Baseball take advantage of opportunities to win finale, series against Connecticut

Bret Boswell was one of three Longhorns who pounded out a pair of hits in the Texas baseball team's 9-3 victory over Connecticut (photo courtesy of

By Steve Habel, Senior Editor

AUSTIN, Texas — When the Texas Longhorns needed a little help from their bullpen to earn the time to rev up their offense Sunday in the rubber game of the three-game series against Connecticut, Jake McKenzie answered the call in a big way.

McKenzie retired 13 of the 14 batters he faced in a 4-2/3 innings stint in the middle innings and Texas scored six of their nine runs with him in the game in rolling past the Huskies, 9-3, before a crowd of 4,292 on a cool and overcast afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

He earned his first victory since 2015, when he [article-offer]


Steve Habel

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .

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