College baseball season is just around the corner as teams around the nation are picking up spring practice.
The preseason USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll was announced this week ahead of the new year. Texas comes in at No. 24 following back-to-back College World Series appearances under head coach David Pierce.
The Longhorns are set to break in a roster full of new faces following the departure of the majority of last season’s production. Starting pitcher Lucas Gordon and outfielder Dylan Campbell return hoping to lead Texas to another Omaha run.
Texas has a few newcomers coming to help make an immediate impact. Freshman duo Jalin Flores and Jared Thomas are in line to start on the corners. In addition, TCU transfer Porter Brown is a former All-Big 12 player who figures to play a role in the outfield rotation.
Texas opens the 2023 campaign against some of the SEC’s best in Arlington for the State Farm College Showdown. Here is a full breakdown of Texas’ 2023 baseball schedule.