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411 on the Forty: Texas softball to retire Osterman’s jersey

Former Texas pitcher Cat Osterman will become the first former UT softball player, and just the third female athlete in any sport, to have her jersey retired (photo courtesy of texas sports.com).

By Riley Zayas

Softball to retire Cat Osterman’s jersey
Softball fans had plenty to cheer about when it was announced that one of the most decorated pitchers in program history, Cat Osterman, would have her No. 8 jersey retired this upcoming season. Osterman will be just the third female student-athlete to have her number retired at UT, and also the first ever in Texas softball history.

It is fitting that the honor goes to Osterman, arguably the greatest player in the history of Texas softball who for the Horns from 2003-06. She won