Horns Illustrated Week in Review (April 22nd-29th)


The Texas Baseball team defeated the Houston Cougars on Tuesday, but were swept by Baylor in a three game road series.

Erich Weiss hit his first home run of the season against Houston at UFCU Disch-Falk Field on Tuesday in a 4-0 win. Josh Urban, Travis Duke, and Ty Marlow combined to shut out the Cougars in a four-hit game. Weiss, Weston Hall, and C.J Hinojosa each picked up an RBI.

The Longhorns struggled against Baylor in Waco this weekend, dropping all three games. In the series opener on Friday, the Horns recorded four errors, which led to five Baylor unearned runs.

Parker French pitched 5.0 innings and gave up three runs (one earned) on nine hits and three walks and struck out three. Baylor's Lawton Langford led the Bears offense, going 3 for 5 and registered three RBI.

On Saturday Texas (22-20, 5-13 Big 12) lost a tough game, 1-0, after Lawton Langford drew a bases-loaded walk in the fourth inning that provided the Bears with the only run of the game. Baylor pitcher Austin Stone was credited with the win after pitching 6.0 innings and a career-high 10 strikeouts. Texas catcher Jacob Felts went 3 for 3 from the plate and drew a walk for the Longhorns.

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Baylor defeated the Longhorns, 5-2, on Sunday in the final game of the series. Baylor's Ryan Smith was credited with the win after giving up two runs on six hits and a walk and striking out three. Baylor's Cal Towey went 2 for 4 from the plate and registered a pair of runs batted in.

Texas returns home on Tuesday to play Prairie View A&M with first pitch scheduled at 6 p.m. CT.


The Texas Softball team swept Texas Tech in a three game road series over the weekend.

In the series opener on Friday, Texas catcher Mandy Ogle led the Longhorn offense, going 3 for 4 from the plate and picked up three RBI in a 8-6 win. Texas pitcher Blaire Luna...

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