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, 1951Betsy 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, 1975Kip Harkrider is Born
Baseball player Kip Harkrider is born in Carthage, Texas.
September 16, 1978Football: Texas at Rice 1978
#7 Texas beats Rice in football 34-0.
September 16, 1981Volleyball: Texas at Texas Lutheran 1981
Texas beats Texas Lutheran in volleyball 16-14, 14-16, 15-8, 15-7.
September 16, 1989Volleyball: Penn State versus Texas 1989
Texas beats #14 Penn State in volleyball 15-6, 6-15, 15-6, 14-16, 15-9.
September 16, 1990Volleyball: Iowa versus Texas 1990
Texas beats Iowa in volleyball 15-11, 15-4, 15-8.
September 16, 1991Football: TCU versus Texas 1991
Texas beats TCU in football 32-0.
September 16, 1995Football: Pittsburgh versus Texas 1995
#15 Texas beats Pittsburgh in football 38-27.
September 16, 1997Volleyball: Houston versus Texas 1997
Texas beats Houston in volleyball 15-2, 15-9, 16-14.
September 16, 2000Volleyball: Iowa State versus Texas 2000
Texas beats Iowa State in volleyball 15-5, 15-7, 15-5.
September 16, 2000Football: Texas at Stanford 2000
Stanford beats #5 Texas in football 24-27.
September 16, 2000Josh 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, 2000Erin 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, 2005Women's Soccer: Portland versus Texas 2005
Portland beats Texas in women's soccer 1-2.
September 16, 2006Volleyball: Texas at Kansas 2006
Texas beats Kansas in volleyball 30-18, 30-18, 30-18.
September 16, 2006Women'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, 2006Football: Texas at Rice 2006
#8 Texas beats Rice in football 52-7.
September 16, 2007Roger Clemens Makes Last MLB Appearance
Pitcher Roger Clemens plays in his final Major League game, for the New York Yankees.
September 16, 2009Volleyball: Baylor versus Texas 2009
Texas beats #24 Baylor in volleyball 25-21, 25-22, 25-15.
September 16, 2010Volleyball: Texas at Texas A&M 2010
Texas A&M beats Texas in volleyball 22-25, 18-25, 23-25.« 1 of 2 »
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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