After losing to Miss St Saturday they looked to bounce back against their rivals Arkansas. They have met up 4 consecutive seasons dating back to 2017 when Arkansas 3 games from the Longhorns 2 games was in Fayetteville and then in the CWS Arkansas went 3-0. 2018 they meet up in Austin splinting the series. 2019 they face each other in the Shriner Classic Texas winning 8-7.
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It was a pitching duel for the first 3 innings between Caden Monke and Tristan Steven. Bottom of the 3rd Arkansas would take a 1-0 lead with Slavens RBI single. Then in the 6th inning Slavens again hits a 3run home run to make it 4-0.
Texas offense struggled against Arkansas pitching 2-29 at the plate striking out 15 times leaving 7 runners on base. Murphy Stehly was the only Texas hitter to get 2 hits.
Tristan Stevens making his first start since 2018 and was solid going 5 1/3 giving up 3 run on 2 hits strikeout 2. Tanner Witt made his Texas debut going 1.3 giving up 3 hits 0 runs, 1 walk striking out 5.
Texas falls to 0-3 on the season after losing again to Ole Miss Monday. Hook’em🤘🏻🐂