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

Allison, Roberson’s athletic families

Lauren Giudice October 5, 2011

Some might say sophomore setter Hannah Allison and senior outside hitter Amber Roberson have a genetic advantage on the court. Both girls were born into athletic families. Allison’s mom Kelly played...

Oklahoma takes down Texas volleyball

Lauren Giudice September 29, 2011

The comeback fell just short. No. 25 Oklahoma upset No. 8 Texas on Wednesday night in Norman. Although the Longhorns came back from a 2-0 deficit, the team could not finish the fifth set. The 16-25,...

Pair of Texas liberos hail all the way from Hawaii

Chris Hummer September 28, 2011

Hawaii is know for its sandy beaches, great weather and relaxing environment, but around Austin, the Aloha state is know for producing the excellent defensive volleyball players Sydney Yogi and Sarah Palmer. Last...

Horns sweep Kansas

Lauren Giudice September 26, 2011

Texas began Big 12 volleyball competition exactly how it wanted to: with a 3-0 sweep of Kansas. The Longhorns started out strong in the first set and a kill by freshman outside hitter Khat Bell ended...

Texas looks to begin conference play on the right foot

Chris Hummer September 23, 2011

The Longhorns have had themselves an eventful non-conference season. They started out with a pair of wins in the Burnt Orange Classic, but went on to lose three straight games to top 10 teams —...

Longhorns find need for improvement

Lauren Giudice September 20, 2011

After going 3-0 this weekend in Austin, the No. 8 Longhorns are heading to Fort Worth to take on TCU in their last game before conference play. Although the Longhorns had a good weekend, there are still...

Texas dominates tournament

Lauren Giudice September 19, 2011

The No. 8 Longhorns returned to Gregory Gym over the weekend and had dominating performances over Santa Clara, SMU and UTSA. They began the weekend by sweeping Santa Clara in three sets. Texas dominated...

After Penn State win, Longhorns ready for tournament

Lauren Giudice September 16, 2011

Last Saturday night, No. 8 Texas did something it hasn’t done since 1989 — beat No. 5 Penn State. Although the Longhorns went up two sets, a fifth set was required for Texas to defeat the four-time...

Senior Sydney Yogi provides plenty of defense on the back line

Chris Hummer September 15, 2011

Sydney Yogi stands out. As the Longhorns take the court for introductions, their height is obvious when you go down the line and you see players between 6 feet 1 inch and 6 feet 5 inches. Then in a bit...

Texas defeats rival Penn State, falls to Florida in Big Four Classic

Chris Hummer September 12, 2011

The Longhorns took a giant step forward and a small step back over the weekend in the Nike Big Four Classic. On Saturday, No. 10 Texas (3-3) was finally able to clear a big hurdle against No. 2 Penn State,...

Top teams await Horns in Nike Big Four Classic

Chris Hummer September 9, 2011

The Longhorns are coming off of a pair of disappointing straight-set losses to Minnesota last weekend on their first road trip of the season. With Texas’ tough non-conference schedule there is no...

Bailey Webster is back and better than ever

Lauren Giudice September 8, 2011

Last season did not turn out like Bailey Webster had expected. During preseason practice last year, Webster tore her ACL and had surgery on her right knee in August 2010. Although she was ranked as the...