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NCAA Division I Softball Championship Regionals, First Game of Final Baseball Homestand to Air Live Friday on Longhorn Network

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Longhorn Network will provide fans with over five hours of live baseball and softball this Friday, May 19, starting with Texas against Texas State in the NCAA Division I Softball Championship Regionals at 4 p.m. CT. Texas Baseball GameDay will air 6-6:30 p.m. CT with West Virginia vs. Texas baseball to begin at 6:30 p.m. CT.

  • NCAA Division I Softball Championship Regionals featuring Texas vs. Texas State at 4 p.m. CT
  • Texas Baseball GameDay from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Texas baseball’s final homestand of the season, against West Virginia begins at 6:30 p.m.

Texas Baseball GameDay at 6 p.m. features LHN anchor Lowell Galindo and analysts Keith Moreland and Greg Swindell. The baseball game WVU vs. Texas begins at 6:30 p.m. This is the opening game of the ‘Horns final home series of the season. LHN will air the remaining two games of the series Saturday, May 20, at 4 p.m., and Sunday, May 21, at 1 p.m.

Moreland, an outfielder, helped the Longhorns reach three consecutive College World Series, including winning the College World Series in 1975. He went on to play Major League Baseball from 1978-1989, including winning a World Series with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1980.

Swindell, a pitcher, played in MLB from 1986-2002, including an All-Star appearance in 1989 and a World Series title in 2001 with the Arizona Diamondbacks. At Texas, he was the 1985 Baseball America National Player of the Year, a three-time finalist for the Golden Spikes Award and helped the Longhorns reach the CWS in 1983, 1984, and 1985. Moreland had his number retired in 2010 by Texas, while Swindell, who shared the same number as Roger Clemens, was honored by the university in 2009.

For complete information on ESPN coverage of the NCAA Regionals: http://espnmediazone.com/us/press-releases/2017/05/espn-covers-every-game-16-ncaa-division-softball-championship-regionals-first-time/

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