Despite only losing eight games, the Longhorns walked out of McCombs Field after the first weekend with two losses and fans questioning how a great situation could turn sour for the second time in a row.
The Texas offense jumped to a great start Wednesday night against the Texas A&M Aggies by earning one run in the top of the first, but was unable to put anything else together in a 5-1 loss in College Station.
ESPN picked a good weekend to focus on college softball. After dropping the first game of the series against No. 15 Oklahoma, the third-ranked Longhorns battled back and earned a 5-3 victory Sunday afternoon.
Amy Hooks has had four great years at Texas. In her time here, she has grown as a hitter and a catcher and become a force in the Longhorn lineup, becoming the all-time home run leader in Texas history last Saturday at Texas Tech.
Sophomore all-American pitcher Blaire Luna tied for the lead in the NCAA for complete game shutouts. Luna fired her 14th shutout of the season and 25th of her career in the Longhorns’ 3-0 victory against the 17th-ranked Baylor Bears.