07 Jun

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Never a Doubt – Horns Sweep Super Regional Over Houston to Earn Trip to Omaha

Texas Longhorns Advance to Omaha

(Image via University of Texas Athletics Department)

By Steve Habel - Horns Illustrated Associate Editor

There were plenty of doubts this season about the Texas baseball team’s supposed resurgence, especially in the middle of the Big 12 season when the Horns lost their final three league series to seemingly toss away any momentum they had built in the campaign’s first two months.

Those doubts were erased in comprehensive fashion Saturday when the Texas Longhorns Baseball team beat Houston 4-0 to win game two, sweep the NCAA Austin Super Regional and earn its record 35th trip to the College World Series in Omaha.

A second consecutive sellout crowd at sun-splashed UFCU Disch-Falk Field was on hand as the Horns rode a 

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 .