Brionne Butler has had a superb year. The sophomore middle blocker has built on a shining freshman campaign by leading the Longhorns in blocks with 130 and earning All-Big 12 honors. The framework for her sophomore season started this summer when she chased a Pan-American Cup in Peru with Team USA.
With the Longhorns leading by a comfortable 13 points at halftime, it seemed as if Texas was going to finally power through an unranked non-Power Five opponent without fear of a major upset., but the University of Alabama Birmingham Blazers had other ideas.
While temperatures in the Midwest plummet to the mid-thirties this week, Texas’ men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads will be comfortably swimming inside the University of Minnesota’s Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center for the Minnesota Invitational.
The first month of the 2019-2020 college basketball season is in the books, which means teams are evaluating and determining which areas need work after an offseason of practices, scrimmages and several regular season games.
The Longhorns’ trip to Hawaii for the Rainbow Wahine Showdown ended with a loss to the host team, as the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine handed Texas its second defeat of their three games in Honolulu with a 73-60 victory in front of the home crowd at the Stan Sheriff Center.
For the past two years, the Texas volleyball team has finished in first place or tied for first place in the Big 12, but has lost in the NCAA Regional Final. This year, the team has accomplished the former, while hoping to avoid the latter.