By Steve Lansdale
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas softball team led off the 2017 season by splitting a pair of opening-day matches. The Longhorns won their 21st consecutive season opener, 8-0, over Colorado State before falling, 5-2, to No. 16/14 Minnesota Friday at Red & Charline McCombs Field.
Starting pitcher Paige von Sprecken allowed just two hits and struck out six over four innings against CSU to pick up the Longhorns’ first win of the season before