to win at Rainbow Wahine Classic

The Texas Longhorns softball team scored two runs in the seventh inning to extend the game and eventually defeated Iowa 4-3 in eight innings at the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii late Thursday. Holly Kern doubled in the eighth inning to allow Reagan Hathaway to score the game-winning run … Read More

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Longhorns fall in opener of Rainbow Wahine Classic

Despite striking out 13 batters in a complete game effort, Tiarra Davis and the Texas Longhorns softball team fell to the Iowa Hawkeyes 1-0 at the Rainbow Wahine Classic in Honolulu, Hawaii late Wednesday. A single up the middle in the sixth inning by Mallory Kilian provided all of the … Read More

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Texas softball games canceled due to weather

Inclement weather forced the cancellation of two Texas softball games at the Maverick Classic in Arlington on Friday. The Longhorns originally were scheduled to play Samford at 3:30 p.m. followed by a contest with UT-Arlington at 6 p.m. Weather didn’t allow either game to occur. Texas is now scheduled to … Read More

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Rain 1, Texas softball 0 — tonight’s game is called off

Tonight’s Texas-North Texas softball game has been called off because of the rainy weather, which has made playing conditions at McCombs Field “unplayable,” according to a UT release. The game was scheduled to start at 6 p.m. No make-up date was announced, though it sounds like the two schools will … Read More

Texas State beats Texas for first time since 2010

SAN MARCOS — Texas State struck fast and furious Wednesday night to notch its third win over a Big 12 opponent this season. The Bobcats (12-5), led by sophomore pitcher Randi Rupp’s complete game, plated seven runs in the fifth inning in a 9-5 win at Bobcat Softball Stadium. It was … Read More

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Instant reaction: Texas State 9, Texas 5

The headline: Bobcats snap 12-game losing streak to Texas Where it went wrong:  After four innings, Texas coach Connie Clark relieved starting pitcher Tiarra Davis with sophomore Paige von Sprecken after Corrina Liscano nearly blasted a home run after Ariel Ortiz walked. Taylor Webb came in and took … Read More

Texas puts it all together for win over Weber State

Lindsey Stephens may not be giving up the lead off spot in the batting order any time soon. In a 5-0 win against Weber State to close the Texas Invitational, the senior from Beaumont went 2 for 3 at the plate with a double, home run and three RBIs at McCombs … Read More

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Instant reaction: Texas 5, Weber State 0

The headline:  Texas strikes early to down Weber State Where it went right:  Everything went right from the start for the Longhorns. Since moving to the lead off position in the batting order on Saturday, Lindsey Stephens is 5 for 7 with two doubles, a triple, a home … Read More

Texas softball team shakes up lineup, splits doubleheader

Texas softball coach Connie Clark hit the reset button Saturday between games of a doubleheader after the Longhorns continued to struggle at the plate in a 3-0 loss to Tulsa. Clark switched up her lineup, benching leadoff hitter Devon Tunning, moving senior Lindsey Stephens to the leadoff spot and starting … Read More

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Instant reaction: Texas 8, Illinois 1

The headline:  Texas’ bats wake up after morning lull  Where it went right:  Texas coach Connie Clark tinkered with her lineup, benching leadoff-hitter Devon Tunning (1-for-8 in last 3 games at the plate_ and moving Lindsey Stephens to the lead-off position and playing Christina Bardwell at shortstop. It … Read More

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Instant reaction: Tulsa 3, Texas 0

The headline:  Texas bats stay silent as Horns drop second straight game Where it went wrong: Things went wrong from the start. Pitcher Paige von Sprecken threw just three strikes in her first 14 pitches. Tulsa then loaded the bases to set up Jocelyn Sheffield to hit a … Read More

Tulsa topples another Texas winning streak

There’s something about Tulsa and Texas-winning streaks in softball that just don’t mix. The Golden Hurricane (10-2) handed the Longhorns their first loss of the season Friday, when sophomore Emily Watson tossed a 3-0 shutout as part of the Texas Invitational at McCombs Field. The loss came shortly after Texas … Read More

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Instant reaction: Tulsa 3, Texas 0

The headline: Tulsa puts end to Texas’ hot start, again Where it went wrong:  After Tiarra Davis walked Morgan Neal, shortstop Shelby Estocado belted a home run to center field to give Tulsa a 3-0 lead in the second inning. The Longhorns couldn’t get anything going at the … Read More

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Instant reaction: Texas 3, Abilene Christian 2

The headline: Texas squeaks out win to improve  to 12-0 Where it went right: With two outs and runners on second and third base after a sac-bunt from Kelli Hanzel, Abilene Christian first baseman Casey May-Huff mishandled a ground ball from Devon Tunning to allow Christina Bardwell to cross home plate … Read More

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Longhorns win Texas Invitational opener to remain undefeated

A 12-run first inning put the Texas Longhorns in full control as they opened the Texas Invitational with a 15-1 win over Abilene Christian on Thursday night at McCombs Field. The undefeated Longhorns improved to 11-0 with the win. Reagan Hathaway went 2-for-3 with a double and four runs batted … Read More

It hasn’t taken long for Celina Felix to make a quick softball impact

In two weeks, Celina Felix has gone from playing in her first game for the Texas softball team to Big 12 co-player of the week. It’s been a firm introduction to opponents seeing the Longhorns’ newcomers on the field for the first, or even second, time. So just who is … Read More