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Series Sweep Over UIC Is a Good Start

Series Sweep Over UIC Is a Good Start

After this weekend's four game series versus the University of Illinois-Chicago, it is clear that the pitchers are leading the way right now giving up only 3 runs. The 2009 Longhorns offense clearly won't have the same power it did last season without Kyle Russell and Jordan Danks, but they were a scrappy bunch all weekend. In just four games, Texas has seven sacrifice bunts and five sac flies.

Game One: Texas 6 – Illinois-Chicago 1 • The ‘Horns jumped out to a 5-1 lead after two innings and never looked back. A patient Texas offense scored six runs in six innings off UIC ace Chris Kovacevich. The southpaw gave up nine hits and walked four batters. The Texas bats made use of their outs early in the game, as they had two sacrifice bunts and three sac flies in the first two innings alone...

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