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Elish’s one-hitter, Jefferson’s RBI single lift No. 10 Texas softball past Baylor, 1-0

The Texas softball team's offense wasn't clicking on all cylinders Saturday, but pitcher Miranda Elish twirled a one-hit shutout to give the Longhorns a 1-0 victory over Baylor (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas softball coach Mike White has to be enjoying this time of the year, when the days are long and warm and his team is hard and set in a groove that has shown the 10th-ranked Longhorns to be the equal to any opponent except the juggernaut in crimson and cream from Norman, Oklahoma.

So why was White not smiling Saturday in the moments immediately following UT's 1-0 win over hapless Baylor at McCombs Field? Maybe because

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 .