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Softball player in viral video wants to play for Longhorns

Texas high school softball player Marisa Arriaga is an Internet sensation. Word is, the Cedar Hill High junior wants to play college softball for the University of Texas. She told Fox News that during an interview Tuesday and on Wednesday, Arriaga echoed that to the Statesman. “I would like to play softball (for Texas) … Read More

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First episode of Cat Osterman documentary released

FloSoftball.com released the first episode of its documentary on Texas softball great Cat Osterman on Thursday. The documentary titled “Cat Osterman: The Last Ride” will chronicle the career of arguably one of the greatest softball players in the history of the sport. Osterman announced in May that she was retiring … Read More

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Softball adds San Diego’s von Sprecken to signing class

Texas’ softball signing class for 2016 continues to get bigger. Longhorns head coach Connie Clark announced Tuesday the signing of former University of San Diego pitcher/utility player Paige von Sprecken. Von Sprecken makes it five incoming players for Texas. Bekah Alcozer (Belton/Belton), Cristina Bardwell (Huffman/Hargravge), Reagan Hathaway (Lenexa, Kan./Oloathe Northwest) and Celina Felix (Montclair, Calif./Montclair/Mt. San Antonio College) … Read More

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Ex-Longhorn Taylor Thom hits historic HR for Dallas Charge

Taylor Thom adding to a huge inning with a 2-run bomb to left for the first ever Dallas Charge homerun!! Charge lead after two 5-1 — Dallas Charge (@DallasCharge) June 5, 2015 Former Texas softball All-American Taylor Thom took no time putting her … Read More

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Watch UT softball signee Reagan Hathaway blast HR in Kansas semifinal

Incoming Texas softball freshman Reagan Hathaway (Lenexa, Kan.) hit a monster home run in Olathe Northwest’s 12-0 win over Wichita Northwest in the Kansas 6A semifinals at Rock Chalk Park at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Hathaway and Olathe Norwest lost to cross-town rival Olathe South 7-3 in the state … Read More

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Softball: Texas headed to L.A. for NCAA Tournament

The Texas Longhorns (37-15) learned their destination for the NCAA Softball Tournament Sunday night. Texas, making its 11th consecutive appearance in the tournament, will be part of the Los Angeles Regional hosted by the No. 7 overall seed UCLA. The Longhorns will open the double-elimination regional against San Diego State … Read More

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Softball’s Stephanie Ceo named Big 12 Player of the Week

A big weekend by junior Stephanie Ceo has earned the second baseman her first career Big 12 Player of the Week honor. Ceo batted .500 in a series sweep of Oklahoma State this past weekend, hitting safely in all three games with three runs scored, two stolen bases, two home runs, … Read More

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Softball: Cat Osterman retiring after 2015 NPF season

Cat Osterman is taking one last ride on the softball field this summer. 2015 will be @catosterman final @profastpitch season. Cat discusses her decision in this months #CatsCorner #LastRide pic.twitter.com/sZSPuPUalT — USSSA Pride (@USSSAPride) May 4, 2015 Texas’ … Read More

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Lauren Slatten finding her place with Longhorns softball

Lauren Slatten is finding her place in a crowded pitching staff on the Texas softball team. The sophomore set a new career high with seven strikeouts on April 4 in a 6-5 win over Texas State, in just her fourth start this season. “I honestly wasn’t paying attending to that, … Read More

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Former Longhorn Taylor Hoagland retires from softball

Former Texas softball player Taylor Hoagland announced her retirement from the U.S. National team and the game of softball Saturday. Hoagland was a 2013 All-American and is Texas’ all-time leader in slugging percentage (.708), walks (178), home runs (58), on-base percentage (.501) and runs scored (223). She’s also third all-time in … Read More

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Softball’s Wright, Stephens sweep Big 12 awards

Texas junior outfielder Lindsey Stephens and freshman pitcher Erica Wright earned Big 12 weekly softball honors following the Longhorns’ series sweep of No. 22 Kansas over the weekend, giving Texas a sweep of the weekly awards. Stephens was the Big 12 Player of the Week and reached safely in all … Read More

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Softball coach Clark records 750th win

With a walk-off double from Lindsey Stephens in the first game of a doubleheader with UTSA, Texas softball coach Connie Clark notched her 750th career win. Clark has been the only head coach in the 18-year history of the Texas softball program. Clark has the second highest winning percentage (.696) among … Read More

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Softball set to play Tuesday doubleheader with UTSA

A second game was added to Texas’ softball schedule as the Longhorns will now play a doubleheader with visiting UTSA Tuesday. The first game is set for 5 p.m. at McCombs Field with the second game following at 7:30 p.m. Both games will be televised live on the Longhorn Network. Read More

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Former Longhorns Luna, Ogle lead New Zealand team to championship

Former Texas softball players Blaire Luna and Mandy Ogle led Auckland Marist, a club team associated with Softball New Zealand, to the National Interclub women’s championship on Sunday. Luna, who played professionally for the National Pro Fastpitch’s USSSA Pride in Orlando, Fla. the last two seasons, had 12 strikeouts in the championship to lead … Read More

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Former Longhorn Thom signs with NPF’s Dallas Charge

Texas softball great Taylor Thom – the 2014 Big 12 Player of the Year – signed a free agent contract to play for the National Pro Fastpitch expansion franchise Dallas Charge.  The details of Thom’s contract were not disclosed in Thursday’s announcement. She becomes the second player from Texas for the Charge, … Read More

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Softball’s Stephens earns weekly honors

Junior outfielder Lindsey Stephens racked up two weekly honors Tuesday, being named NFCA National Player of the Week and Big 12 Co-Player of the Week for her performance at the Kajikawa Classic in Tempe, Ariz. Stephens finished the weekend with two grand slams and a .471 batting average, helping the … Read More

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Stephens named to USA Softball’s Top 50 watch list

Texas softball junior outfielder Lindsey Stephens was selected as one of 50 players named to the annual USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year watch list. The award has gone to a Longhorn three times in its 14 year history. However, former Longhorn Cat Osterman is the only player from … Read More

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Softball releases fall schedule

Texas softball has released its six-game fall schedule, featuring five match-ups at McCombs Field. The Longhorns begin their fall slate Oct. 3 against McClennan Community College at 7 p.m. at home, then will host Incarnate Word (1 p.m., Oct. 19), Galveston Community College (7 p.m., Oct. 24) and St. Edwards … Read More