Sweep brings warmer sea­son out­look

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS - Cedric Golden Com­men­tary Golden

Texas A&M is next on the sched­ule. Just last week that might not have been met with the most pos­i­tive of at­ti­tudes af­ter the Texas Longhorns went out to Stan­ford and lost three of four. But that was then. Coach David Pierce’s crew may have found some­thing over the past few days. Some may say they found an op­po­nent that’s not as good as Stan­ford, but I’m choos­ing to say it’s some con­fi­dence. The first-year coach likes this new-found men­tal tough­ness, a trait that can go a long way in get­ting to the spe­cial places this pro­gram vis­ited un­der Augie Gar­rido.

With the coach­ing le­gend watch­ing from the stands, the Longhorns pol­ished off UCLA, 10-5, at a win­try Disch-Falk Field for the pro­gram’s first three-game sweep since the 2015 sea­son. And for those who have wit­nessed the strug­gles

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