AUSTIN (KVEO) — Former McAllen Bulldog pitcher Aaron Nixon has had a stellar start to his career with the Texas Longhorn’s baseball team, earning him a spot as our DHR Health Athlete of the Week.
Nixon has cemented a spot as a go-to closer for the Longhorns, appearing in nine games so far this season for the No. 9 ranked Texas squad. He earned his first career win in a save against South Carolina on March 12.
The freshman has posted a 3.38 ERA, tallying 14 strikeouts on 13.1 innings pitched so far this season.