A sold out crowd, the No. 2 team in the country and UFCU Disch-Falk Field. In front of the biggest regular season crowd since 2012, no one expected the No. 22 Longhorns to match the LSU Tigers, let alone beat them 8-1.
There’s a saying in the hockey world that a 2–0 lead is the worst lead in sports. Well, the Texas baseball team may challenge that precept with one of their own — a 6-0 lead is the worst lead in sports. At least it was Wednesday night in the Longhorns’ 10-7 defeat by the UTSA Roadrunners at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
Longhorn fans will certainly find out which object succumbs to the other when the 6–2 Texas Longhorns host the 5–1 Sam Houston State Bearkats on Tuesday night. Texas is beginning to find consistent pitching and the bats are finding ways to score runs in a multitude of ways following a 3–1 weekend against the Purdue Boilermakers.
Head coach David Pierce’s squad was able to notch three more victories to their 2019 campaign after a 7-2 win Friday night, a 13-6 win Saturday afternoon and a 3-0 victory to wrap up the series Sunday.