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

More to Longhorns, Lions than success on volleyball court

Shabab Siddiqui January 18, 2011

A few post-season thoughts: • Before playing Penn State for the second Final Four in a row, Head Coach Jerritt Elliott implied that the two teams look to be headed for a long-term rivalry of...

Longhorns lose three seniors as well as rematch

Shabab Siddiqui December 17, 2010

KANSAS CITY — With Texas losing its rematch to Penn State as well as seniors Juliann Faucette, Jennifer Doris and Lauren Dickson to graduation, with the former two being the winningest players...

Texas falls to Penn State in national semifinals

Austin Laymance December 17, 2010

KANSAS CITY — Maybe a rematch wasn't the best idea for Texas. While this year’s edition of the Texas-Penn State matchup featured a pair of vastly different teams compared to a season...

Elliott’s team prepares for Final Four rematch against Penn State

Austin Laymance December 16, 2010

What a difference a year makes. Texas finds itself in a new role in this year’s edition of the Final Four — the underdog. It’s hard to believe that a team that’s won...

Volleyball advances to third straight Final Four

Shabab Siddiqui December 12, 2010

Almost a year to the day, Texas will get its shot at Penn State again. The Longhorns fought through a tough weekend to advance to its third straight Final Four, taking down eighth-seeded Illinois...

Head coach celebrates 10th season in Austin as Texas competes in NCAA tournament

Shabab Siddiqui December 8, 2010

With the team playing its best volleyball of the season, spending an inordinate amount of time observing head coach Jerritt Elliott during a match is not the most fruitful use of one’s time. After...

Attendance faltering going into Regionals

Shabab Siddiqui December 7, 2010

The Longhorns have won 17 matches in a row, toppled ranked opponents in Nebraska, UCLA and Iowa State and have not lost at home since Sept. 3. Yet somehow, fans remain a little reluctant to pack...

Longhorns overpower Roadrunners, Bruins

Shabab Siddiqui December 6, 2010

It’s not always pretty, but the Longhorns keep rolling. Ninth-seeded Texas swept UTSA in the first round of the NCAA Volleyball Championships 25-11, 25-18, 25-15 on Friday before holding off...

Longhorns hope to set rhythm in round one

Austin Laymance December 3, 2010

While the expectations for Texas heading into the NCAA tournament are lower than in previous years, the Longhorns will be heavy favorites tonight when they face UTSA in the first round. It’s...

Grad student adds depth to injury-plagued team

Shabab Siddiqui December 2, 2010

The Longhorn’s season-long injury problems were enough for the selection committee to pin the team with a No. 9 seed in the NCAA Tournament, citing a lack of depth. But having a player like...

Elliott has revamped squad ready for NCAA tournament

Austin Laymance December 1, 2010

Jerritt Elliott’s resilient bunch is the hottest team on campus. They have the best record of any Texas team sport over the past four years and enter the NCAA tournament this Friday with the ninth...

McNeal helps UT win 15th straight match

Shabab Siddiqui November 29, 2010

No matter what the Longhorns do, the team’s successes seem to be forever overshadowed by last year’s team that came into the NCAA Tournament ranked second and lost in the national championship...