Texas baseball season gets underway this weekend with the annual alumni game. First pitch for Saturday’s exhibition matchup against former Longhorns is slated for 2 p.m.
Two weeks later, the year truly fires up when Texas plays host to No. 23 Rice for a three-game weekend series. First pitch for the Longhorns’ first game of the season comes at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17.
Friday’s contest is followed by a pair of midday matchups on Saturday and Sunday. Texas then hits the road to battle Sam Houston State on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m.
The Longhorns return home for another weekend series against Connecticut. They’ll take on the Huskies on Friday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. before battling UConn twice more on Saturday and Sunday.
Texas doesn’t start Big 12 play until Friday, March 17 when it hosts the visiting Texas Tech Red Raiders for a weekend set. First pitch for the game is set for 6:30 p.m.
Longhorn Network will televise over 30 games this season, beginning with Saturday’s alumni game. Texas’ first two regular season games can be seen on LHN, too.