Texas was unable to complete the sweep this weekend against Kansas and fell 4-2 in the final game on Saturday in Lawrence, Kan. Sam Stafford started for Texas and picked up his first loss of the season.
Madison Pressel won the first tournament of her collegiate career Sunday, finishing atop the individual leaderboard at the Big 12 Championship in Columbia, Mo., and propelling Texas to its first conference title since 2004.
Speculation came to an end on Friday when three Texas basketball players announced they were entering their names into consideration for the 2011 NBA draft, including freshman forward Tristan Thompson and sophomore guard Jordan Hamilton.
The No. 11 Longhorns venture to nearby Waco to compete in the Michael Johnson Classic on Saturday but must be careful not to overlook this regional meet as they look forward to next week’s Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track competition in the United States.