Horns Illustrated Week in Review (April 1st-8th)
The Texas baseball team played a three-game series versus rival Oklahoma this weekend at UFCU Disch-Falk Field and lost two out of three games.
The series started Friday when the Longhorns lost 2-1 to Oklahoma. The Sooners were led by star pitcher Jonathan Gray, who picked up his sixth win of the season, and many believe will be the first pick in the upcoming MLB draft. Gray pitched 6.2 innings, allowed one unearned run, and struck out eight.
The Longhorns tied the series Saturday with a 1-0 shutout victory over the Sooners. Left-handed pitcher Dillon Peters, who had the no-hitter broken up in the eighth inning, led Texas to victory. Peters pitched 7.2 innings, allowed two hits, and struck out five. Corey Knebel picked up the save and struck out two. Ben Johnson led the Longhorns in hitting with an RBI-single in the fifth inning, scoring Mark Gottsacker.
On Sunday afternoon...
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