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

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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]