AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Longhorns used four pitchers for an eight-hit shutout Tuesday while freshman catcher Jeremy Montalbano drove in the only run as the Texas Longhorns defeated the Prairie View A&M Panthers, 1-0, at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
Josh Urban started on the mound for Texas (23-20) and allowed four hits on five scoreless innings. Travis Duke (4-0), who recorded the win, went two innings and allowed three hits with three strikeouts. Corey Knebel threw a perfect ninth to earn his eighth save of the season.
Texas scored in the seventh with two outs. Jacob Felts reached on a fielding error before Brooks Marlow singled to left. Montalbano then laced a single to left center to score Felts for the lone run of the game.
Stephen Lunsford (1-3) took the loss for the Panthers despite going eight innings and giving up only one uneared run on five hits with no walks and two strikeouts. Prairie View A&M (20-21) recorded eight hits during the contest, led by first baseman Dominiq Harris, who went 2-for-4.