March 22, 2009
Kansas sophomore T. J. Walz pitches against Texas during the top of the sixth inning. Walz gave up three runs on three hits in 51⁄3 innings in the Jayhawks’ 4-3 victory on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.
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In the aftermath of the Kansas University baseball team’s weekend performance against top-ranked Texas, it was hard to ignore the novelty of it all. It was a series of firsts for the Jayhawks: The first victory over a No. 1 opponent since 1993; the first series victory over a ranked opponent since 2006; the first sweep of the Longhorns in school history.
Kansas junior Robby Price delivered the game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the seventh, helping the Jayhawks to a come-from-behind, 4-3 victory over No. 1 Texas on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.