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Texas tennis may be facing the end of an era
May 19, 2020
Last week, senior Bianca Turati announced her decision to enter the professional ranks and forgo her additional year of eligibility. She’s the first of four Texas tennis seniors to decide on whether or not to stay an extra year after the coronavirus cut their spring season short.
Collin Johnson becomes third Longhorn selected in 2020 NFL Draft
April 25, 2020
Wide receiver Collin Johnson became the third Longhorn to be drafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, coming off the board as the 20th pick in the fifth round to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
How Texas came to the forefront of baseball analytics
March 12, 2020
When Ryan Monsevalles, director of player personnel and analytics, first started working for the Texas baseball team as a student video manager, he was part of a three-man crew. Now, the entire operation is transformed.
Texas baseball cruises to midweek victory over Abilene Christian
March 12, 2020
On Sunday, the Longhorn offense had its best game of the season against Cal State Fullerton, setting a season high of 12 hits and matching their season high of eight runs.
Texas baseball offense explodes in 8-4 win to secure series sweep
March 9, 2020
The Longhorn offense was relentless in Sunday’s 8-4 win over Cal State Fullerton (4–12), matching their highest run total of the year and setting a season high of 12 hits. But the story of the series sweep of the Titans was the return to form of Texas’s pitching.
Texas baseball beats Cal State Fullerton off junior Stehly’s bat
March 7, 2020
Heading into this weekend’s series against Cal State Fullerton, Texas head coach David Pierce decided to give junior infielder Murphy Stehly his shot at second base.
How a new mindset helped senior Austin Todd become Texas baseball’s best hitter
March 5, 2020
When senior outfielder Austin Todd returned to campus in the fall, Texas head coach David Pierce didn’t think he was mentally ready for the 2020 baseball season.
Importance of two-strike hitting showed last weekend for Texas baseball
March 2, 2020
Despite a nine-game winning streak to start the season, Longhorn fans learned just how important two-strike hitting is for Texas in their weekend series against LSU, Arkansas and Missouri.
Errors costly in Texas baseball’s loss to Missouri
March 1, 2020
Just 15 hours after the team’s best win of the season against No. 6 Arkansas, Texas played its sloppiest game of the season against Missouri.
Second base remains a question for Texas baseball heading into weekend test
February 28, 2020
There’s a lot for the Longhorn baseball faithful to be excited about after an undefeated start to the season. But given the level of competition the Longhorns have played so far, one area where the Longhorns look to gain clarity concerns second base.
Freshman Pete Hansen earns first career win over Sam Houston State
February 26, 2020
Freshman pitcher Pete Hansen earned his first career win in burnt orange over Sam Houston State on Tuesday.
Williams’ walk-off keeps Longhorn baseball undefeated
February 24, 2020
Texas head coach David Pierce recalls one early winter memory of junior Cam Williams as he described the infielder and transfer as one of the hardest workers on the team.
Longhorn baseball look to roll against Boise State
February 21, 2020
On Tuesday against UTSA, redshirt sophomore pitcher Cole Quintanilla quickly found himself in trouble in the top of the first. After allowing the first three batters to reach base, he was faced with a bases-loaded situation with no outs. But the right-hander didn’t panic, allowing only one run and striking out two.
Longhorn baseball stays undefeated, cruises to 6-1 victory
February 20, 2020
Despite unfavorable weather, baseball defeated Lamar 6-1 on Wednesday.
Freshmen bring excitement as Texas baseball opens season Tuesday
February 18, 2020
The Longhorn faithful came out in droves on the road for the season opener at Reckling Park in Houston and watched as Texas swept Rice to start off the season 3–0.
Pitching depth comes in clutch for Longhorn baseball in series sweep at Rice
February 16, 2020
Before the season, Texas pitching coach Sean Allen said the depth of Texas’s bullpen and pitching staff would be key for the Longhorns. During Sunday’s game at Rice, Allen’s prediction came true.
Freshmen key in Texas baseball’s 2–0 start
February 15, 2020
The message the entire offseason for this Texas team has been about moving on from a disappointing 2019 season.
Texas baseball’s success begins and ends with Elder
February 14, 2020
Through both an up-and-down 2019 season and a fall filled with moving parts at both coaching and player positions, one thing has remained constant for the Texas baseball team: pitcher Bryce Elder.
Improvement at the plate key to success
February 4, 2020
The Longhorns look to restore that feeling of glory after they started the 2019 season 12–3 but ended right at .500 after finishing conference play in a 7-16 skid and missing the Big 12 Tournament.
Alumni game gives look at past, future of Texas baseball
February 1, 2020
Beautiful weather greeted fans in attendance at Texas’ annual alumni game on Saturday afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field, where former Longhorns now playing in MLB organizations faced off against the current Texas squad.
Four former Longhorns to play in XFL
January 29, 2020
Four former Longhorns made the final rosters for the XFL, finding a new chance to keep playing football professionally.
Texas softball opens season at No. 6 national ranking
January 29, 2020
With only nine days left until the softball season kicks off, Texas softball earned a No. 6 ranking in the USA Today/National Fastpitch Coaches Association rankings.
Men’s tennis season starts smoothly with big win over No. 1 Florida
January 20, 2020
Fresh off a national championship, it didn’t take long for No. 2 Texas men’s tennis to be tested in a marquee matchup against the No. 1-ranked Florida Gators to start the season.
No. 2 men’s tennis team start championship defense against No. 1 Florida
January 14, 2020
The No. 2 Longhorns will begin their dual match season in Gainesville, Florida, against No. 1 Florida on Wednesday in their quest to defend their national championship.
Texas women’s tennis team to kick off spring season in Bahamas
January 9, 2020
The Longhorns will play No. 4 UCLA, No. 21 Florida and No. 23 Miami (Florida) at the Pink Flamingo Invitational at Baha Mar Resort in Nassau, Bahamas.
Texas men’s tennis team earns No. 2 ranking, starts season Friday
January 9, 2020
The Intercollegiate Tennis Association ranked Texas men’s tennis team second in the nation, with the Longhorns receiving four of the 12 first-place votes.
UT-Austin’s inaugural W.E.B. Du Bois distinguished visiting scholar gives first lecture
December 3, 2019
Renowned professor and psychologist Edmund W. Gordon has taught at Howard, Yeshiva, Columbia, City University of New York, Yale and Harvard. On Tuesday, he added UT-Austin to that list.
Senior Yuya Ito has come a long way to become “best player in college tennis”
December 2, 2019
Tennis head coach Bruce Berque has one special Yuya Ito memory.
UT, Austin startups showcase products, services at Venture Expo
November 21, 2019
Dozens of interested investors and representatives from 25 Austin-based companies mingled at a venture capital exposition by the McCombs School of Business Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs.
UT suspends spring 2020 Hong Kong study abroad programs after evacuating students amid protests
November 20, 2019
When student protests at The Chinese University of Hong Kong became violent on Nov. 11, UT and other universities with exchange programs began to evacuate their study abroad students.
UT-Arlington’s UTeach program revived after shutting down in October
November 15, 2019
After the UTeach program at UT-Arlington shut down in October, the College of Science at UT-Arlington reversed its decision and revived the program last week.
Detroit mayor Mike Duggan speaks to students about future of city
November 14, 2019
As part of the Dean’s Distinguished Leader Series, Detroit mayor Mike Duggan spoke at Sid Richardson Hall hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs on Wednesday
Hispanic Business Student Assoication hosts its first Día de los Muertos celebration
November 4, 2019
While the University hosted Día de los Muertos — known as Day of the Dead — in the past, the Hispanic Business Student Association hosted their own event for the first time this year.
Labraña wins singles title at Texas Invitational
November 4, 2019
Junior Fernanda Labraña didn’t let dropping the second set of the singles final to No. 80 Daevenia Achong of Miami mark the end of her fall season.
Women's tennis fall season ends in Austin
November 1, 2019
Four women’s tennis players will wrap up their fall season at this weekend’s Texas Invitational, which will take place at the Texas Tennis Center from Nov. 1-3.
International players set stage for successful future
October 31, 2019
The script couldn’t have been written any better. Senior twin sisters Anna and Bianca Turati from Barzano, Italy, won their first doubles title together Saturday at the H-E-B Women’s Pro Tennis Open hosted at the Texas Tennis Center, beating junior teammate Fernanda Labraña from Santiago, Chile, in the process.
Whole Foods CEO speaks to students about business philosophy, mission
October 30, 2019
When Austin experienced extreme flooding in 1981, Whole Foods CEO and co-founder said his organic grocery store could have failed if it were not for his customers and employees.
UTeach program emphasizes creative problem solving in the classroom
October 28, 2019
Mathematics senior Connor Dillon said he always loved making things as a kid, but when he went to college, his passion faded with the stresses of life and school.
Women's tennis freshman shines in ITA Texas Regionals
October 25, 2019
Freshman Lexi Ryngler had her coming out party at the ITA Texas Regionals in College Station last week. The California native didn’t drop a single set in her five singles matches.
Students will begin first year of UT School of Nursing transfer program next semester
October 24, 2019
A required 1-to-10 faculty-to-student ratio and limited room for student placements at clinical sites means the School of Nursing accepts few students every year.
Senior Ito caps off excellent week with a men’s singles championship
October 16, 2019
Senior Yuya Ito captured his first singles title of the fall session against No. 10 Sam Riffice of the University of Florida.
Freshman Siem Woldeab named ITA National Player of the Month
October 10, 2019
Texas tennis headed into the season with two top dogs — seniors Christian Sigsgaard and Yuya Ito, both All-Americans and the No. 2 and No. 4 players in the country, respectively. But true freshman Siem Woldeab has made his own case as a force to be reckoned with in his first month as a Longhorn.
Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus comes to campus, speaks to students
October 9, 2019
Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus spoke on campus Tuesday about his experiences in legislative leadership and the current state of politics.
Sigsgaard takes home titles in Georgia
October 4, 2019
Senior Christian Sigsgaard entered the Southern Intercollegiate Championships at Athens, Georgia, ranked No. 2 in the nation in the ITA preseason rankings. Sigsgaard certainly proved it was no fluke as he took home both the singles title and the doubles title with freshman Siem Woldeab.
Report shows Austin leads in police shootings during mental health calls
October 3, 2019
The Austin Police Department has one of the highest rates of police shooting people suffering from mental health issues, according to a report released by the School of Law Human Rights Clinic and the nonprofit Austin Community Law Center.
Biotechnology company buys UT anti-cancer research platform
September 27, 2019
An Australian biotechnology company acquired an anti-cancer drug development platform created by three UT researchers last week.
Students discuss, screen movie about Asian American activist
September 18, 2019
The Asian Desi Pacific Islander American Collective (ADPAC) held a screening of the “American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs” on Tuesday at the Multicultural Engagement Center, followed by a discussion about Asian American activism.
Longhorns compete across country in Cape Cod League
July 30, 2019
College baseball has officially been over for nearly a month, but a few Longhorns have been playing in Massachusetts, proving that there truly is no offseason.
Longhorns in the NBA: Summer League
July 7, 2019
Amid a whirlwind of free agency moves, the NBA Summer League has started once again in both Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. Here’s what former Longhorns have been up to since the draft.
Texas shortstop forgoes senior season, signs MLB contract
June 29, 2019
Former Texas shortshop David Hamilton announced on Twitter Friday night that he will forego his senior year at Texas and sign with the Milwaukee Brewers. Hamilton's announcement came after he was drafted in the eighth round of the MLB Draft by the Brewers.
Standout center Hayes selected in NBA Draft lottery
June 21, 2019
After just one season in Austin, former Texas center Jaxson Hayes was selected eighth overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Pelicans.