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Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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Volleyball great Bailey Webster reflects on Hall of Honor induction while pursuing masters degree at Texas

Jordan Mitchell, Sports Reporter December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 29 flipbook. On a cool Saturday morning, Bailey Webster stood in the limelight of the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, not as a current...

Defense improvements crucial to keep Texas volleyball in 2022 championship contention

Defense improvements crucial to keep Texas volleyball in 2022 championship contention

Jordan Mitchell, Sports Reporter December 17, 2021
Looking forward to Texas volleyball's 2022 season, the team will have to focus on improving back row defense to be serious championship contenders.
2021 end-of-season Texas volleyball standout players

2021 end-of-season Texas volleyball standout players

Hannah Williford, Sports Reporter December 17, 2021
As Texas volleyball’s season came to an end in a loss to Nebraska in the Elite Eight, a group of players emerged as game changers for the Longhorns. 
No. 2 Texas falls short of redemption season in Elite Eight loss to No. 10 Nebraska, 3-1

No. 2 Texas falls short of redemption season in Elite Eight loss to No. 10 Nebraska, 3-1

Hannah Williford, Sports Reporter December 12, 2021
Saturday night, the Longhorns fell 3-1 to No. 10 Nebraska in Gregory Gym. 
No. 2 Texas volleyball mounts third-set comeback to overcome 0-2 deficit, tops No. 15 Washington 3-2

No. 2 Texas volleyball mounts third-set comeback to overcome 0-2 deficit, tops No. 15 Washington 3-2

Jordan Mitchell, Sports Reporter December 9, 2021
Texas stormed back from a two-set deficit to win 3-2 over No. 15 Washington to advance to the Elite Eight.
Volley Talk: Digging into No. 15 Washington’s game strategy with The Daily UW

Volley Talk: Digging into No. 15 Washington’s game strategy with The Daily UW

Jordan Mitchell December 8, 2021

The Daily Texan spoke with Spencer Smith, volleyball beat writer at The Daily of The University of Washington ahead of Thursday’s NCAA Regional matchup in Austin between the No. 2 Longhorns and No. 15...

No. 2 Texas volleyball advances to regionals in NCAA tournament with sweep of Rice

No. 2 Texas volleyball advances to regionals in NCAA tournament with sweep of Rice

Jordan Mitchell December 4, 2021

After one of the lowest Gregory Gymnasium attendances all season at Thursday night’s Sacred Heart vs. Texas match, head coach Jerritt Elliott got his wish for a sold out venue in Texas volleyball’s...

Texas starts NCAA tournament with sweep against Sacred Heart as Nalani Iosia shines

Texas starts NCAA tournament with sweep against Sacred Heart as Nalani Iosia shines

Hannah Williford December 3, 2021

It was all business for Texas on Thursday, and that was exactly the way head coach Jerritt Elliott wanted it. In the first round of the NCAA tournament, Texas dominated Sacred Heart in a 3-0 sweep at...

No. 2 Texas volleyball looks to improve fan engagement during NCAA tournament

No. 2 Texas volleyball looks to improve fan engagement during NCAA tournament

Jordan Mitchell, Sports Reporter December 1, 2021

Despite Texas volleyball’s greatness in the previous 20 years, head coach Jerritt Elliott said it’s  been hard rallying students behind his championship endeavors.  “Historically, we have not...

The 3 keys to success for Texas volleyball’s NCAA redemption run

The 3 keys to success for Texas volleyball’s NCAA redemption run

Hannah Williford November 29, 2021

Redemption was the theme of the season for Texas volleyball.  Last spring, the Longhorns made their way to the NCAA volleyball championship against Kentucky, one game away from taking home the trophy....

No. 2 women’s volleyball wins Big 12 Championship with sweep against Texas Tech

No. 2 women’s volleyball wins Big 12 Championship with sweep against Texas Tech

Jordan Mitchell November 27, 2021

The No. 2 Texas Longhorns are Big 12 champions for the fifth consecutive year. In a dominant showing at the United Supermarkets Arena, Texas kept Texas Tech to a .111 hitting percentage in their 3-0...

No. 2 Longhorns cause Texas Tech takedown, 3-1

No. 2 Longhorns cause Texas Tech takedown, 3-1

Hannah Williford November 27, 2021

The Longhorns are almost there. Almost to a Big 12 Championship and almost to the tournament they’ve sought redemption for since their loss in the championship last season. No. 2 Texas took out...