AUSTIN (KXAN)–After scoring seven runs in their first four games, the Longhorns put 12 on the board Thursday afternoon in their 12-6 win over BYU. Texas improves to 2-3 with back to back wins in the first two games of their four game series with the Cougars.
Texas fell behind 4-0 in the first inning BYU’s Jacob Wilk hit a three-run home run off Justin Eckhardt. The Longhorns came back with two runs in the bottom of the first and then scored four in the 2nd highlighted by a 3-run double from centerfielder Mike Antico. Texas added a single run in the 3rd and 4th inning before putting the game away with four runs in the 7th inning. After being unavailable the last two games, Zach Zubia went 3-4 with a run scored. Texas had 15 hits in the game after a total of 20 hits in their first four games.
Redshirt senior Palmer Wenzell, a transfer from UTSA picked up the win after going 3.1 shutout innings with three strikeouts.
Texas and BYU play game three of their series on Friday at 6:30