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Jungmann punches UT's Omaha ticket

Freshman pitcher powers Longhorns past TCU and into College World Series

Originally Published: June 8, 2009
By Tim Griffin | ESPN.com

AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas freshman pitcher Taylor Jungmann couldn't think of a place where he would have rather been.

The Longhorns' season precariously hung in the balance, and many young pitchers wouldn't have wanted the pressure of starting a game that would decide a trip to the College World Series.

But not Jungmann, whose supreme confidence belied his lack of experience. He told reporters the day before the game he was ready for the responsibility and proved it from his ...

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