04 Mar



Making amends: baseball wins three of four games in key-early season series against Northwestern

Second baseman Kody Clemens was one of three longhorns to smack a triple as the Texas baseball team's offense exploded in a 12-1 home win Sunday over Northwestern, giving the Longhorns a 3-1 series win over the Wildcats (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas – No. 23 Texas made amends, in a big way, for a sloppy beginning to a four-game series with Northwestern by dominating and recording wins the final three games of the series, including a 12-1, seven-inning victory Sunday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

All that timely hitting and close-down pitching that Texas didn’t produce in the first game was displayed aplenty in the final three games, most notably Saturday’s nightcap and the series finale Sunday when the Longhorns (8-4) combined to score 28 runs, surrendered just four and never trailed.

“After losing Friday, coming back and



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 .