Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

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.

April 30, 1971

B. J. Tyler is Born

Point guard B. J. Tyler is born in Galveston, Texas.

April 30, 1984

Andra Manson is Born

Olympic high jumper Andra Manson is born.

April 30, 2005

Baseball: Missouri versus Texas 2005

#14 Missouri beats #1 Texas in baseball 2-7.

April 30, 2005

Softball: Texas at Oklahoma State 2005

Texas beats Oklahoma State in softball 2-1.

April 30, 2005

Men's Tennis: Baylor versus Texas 2005

#1 Baylor beats #5 Texas in tennis 1-4.

April 30, 2005

Women's Tennis: Colorado versus Texas 2005

#10 Texas beats Colorado in tennis 4-0.

April 30, 2006

Baseball: Texas at Texas A&M 2006

#7 Texas beats Texas A&M in baseball 6-5.

April 30, 2006

Softball: Oklahoma State versus Texas 2006

#2 Texas beats Oklahoma State in softball 3-0.

April 30, 2006

Men's Tennis: Baylor versus Texas 2006

#2 Texas beats #1 Baylor in tennis 4-1.

April 30, 2006

Women's Tennis: Baylor versus Texas 2006

#5 Baylor beats #20 Texas in tennis 0-4.

April 30, 2006

Scott and Wright are Drafted

Offensive tackle Jonathan Scott is drafted 141st by the Detroit Lions and defensive tackle Rodrique Wright is picked 226th by the Miami Dolphins in the second day of the 2006 NFL Draft.

April 30, 2008

Softball: Texas at Texas A&M 2008

#5 Texas A&M beats Texas in softball 1-2.

April 30, 2009

Softball: UT San Antonio versus Texas 2009

Texas beats UT San Antonio in softball 3-2.

April 30, 2010

Baseball: Texas at Baylor 2010

#2 Texas beats Baylor in baseball 4-2.

April 30, 2010

Women's Tennis: Big 12 Championship 2010

#18 Texas beats Oklahoma State in tennis 4-1 at the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Championship.

April 30, 2011

Baseball: Oklahoma versus Texas 2011

#7 Texas beats #14 Oklahoma in baseball 4-3.

April 30, 2011

Softball: Oklahoma versus Texas 2011

#14 Oklahoma beats #3 Texas in softball 2-5.

April 30, 2011

Women's Track & Field: Penn Relays 2011

The Texas women's track & field team finishes 1st at the Penn Relays with a total time of 3:30.08.

April 30, 2011

Men's Tennis: Big 12 Championship 2011

#9 Texas A&M beats #14 Texas in tennis 0-4 at the semifinals of the Big 12 Championship.

April 30, 2011

Women's Tennis: Big 12 Championship 2011

#25 Texas beats #22 Oklahoma in tennis 4-2 at the semifinals of the NCAA Championship.

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