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What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

September 16, 1951

Betsy Rawls Wins U.S. Women's Open

Golfer Betsy Rawls shoots a 293 to win the 1951 U.S. Women's Open in Georgia.

September 16, 1975

Kip Harkrider is Born

Baseball player Kip Harkrider is born in Carthage, Texas.

September 16, 1978

Football: Texas at Rice 1978

#7 Texas beats Rice in football 34-0.

September 16, 1981

Volleyball: Texas at Texas Lutheran 1981

Texas beats Texas Lutheran in volleyball 16-14, 14-16, 15-8, 15-7.

September 16, 1989

Volleyball: Penn State versus Texas 1989

Texas beats #14 Penn State in volleyball 15-6, 6-15, 15-6, 14-16, 15-9.

September 16, 1990

Volleyball: Iowa versus Texas 1990

Texas beats Iowa in volleyball 15-11, 15-4, 15-8.

September 16, 1991

Football: TCU versus Texas 1991

Texas beats TCU in football 32-0.

September 16, 1995

Football: Pittsburgh versus Texas 1995

#15 Texas beats Pittsburgh in football 38-27.

September 16, 1997

Volleyball: Houston versus Texas 1997

Texas beats Houston in volleyball 15-2, 15-9, 16-14.

September 16, 2000

Volleyball: Iowa State versus Texas 2000

Texas beats Iowa State in volleyball 15-5, 15-7, 15-5.

September 16, 2000

Football: Texas at Stanford 2000

Stanford beats #5 Texas in football 24-27.

September 16, 2000

Josh Davis, Neil Walker, and Gary Hall Jr. Win Silver

Josh Davis, Neil Walker, and Gary Hall Jr. earn a silver medal with the USA Men's 4x100m Freestyle Relay team in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

September 16, 2000

Erin Phenix Wins Gold

Swimmer Erin Phenix earns a gold medal as part of the USA Women's 4x100m Freestyle Relay team in the 2000 Summer Olympics.

September 16, 2005

Women's Soccer: Portland versus Texas 2005

Portland beats Texas in women's soccer 1-2.

September 16, 2006

Volleyball: Texas at Kansas 2006

Texas beats Kansas in volleyball 30-18, 30-18, 30-18.

September 16, 2006

Women's cross Country: Texas A&M Invitational 2006

The Texas women's cross country team finishes 3rd at the Texas A&M Invitational with a total points of 113.

September 16, 2006

Football: Texas at Rice 2006

#8 Texas beats Rice in football 52-7.

September 16, 2007

Roger Clemens Makes Last MLB Appearance

Pitcher Roger Clemens plays in his final Major League game, for the New York Yankees.

September 16, 2009

Volleyball: Baylor versus Texas 2009

Texas beats #24 Baylor in volleyball 25-21, 25-22, 25-15.

September 16, 2010

Volleyball: Texas at Texas A&M 2010

Texas A&M beats Texas in volleyball 22-25, 18-25, 23-25.

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I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.

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Written by Brian Combs

July 17th, 2012 at 5:27 pm

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