Social media reacts to Jalin Flores’ grand slam into the Yeti Yard

It was an electric Friday evening at UFCU Disch-Falk Field in Austin.

No. 16 Texas opened the 2024 baseball season against San Diego with a 7-3 win. Although the Longhorns trailed heading into the sixth inning, sophomore shortstop Jalin Flores cranked a go-ahead grand slam in the bottom of the sixth to secure the win.

Flores’ blast sent the college baseball world into a frenzy as the ball landed in Texas’ new Yeti Yard. Fans in the Yeti Yard began jumping up and down and spraying beverages to celebrate the grand slam.

The Yeti Yard is sure to be focal point for home games throughout the season. Here’s a look at how fans reacted to Flores’ grand slam and its storybook landing spot.

Story originally appeared on Longhorns Wire