No. 7 Texas (39-14, 18-6) vs. No. 9 Texas A&M (40-12, 13-10)
When: May 18-20, 2007, at 6:30/6:05/2 p.m. Central
Where: Game 1 at College Station, Texas (Olsen Field); Games 2 & 3 at Austin, Texas (UFCU Disch-Falk Field)
TV: Friday only-- Fox Sports Net (outside of Austin and San Antonio). For those in Austin and San Antonio, .
Radio: 1300 AM "The Zone"
Satellite Radio: Sunday -- Sirius Ch. 125
All-Time Series: Texas leads 225-117-5
First Meeting: 4/24/1903; a 6-2 Texas win in College Station, Texas
Last Meeting: 5/1/06; a 6-1 Texas win in Austin, Texas
Streak: Texas has won the last five meetings
Garrido vs. Texas A&M: 23-16 (23-14 at UT).
PROBABLE PITCHING MATCHUPS
May 18, 2007
Texas: LHP James Russell (8-3, 3.53 ERA)
Texas A&M: RHP Kyle Nicholson (11-1, 1.74 ERA)
May 19, 2007
Texas: RHP Adrian Alaniz (12-2, 2.37 ERA)
Texas A&M: LHP David Newmann (9-1, 3.32 ERA)
May 20, 2007
Texas: LHP Austin Wood (6-1, 3.31 ERA)
Texas A&M: RHP TBA
· Kyle Russell was named one of 16 semifinalists for the Dick Howser Trophy, honoring the top player in college baseball.
· Adrian Alaniz was selected as one of 10 semifinalists for the Roger Clemens Award, honoring the top pitcher in college baseball.
· The Longhorns are guaranteed their 50th winning season in the last 51 years, including nine consecutive winning campaigns.
· Texas needs one more victory to log its sixth consecutive 40-win season. It would stand as the longest current streak in the Big 12 Conference.
TEXAS A&M - QUICK FACTS
Head Coach: Rob Childress
Record at Texas A&M 66-42-1
Childress' Career Record: 66-42-1
Childress' Career Record vs. Texas: 0-3
2006 Record: 25-30-1
Conference Record (Finish): 6-20-1 (10th)
2006 Postseason: none