The No. 26 Longhorns enter this weekend’s matches against No. 30 Houston and No. 6 USC on a six-match losing streak.
After spending the first month and a half of the spring season in the top 20, Texas fell back eight spots after its recent losses to Northwestern and Vanderbilt.
The team’s 4-3 loss to the Commodores marked the first time Texas had scored more than two points since its last win a month ago.
It has not been all bad for Texas during the streak, as individuals have stepped up their play. Sophomore Breaunna Addison tallied two ranked wins two weekends ago, moving up to No. 16 in the singles ranking.
With a 3-6 record so far this season, winning at home in the next four non-conference matches would be a huge confidence booster for Texas as Big 12 play approaches.
Texas wraps up February with a game against the Cougars and begins March playing against the Trojans.