June 8, 2009
Monday, June 8
Texas 5, TCU 2
· With the win, Texas advances to the College World Series for the 33rd time.
· Texas and TCU met for the 276th time and fourth time in 2009. The Longhorns own a 218-56-2 advantage in the all-time series against the Horned Frogs.
· Texas is making its sixth NCAA Super Regional appearance.
· TCU is making its first appearance in an NCAA Super Regional.
· The attendance for the third game in the NCAA Austin Super Regional was 7,241. The game was the highest attended game of the 2009 postseason at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
· TCU's win moved the Horned Frogs to 1-2 all-time in NCAA Super Regional appearances.
· The Horned Frogs registered 40 wins for the fourth time in the last five seasons.
· Catcher Bryan Holaday's single in the fifth extended his current hitting streak to nine games.
· Holaday's two-hit effort was his 16th multi-hit game of the season.
· In their final collegiate at-bats seniors Hunt Woodruff and Corey Steglich each recorded a hit, with Steglich's RBI single scoring Woodruff who reached with a double.
· Texas extends its NCAA record College World Series appearance total to 33.
· The Longhorns are now 217-106-1 all-time in NCAA Championship play.
· Texas is now 12-3 all-time in NCAA Super Regional appearances.
· Texas owns a 8-2 mark in NCAA Super Regional play at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The Horns have previously captured super regional crowns the three previous times it has hosted a super regional.
· Rightfielder Kevin Keyes' solo homer in the first was his seventh home run of the season and his third in NCAA play. The shot extended his hitting streak to eight games.
· First baseman Brandon Belt's triple in the first was his team-best third of the year and extended his current hitting streak to nine games.
· Keyes' two-hit effort against TCU was his 13th multi-hit game of the season.
· Catcher Cameron Rupp's double in the fourth extended his current hitting streak to nine games, equaling his season-best streak.
· After picking up a complete game victory on Saturday, Chance Ruffin came on to throw the final 0.2 innings to earn his fifth career save and his second of the season.