Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

McNeal leads Longhorns to win

Lauren Giudice November 21, 2011

After an injury prevented her from playing much of the first half of the season, junior Sha’Dare McNeal hit her stride. She led the No. 9 Longhorns (20-4, 13-1 Big 12) to their 13th consecutive...

Longhorns head to Missouri

Lauren Giudice November 18, 2011

The No. 9 Longhorns (19-4, 12-1 Big 12) are heading to Missouri this weekend with a lot of momentum pushing them towards a Big 12 conference victory. With just three games left in conference play, the...

Slow starts for Texas

Lauren Giudice November 17, 2011

In the Longhorns’ last two games, the team has not started out the way they had hoped. The first set of Wednesday’s game against Baylor was a tough battle. There were eight lead changes, and...

Horns sweep Bears

Chris Hummer November 17, 2011

Nothing seems to be able to slow down this Texas squad, not even a hungry and motivated bear. Baylor (18-12, 5-9 Big 12) came into the match fighting for a spot in the NCAA tournament, but No. 9 Texas...

Press Box Observations: Texas takes down Baylor

Chris Hummer and Lauren Giudice November 17, 2011

Here are three observations from Texas’ win over Baylor. Fresh faces come in for Texas With the loss of Khat Bell, Gregory Gym has seen some fresh faces playing on the court. Sophomore middle blocker...

Bell’s injury hurts less thanks to deep bench

Chris Hummer November 16, 2011

When Khat Bell went down with a season-ending knee injury two weeks ago, it could have been a disaster for the Longhorns. But thankfully for Texas, her teammates, especially those coming off the bench,...

Texas rolls over Kansas State

Chris Hummer November 14, 2011

The No. 8 Longhorns (18-4, 21-1 in Big 12) had a quartet of players with double-digit kills Saturday against Kansas State, which was more than enough as the team rolled to a four-set win over the Wildcats. Sophomore...

Texas has to reshuffle its lineup

Lauren Giudice November 11, 2011

After Sha’Dare McNeal hurt her knee in first match of the year, the Longhorns altered their lineup to compensate. Now they face a new challenge: losing Khat Bell for the rest of the season. “We’ve...

Texas continues winning streak

Lauren Giudice November 10, 2011

The Longhorns didn’t skip a beat without one of their top players. In No. 8 Texas’ (17-4, 10-1 Big 12) first game without Khat Bell this season, fellow freshman Haley Eckerman stepped up and...

Texas volleyball set up for solid aces

Chris Hummer November 9, 2011

Bounce, bounce, bounce. Ball steady, arm back, solid contact, over the net, then — hopefully — an ace. This is the sequence of events that goes through the mind of every server in volleyball...

Bailey Webster helps Texas knock off Kansas

Chris Hummer November 7, 2011

Every team has off nights, but the good ones are able to push through and come out with a win. That’s exactly what the Longhorns did Saturday, downing Kansas 3-2 (25-20, 18-25, 25-19, 16-25, 15-8). The...

Longhorns head to Kansas

Lauren Giudice November 4, 2011

Over the past seven games, it has been very easy to forget that Khat Bell and Haley Eckerman are just freshmen and that Bailey Webster was injured all last season. But it’s true. These three players...