2019 Softball

Discussion in 'Softball' started by BabHorn, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. BabHorn

    BabHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Starting soon. Horns ranked second in preseason poll by coaches.
    Big 12 coaches set a high bar for Texas ahead of the 2019 softball season | Hookem.com
     
  2. racerx5908

    racerx5908 500+ Posts

    One juco transfer who came in this Fall has left. I think she saw all those ex-Ducks and figured she wouldn't get much playing time. I'm wondering when other shoes will drop as well.
     
  3. UTexRulz23

    UTexRulz23 100+ Posts

    Hope Patty’s vote is good locker room material.
     
  4. racerx5908

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  6. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

  7. BabHorn

    BabHorn 10,000+ Posts

    With expectations raised, Texas softball is ready to open a new era (and season) | Hookem.com
     
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  8. racerx5908

    racerx5908 500+ Posts

    Anyone know any more about this?
     
  9. BabHorn

    BabHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Weather pushes the start of Texas' softball season back to Saturday | Hookem.com
     
  10. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    Mike White era begins with a 5 inning run rule game (8-0) against Boston College.
     
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  11. BabHorn

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  12. longhorn47

    longhorn47 100+ Posts

    Elish loses her perfect game in the 4th with a hard single up the middle...but 6-4-3 erases the runner. On to the bottom of the 4th...Horns up 4-0
     
  13. racerx5908

    racerx5908 500+ Posts

    V.V. Impressed the with the debut of Longhorn Softball. Two consecutive run-ruled games? When was the last time Texas even came close to that?

    And the Oregon transfers are all they were touted to be.
     
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  14. racerx5908

    racerx5908 500+ Posts

    I looked over last year's record. I counted 5 games where Texas run-ruled their opponents....out of 59 games. And 3 game into the season, 2 run-ruled games. Getting excited this might be like the days of Blaire Luna (solid pitching) paired with good hitting and aggressive base running (Hoagland, Stephens, Ogle, Thom, Washington) in 2013.

    UPDATED: In 2013, on their way to the final 4 of the WCWS they won 13 games via the run rule.
     
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  15. Phil Elliott

    Phil Elliott 1,000+ Posts

    The hitting is one thing (3 out of 4 games by run rule this weekend) but they only gave up 3 runs (only 1 earned) in 4 games. Very impressive debut for Coach Whites 1st UT squad.
     
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  16. racerx5908

    racerx5908 500+ Posts

    Saw some aggressive base running today. That reminds me of the "old" days when our base running was so aggressive it got into the heads of the opposing pitchers and their infield.

    Also, now we have two solid starting pitchers with the third-day pitchers a mish-mash of Adams or O'Leary. Feeling good and hope to see more in the upcoming tournament in St. Pete.
     
  17. longhorn47

    longhorn47 100+ Posts

    Wonder what White's philosophy is regarding pitchers? Does he use more than 2 starters?
     
  18. Ellis21d

    Ellis21d JediHorn

    I sure did like what I saw this weekend. Didn't make out to any of the games, just too cold, but sure did enjoy what I saw on LHN. This team is going to be fun to watch!
     
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  19. racerx5908

    racerx5908 500+ Posts

    And UT run-rules Cal, 10-0. Holy smokes, this would be the second game I've seen them perform a double-steal of home.

    Me Likey!
     
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