McCann makes the most of his final season

Fifth-year senior Michael McCann stepped up into a full-time role when DJ Petrinsky went down with injury earlier in the year and became a trusted leader for the Longhorns (photo courtesy of

By Riley Zayas
Horns Illustrated Contributor

In a season marked with unfortunate events, the loss of starting catcher DJ Petrinsky was among the worst for the Texas baseball team in 2019.


Luckily, the Longhorns had a reliable backup in fifth-year senior Michael McCann, a guy who was ready whenever his number was called.

“He gives everything he ever has,” head coach David Pierce said. “That’s all you can ask out of a player.”


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