Longhorn Network Set to Air 28 Baseball Games and Every Texas Softball Home Game

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Longhorn Network Set to Air 28 Baseball Games and Every Texas Softball Home Game

Longhorn Network (LHN), ESPN’s 24-hour University of Texas network, is the exclusive home of every Texas softball home game and every baseball home game – with the exception of one – this season. The more than 60 matchups are highlighted by 33 softball and 28 baseball games.

The first to round home on the network is guaranteed to be a Longhorn with the annual baseball Alumni Game at UFCU Disch-Falk Field swinging the schedule into gear Saturday, Jan. 31 at 1 p.m. CT. Watch past and present Longhorns step up to bat including two-time World Series Champion Brandon Belt of the 2012 and 2014 World Series winning San Francisco Giants, 2013 World Series winner Brandon Workman, and two-time MLB All-Star Huston Street.

Additional participating UT alumni include:

  • Jordan Danks, Philadelphia Phillies
  • Corey Knebel, Milwaukee Brewers
  • James Russell, Atlanta Braves
  • Drew Stubbs, Colorado Rockies
  • Taylor Teagarden, Chicago Cubs

Greg Swindell, Keith Moreland and Kevin Dunn will provide analysis and play-by-play with Jane Slater as reporter for the Alumni Game telecast and throughout the season.

Ahead of the game, Texas GameDay will be live from the Disch beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Texas Baseball Game Schedule on LHN:

The Longhorns went 46-21 and finished third nationally in the 2014 season. Baseball America ranks Texas No. 10 nationally in their pre-season poll, joining other Big 12 teams in the top ten, including Texas Tech at No. 5; TCU ranked at No. 7; and Oklahoma State at No. 8. The television schedule is highlighted with a Top Ten matchup of No. 5 Texas Tech at No. 10 Texas in a three-game series airing on LHN May 1-3.

UT welcomes in a freshman class ranked as the No. 7 national recruiting class by Collegiate Baseball.

 

Date Time (CT) Opponent
Sat., Jan. 31 1 p.m. Alumni Game
Tue., Feb. 17 6 p.m. UTSA
Fri., Feb. 20 6 p.m. Minnesota
Sat., Feb. 21 3 p.m. Minnesota
Sat., Feb. 21 6 p.m. Minnesota
Sun., Feb. 22 1 p.m. Minnesota
Tue., Feb. 24 6 p.m. UTPA
Fri., Feb. 27 7:30 p.m. San Diego
Sat., Feb. 28 6:30 p.m. San Diego
Sun., Mar 1 1 p.m. San Diego
Tue., Mar 10 6 p.m. SA Incarnate Word
Fri., Mar 13 6 p.m. West Virginia
Sat., Mar 14 5 p.m. West Virginia
Fri., Mar 20 6 p.m. Kansas State
Sat., Mar 21 2 p.m. Kansas State
Sun., Mar 22 1 p.m. Kansas State
Tue., Mar 31 6 p.m. Texas A&M – Corpus Christi
Tue., Apr 7 7 p.m. Wichita State
Fri., Apr 10 7 p.m. Oklahoma
Sat., Apr 11 3:30 p.m. Oklahoma
Sun., Apr 12 2:30 p.m. Oklahoma
Tue., Apr 14 6 p.m. Sam Houston State
Tue., Apr 21 6 p.m. Texas State
Tue., Apr 28 6 p.m. Prairie View A&M
Fri., May 1 6 p.m. No. 5 Texas Tech
Sat., May 2 2 p.m. No. 5 Texas Tech
Sun., May 3 1 p.m. No. 5 Texas Tech
Wed., May 5 6 p.m. Texas State

 

 

Texas Home Softball Games:

Texas Softball finished the 2014 season with an overall record of 35-23 and the program’s 10th consecutive bid to NCAA Regionals. The Longhorns welcome four freshmen to the team and return 15 overall letter-winners and seven players that started at least 31 games from last year’s team.

 

Date Time (CT) Match-Up
Texas Classic
Fri., Feb. 13 10 a.m. Colorado State v. IPFW
Fri., Feb. 13 1 p.m. Colorado State v. Wichita State
Fri., Feb. 13 4 p.m. IPFW v. Texas
Fri., Feb. 13 6:30 p.m. Wichita State v. Texas
Sat., Feb. 14 10 a.m. Colorado State v. IPFW
Sat., Feb. 14 1 p.m. Colorado State v. Texas
Sat., Feb. 14 4 p.m. Wichita State v. Texas
Sat., Feb. 14 11:30 p.m.* Wichita State v. IPFW
Sun., Feb. 15 10 a.m. Colorado State v. Texas
Sun., Feb. 15 Noon Wichita State v. IPFW
Texas Invitational
Fri., Feb. 27 11:30 a.m. Lamar v. Dartmouth
Fri., Feb. 27 2:30 p.m. Dartmouth v. Texas
Fri., Feb. 27 5 p.m. Texas Southern v. Texas
Sat., Feb 28., Feb. 27 12:30 a.m.* Texas Southern v. Lamar
Sat., Feb. 28 10 a.m. Lamar v. Dartmouth
Sat., Feb. 28 1 p.m. Lamar v. Texas
Sat., Feb. 28 4 p.m. Texas Southern v. Texas
Sat., Feb. 28 11:30 p.m.* Texas Southern v. Dartmouth
Sun., Mar. 1 10 a.m. Dartmouth v. Texas
Sun., Mar. 1 4 p.m.* Texas Southern v. Lamar
Thurs., Mar. 19 6 p.m. Georgia Southern
Tues., Mar. 24 6 p.m. UTSA
Sat., Apr. 4 1 p.m. Texas State
Tues., Apr. 7 4:30 p.m. TAMU – CC
Fri., Apr. 10 4:30 p.m. Oklahoma
Sat., Apr. 11 1 p.m. Oklahoma
Sun., Apr. 12 Noon Oklahoma
Wed., Apr. 15 6 p.m. UT – Arlington
Fri., Apr. 17 6:30 p.m. Iowa State
Sat., Apr. 18 4 p.m. Iowa State
Sun., Apr. 19 1 p.m. Iowa State
Sat., May 9 6:30 p.m. Baylor
Sun., May 10 1 p.m. Baylor

*denotes game is tape delayed

Where to Watch

Longhorn Network is available on AT&T U-verse TV, DISH, DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Suddenlink, and Verizon FiOS TV, as well as Bay City CableVision, Cablevision, Charter Communications, Consolidated Communications, Cox Communications, En-Touch Systems, E-Tex Communications, Google Fiber, Mid-Coast CableVision and Texas Mid-Gulf CableVision. Longhorn Network is available on computers, smartphones and tablets via WatchESPN to AT&T U-Verse TV, DISH, Charter Communications, Cox Communications, Google Fiber, Grande Communications and Verizon FiOS subscribers. It is also available at no cost to U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.

 

About Longhorn Network

ESPN has a 20-year agreement to own and operate a year-round, 24-hour network dedicated to Texas athletics in partnership with UT and IMG College. Longhorn Network offers a variety of content, highlighted by more than 175 exclusive events annually from 20 sports, original series and studio shows, historical programming and academic and cultural happenings.

 

ESPN contact: Gracie Blackburn, (704) 350-3489 or [email protected]

University of Texas media contact: Nick Voinis, (512) 471-2151 or [email protected]

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Gracie Blackburn

Gracie is the Communications Manager for ESPN’s College Networks. She handles all media requests and questions concerning SEC Network and Longhorn Network. Gracie also supports on college sports airing across ESPN networks.
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