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NCAA Baseball: Texas Longhorns Outlook for the College World Series

Published by on June 18, 2011

The Texas Longhorns baseball program is no stranger to the College World Series. The program itself will be making its 34th appearance in the event.

Head coach Augie Garrido has been in Omaha 12 times, winning five national championships. Three of those championships came with Cal State Fullerton, and the last two were with Texas.

Led by Augie and several veteran leaders on the team, no one is going to be awestruck by the spectacle of the College World Series.

The Longhorns' run to Omaha began in their home regional in Austin. After opening the regional with a 5-3 win over Princeton, Texas fell behind the eight ball with a 7-5 loss to Kent State.

They beat Texas State the next day, 4-3, and then came roaring back, beating Kent State twice in the regional final by scores of 9-3 and 5-0 to move on to the super regional.

In the super regional, Texas again faced adversity. They dropped the opening game in the series against Arizona State by the score of 3-1. Worse yet, ace pitcher Taylor Jungmann had worked that game and lost.

The Longhorns again responded, this...

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