09 Jun

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Baseball falls, 5-4, to Tennessee Tech in first game of NCAA Super Regional

First baseman Jake McKenzie had three hits Saturday, but the rest of the Texas baseball team could muster on two more as the Longhorns fell, 5-4, to Tennessee Tech in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional (image courtesy of teaxssports.com).

By Habeab Kurdi

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Longhorns withstood the storm, but the UT bats lacked the thunder needed Saturday, as the Longhorns lost, 5-4, to Tennessee Tech in Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regional.

A sizzling hot day turned into a cool afternoon as showers touched down in the sixth inning, which proved to be a fateful frame for Texas. There were opportunities galore for the Longhorns, yet the squad was only able to muster five hits on the day — three of which came off the bat of first baseman Jake McKenzie.

In a game expected to have plenty of offense from two scorching-hot clubs, it was the