Baseball leads with eight-game winning streak

Baseball leads with eight-game winning streak

The UTD baseball team came off a season record eight-game winning streak following a three-game American Southwest Conference series against Sul Ross State on April 19-20. The players entered their latest tournament hot off a three-game win against McMurry but opened the series against Sul Ross State with a 14-9...

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Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize

It’s 6 p.m. and UTD’s softball team is running one last set of laps before the weekend.  As her teammates round the field, Melissa Livermore’s cleat taps home base. For a moment, she stands there alone, eyes cast out somewhere beyond the outfield. Then the spell is broken. Livermore extends...

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Men’s baseball makes comeback after losses

Men’s baseball makes comeback after losses

The men’s baseball team played three games of this year’s American Southwest Conference Tournament this weekend against Concordia University, coming up short in the first two but making a comeback in the third. The team competed in two ASC series earlier this season where it won one game each series....

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Upset in Arizona for men’s baseball

Upset in Arizona for men’s baseball

Men’s baseball opened the 2019 season with a close loss to California Lutheran University at the Cactus Classic in Arizona. The team left the invitational with an overall score of 1-3 after facing off against three more schools. The Comets suffered an 8-5 defeat against CLU despite a strong opening...

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Baseball season in review

Baseball season in review

The Comets baseball team won the American Southwest Conference for the first time in the program’s history, making it to the Division III Regional Tournament and ending their year with a 32-17 record. While the Comets have gone to the ASC tournament playoffs 15 out of their 17 years and...

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Baseball aims for consistency

Baseball aims for consistency

Twenty-seven games in, UTD baseball players have experienced a regular season, defined by its 9-game win streak which was promptly overshadowed by four back-to-back losses. With 13 games remaining, the Comets’ current record is 15-12. The team currently holds third place in the American Southwest Conference standings, going 9-4 against...

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Baseball looks to improve

Baseball looks to improve

With the UTD baseball team placing second in the American Southwest Conference and two athletes on the Players to Watch list, the team has begun preparing for its first series of games in Arizona. This past year, the team finished the season in second place in the ASC with a...

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Transfer of power

Transfer of power

UTD’s baseball team, ranked 14th in the country, is seeing success this season after the addition of 13 transfer students to the roster. The Comets are nationally ranked for the first time in 10 years following a large offseason roster turnover, during which they lost nine graduating seniors. Head coach...

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Baseball to fill starter vacancies

Baseball to fill starter vacancies

UTD’s baseball team is preparing to start the new season with a revamped starting line up. As the team practices for its first games of the season, a double-header on Feb. 10, it’s looking to fill the starting positions left vacant by graduating seniors. Head coach Shane Shewmake only has...

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Baseball facilities undergo upgrades

Baseball facilities undergo upgrades

The Athletics Department added a new batting cage to the baseball field last week, and a press box is soon to follow. The batting cage was completed on Sept. 26 and cost about $20,000. Head baseball coach Shawn Shewmake said these plans have been in the works for about a...

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