BATTER UP! – SOFTBALL 2013
THE YEAR’S SOFTBALL TEAM SPEAKS SOFTLY AND CARRIES A BIG BAT.
WHEN LEXY BENNETT, Nadia Taylor and Courtney Craig departed at the end of the 2012 season, fans feared that the Longhorns’ massive offensive production would leave with them. The three former players combined to score 126 of the team’s 372 runs last season — a large contribution, indeed. Heading into the 2013 season, head coach Connie Clark wondered how the Texas softball team would fill the void.
“There are big shoes to fill this season,” Clark mused back in January. “You’re hard-pressed to find as good a class as Lexy, Nadia and Courtney.”
But at the same time, senior Taylor Hoagland warned the world...
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