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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

Volleyball

Former Minnesota outside hitter Jenna Wenaas is transferring to Texas

Former Minnesota outside hitter Jenna Wenaas is transferring to Texas

January 12, 2023

Junior outside hitter Jenna Wenaas announced her transfer from Minnesota to Texas on Dec. 23 via Instagram. She will join the reigning NCAA volleyball champions for the 2023 season. Ironically, Wenaas’...

Senior Logan Eggleston jumps to block the ball during a game against Kansas State on Nov. 16, 2022.

Logan Eggleston’s triumphant Texas career comes to close

January 9, 2023

After five years of wearing a Longhorn jersey, with the 2022 NCAA National Championship title under her belt, outsider hitter Logan Eggleston posted a bittersweet goodbye to Texas in order to embark on...

Texas volleyball claims national championship, ends decade-long title drought

Texas volleyball claims national championship, ends decade-long title drought

December 17, 2022

With a 25-24 lead in the third set and do-or-die match point on the line for Louisville, sophomore libero Keonilei Akana delivered a service ace for Texas. A rush from the bench stormed toward the Longhorns...

No. 1 volleyball takes down San Diego, advances to national championship

No. 1 volleyball takes down San Diego, advances to national championship

December 16, 2022

Top-seeded Texas volleyball held its own in the NCAA tournament national semifinal against No. 2 seed San Diego on Thursday, securing a spot in the national championship game with a 3-1 win in Omaha, Nebraska. “What...

No. 1 volleyball advances to Final Four after 4 set battle against Ohio State in final home game

No. 1 volleyball advances to Final Four after 4 set battle against Ohio State in final home game

December 11, 2022

For the third time this season, the top-seeded Longhorns toppled No. 3 seed Ohio State in a four-set battle on Saturday in Gregory Gym to advance to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament. The win against...

No. 1 Texas volleyball triumphs over Marquette, advances to Elite Eight

No. 1 Texas volleyball triumphs over Marquette, advances to Elite Eight

December 8, 2022

Top-seeded Texas volleyball beat out No. 4 seed Marquette 3-1 in the NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal on Thursday at Gregory Gym. With the win, the Longhorns will make their 16th Elite Eight appearance...

No. 1 volleyball sweeps Georgia, advances to Sweet 16

No. 1 volleyball sweeps Georgia, advances to Sweet 16

December 3, 2022

After a first-round win for top-seeded Texas volleyball and an upset from Georgia over No. 8-seed Towson on Thursday, the Longhorns faced and swept the Bulldogs in the second round of the NCAA Tournament...

Senior Asjia ONeal jumps to hit the ball during a game against Kansas on Nov. 16, 2022. Texas won 3-0.

Texas kicks off NCAA tournament with sweep of Fairleigh Dickinson

December 2, 2022

Top-seeded Texas swept Fairleigh Dickinson 3-0 to start out its playoff journey at Gregory Gym on Thursday. With a sold-out student section and plenty of burnt orange in the building, Gregory Gym hosted...

2022 NCAA Volleyball Tournament preview: Texas clinches No. 1 overall seed

2022 NCAA Volleyball Tournament preview: Texas clinches No. 1 overall seed

November 30, 2022

When the 2022 NCAA Volleyball Championship bracket was announced on Sunday by the Division I Women’s Volleyball committee, the Longhorns earned the No. 1 overall seed in the tournament.   2022 marks...

Senior Asjia ONeal jumps to hit the ball during a game against Kansas on Nov. 16, 2022. Texas won 3-0.

No.1 Texas volleyball sweeps Kansas 3-0 after difficulty in first matchup earlier in season

November 16, 2022

After a challenging five-set match against Kansas earlier in Big 12 conference play, No 1. Texas swept Kansas in their second matchup on Wednesday in Gregory Gym. Overall, Texas’ back row attacks...

From classroom to court: Freshman libero Emma Halter builds teamwork outside of the gym

From classroom to court: Freshman libero Emma Halter builds teamwork outside of the gym

November 15, 2022

Emma Halter, a freshman libero for the Texas volleyball team, has jumped right into her first year at UT. Naturally, she has learned plenty from her coaches and teammates, but she’s also learned how...

No. 1 Texas volleyball exacts revenge over Iowa State with sweep

No. 1 Texas volleyball exacts revenge over Iowa State with sweep

November 9, 2022

No. 1 Texas volleyball faced Iowa State for the second time this season hoping to redeem itself after the first matchup resulted in the Longhorns’ first loss of the season. On Wednesday, the Longhorns...

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