Who is the coach of Texas Longhorns softball team?

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coach of Texas Longhorns softball team – The current head coach of the University of Texas Longhorns softball team is Mike White.

White was a top pitcher on the US National Teams before retiring in 2007. He was a standout during his own fastpitch playing career.

Mike White came to the University of Texas from Oregon, and on June 25, 2018, he was named head coach of the Longhorns.

Who is the coach of Texas Longhorns softball team?

White wasted no time putting his stamp on the Texas program during his first season at the helm in 2019, leading the Longhorns to;

  1. A 46-17 record (a 15-win improvement from the 2018 campaign),
  2. A No. 10 final ranking in the Softball poll (No. 11 in the USA Today/NFCA ranking) as well as
  3. The first NCAA Regional title and NCAA Super Regional appearance for the Burnt Orange & White since 2013.

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White mentored three Softball America All-Americans;

  1. Pitchers Elish & Shealyn O’Leary as well as Jefferson,
  2. A pair of NFCA All-Americans (Elish & Jefferson),
  3. Three NFCA All-Central Region inclusions (Elish, Jefferson & catcher Mary Iakopo) and
  4. Five All-Big 12 selections (Elish, Jefferson, Iakopo, O’Leary and outfielder Kaitlyn Washington).

From a pitching standpoint, Elish completed the season with 18 wins, led the Big 12 with 11 solo shutouts and finished second in the league with 226 strikeouts.

O’Leary was the NCAA Division I statistical champion in ERA at 0.65, was named Softball America’s National Freshman Pitcher of the Year and was a top 10 finalist for the NFCA National Freshman of the Year award.

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