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 acts as versatile athlete, team DJ

Shabab Siddiqui November 5, 2010

Sophomore Sha’Dare McNeal is a little hard to pin down and define. McNeal teeters on shy and quiet, but claims she’s the opposite when around people she knows really well. She used...

Kocher at home back in starting lineup

Shabab Siddiqui November 3, 2010

When freshman setter Hannah Allison went down, the Longhorns spent very little time in a panic. After all, junior setter Michelle Kocher — the team’s “backup” — may be...

Elliott’s bunch succeeding in difficult stretch of season

Austin Laymance November 1, 2010

Two teams, two sports, two genders, two National Championship appearances a season ago and two programs moving in completely opposite directions. Jerritt Elliott’s resilient group has reeled...

Deep bench a force behind Texas’ spiking stock

Austin Laymance October 29, 2010

As Texas travels to Colorado on Saturday, the team will look to build off a huge win at home over No. 2 Nebraska on Wednesday. The Longhorns have won seven straight matches and 10 of the last 11, including...

Victory continues team’s recent dominance

Shabab Siddiqui October 28, 2010

There’s something about the twice-a-year Texas-Nebraska matchup that puts everything in the framework of past, present and future. There’s a past, especially in the late 1990s to mid-2000s,...

Texas creams Cornhuskers at home

Austin Laymance October 28, 2010

With ESPNU in the house and a raucous crowd on hand, there was a buzz in the air at Gregory Gym on Wednesday reminiscent of playoff volleyball as Texas defeated Nebraska 3-1 to move a game-and-a-half...

Texas, Nebraska face off for final meeting in Big 12

Shabab Siddiqui October 27, 2010

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was seasons of light, it was seasons of darkness. It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair. We had everything before us, we had...

Faucette leads way as Nebraska match looms

Shabab Siddiqui October 25, 2010

The Longhorns keep rolling, if not in the prettiest fashion. Texas won its sixth straight match in a sweep of Kansas State 25-19, 25-23, 25-19 on Friday at Gregory Gym. The atypical Friday game...

Surging Horns put streak to test

Shabab Siddiqui October 22, 2010

The Longhorns have dropped one set in the last five matches. Some may forget that things looked much grimmer less than a month ago. Texas hopes to build on its five-game winning streak as it hosts...

Roberson’s 19 kills help Texas sweep Kansas, extend win streak

Austin Laymance October 21, 2010

The rest of the Big 12 is finding out just how dangerous Texas can be when it balances out its offense. The No. 10 Longhorns pieced together another sweep to extend their win streak to a season-best...

Errors may prove costly for Texas

Shabab Siddiqui October 20, 2010

The Longhorns’ serves can be loosely compared to Frodo’s ring in “The Lord of the Rings”: While its powers can be successfully leveraged against opponents, it can also have a...

Roberson key as Longhorns dispatch Tech with hitting

Austin Laymance October 18, 2010

Amber Roberson and the No. 11 Longhorns are on a tear, winning their fourth-straight match Saturday against Texas Tech 3-0 and looking more and more like the Texas team many expected to see before the...