It may have looked like an extended batting practice, but it was actually the #12 Texas Longhorns (13-6) taking on the Texas Southern Tigers (2-11). The Longhorns won by an impressive score of 17-3.
Starting Texas pitcher Matt Whelan (2-0) had a good outing and earned the win. The right-handed pitcher worked out of a slight jam in the second inning, and went on to complete 4 innings. Whelan gave up 3 hits and 1 earned run.
The player of the evening was back-up Longhorn catcher Caston Peter. Peter doubled and homered in 3 at bats, drove in 5 runs, and scored twice against Texas Southern. What a night!
Shortstop Masen Hibbeler was perfect at the plate, going 4 for 4, with 2 RBIs and three runs. His teammate, hot-box defender Ryan Reynolds also went for a perfect 3 for 3 and scored twice.
One of the few highlights for Texas Southern was a triple to the left-center gap by center fielder Ryan Diaz.
Starting Tiger pitcher Alex Carrillo (1-4) was assigned the loss.