Baseball preview: Texas State
March 14, 2011
No. 5 Texas (11-5) vs. Texas State (12-3)
• Last season, outfielder Paul Montalbano keyed both of Texas’ come-from-behind wins against the Bobcats. On March 9, Montalbano hit a two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel the Longhorns to a 4-3 win. He went 2-for-2 with two RBI for the game. On April 13, he hit a two-out, two-run triple in the bottom of the eighth to give Texas a 6-5 win.
• Freshman Erich Weiss enters Tuesday’s game leading the Big 12 in on-base percentage (.529) and triples (4). He also ranks second in the league in batting average (.415) and slugging percentage (.660) and third in RBI (16).