The defending Big 12 Champions kicked off the 2017 conference race with an impressive 8-5 win on Sunday to sweep the Texas Longhorns down in Austin.This was the first sweep of the 'Horns for the Red Raiders baseball program. With the three-game sweep Tech improves to 17-4 and 3-0 in the Big 12.

It doesn't get an easier this week as the Raiders will host the University of Las Vegas-Nevada on (March 21-22) and then hit the road for a three-game weekend series with the Shockers of Wichita State up in Wichita, Kansas.