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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

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Title IX is more than just women getting to play

May 3, 2012

Since Title IX’s inception, the landscape of college athletics has transformed immensely. The legislation, which prohibited sexual discrimination at educational institutions, has not only given female...

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Texas soars to second place finish at Big 12 Championships

April 30, 2012

Just days before the first round of the Big 12 Championship, junior Madison Pressel was ruled out with a right shoulder injury that persisted for months and finally prevented her from playing. Last year’s...

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Freshman Strauss has battled back to lead Texas into the postseason

April 27, 2012

After a year of change, struggles, successes and adjustments to a new country, freshman Bertine Strauss is peaking at the right time and will be a huge part of any success Texas has this postseason. In...

Making final preparations before an exciting postseason

April 25, 2012

Exhibition with Vanderbilt With an open weekend and an extra pocketed day of competition, Texas took on Vanderbilt in a one-day dual event two weekends ago. Not only was this an extra opportunity to...

Texas ready for final tune-up before postseason

April 13, 2012

With two weeks left before the Longhorns defend their Big 12 title, Texas is taking advantage of an open weekend and putting in some final competitive action against highly ranked Vanderbilt. “We...

Texas finishes 7th in Arizona

April 2, 2012

In arguably Texas’ toughest tournament of the year, the Longhorns rode a hot second round to finish seventh overall as a team. After a solid opening round that had Texas in sixth place, it hoped...

Longhorns head to Arizona looking to return to the top

March 30, 2012

This weekend’s task at the PING/ASU Invitational would appear to be the Longhorns’ hardest of the spring, but it may be just what No. 31 Texas is looking for before the Big 12 Tournament next...

Dubreuil leads Horns with 12th-place finish

March 21, 2012

Last spring, it was junior Madison Pressel. In November, it was senior Nicole Vandermade. Two weeks ago it was junior Haley Stephens. And this week, it was junior Desiree Dubreuil. Dubreuil had her best...

Dubreuil, Strauss lead Texas after first round

March 20, 2012

Junior golfer Desiree Dubreuil has not seen tournament action since November, but it did not stop her from leading the Longhorns in day one of the Battle at Rancho Bernardo in San Diego. Dubreuil had...

Rain delays tournament, UT hopes to get on track

March 19, 2012

Despite being known for its sunny skies and beautiful weather, San Diego has not been kind to the women’s golf team the last two years. The Longhorns’ first round was postponed Sunday due to...

Stephens paces Longhorns on soaked course in Carolina

March 5, 2012

Junior Haley Stephens led Texas at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in difficult conditions, finishing 17th and 7-over (149), only 12 shots off the lead. Stephens played well on her first nine holes Sunday,...

Women’s Golf Preview

March 2, 2012

Who: Women’s Golf What: Darius Rucker Intercollegiate When: March 2-4 Where: Hilton Head, S.C. What to look for: No. 19 Texas tees off against five of the nation’s top 25 opponents in...

Strong second day on the links propels Horns to top 10 finish

February 15, 2012

Texas was looking for the perfect day to shoot themselves back into the UCF Challenge for Tuesday’s final round. The Longhorns struck gold, posting the second-best score of the day of 5-over-par...

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Vandermade leading Longhorns into final day of tourney

February 14, 2012

Despite unusually wintry conditions in Sorrento, Fla., Texas finds itself in the middle of the pack after the second of three rounds of the UCF Challenge. In Texas’ first tournament in over three...

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Golf team heads to Florida for tournament

February 10, 2012

After an extended off-season, Texas looks to get back into tournament form when they travel to Sorrento, Florida for the UCF Challenge this weekend. In the final tournament of the fall, the Longhorns,...

Horns try for first team title, reflect on memorable year

May 6, 2011

This season has been one to remember for the Longhorns, and a strong finish could land Texas in a position it has never been in since going Division I in 1998. Since Texas sent its top varsity boat...

Olympic heritage helps Boyes guide Longhorns to title

May 4, 2011

Genetics plays a huge role in what kind of physique, height or talent an athlete will have. In the professional ranks, we have seen Ken Griffey, Sr. and Ken Griffey, Jr. not only both play in the majors,...

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Longhorns hope for Big 12 Championship three-peat

April 29, 2011

After a thus-far successful spring, the Longhorns know a final push could get them to the promise land: the NCAA Championships in May. With only two regattas left, they will try to impress in order...

Another top 5 finish for Texas at Texas A&M

April 18, 2011

The Longhorns placed fifth in the last regular season tournament, earning their fifth top-five finish. Texas shot 42-over in the Aggie Invitational and finished only one stroke behind the fourth-place...

Rowers pick up accolades in classroom

April 15, 2011

We have seen what they can do in the water, but most recently, Texas has been making headlines in the classroom. On Tuesday, 18 rowers were named to the inaugural All-Big 12 At-Large Team. Unlike other...

Texas’ first road test of year goes well in Kansas

April 4, 2011

  This time of year can be tough for rowers as training peaks and races are in full swing, but in their first race away from the familiar Austin waters, the 16th-ranked Longhorns proved they...

Longhorns follow senior captain’s lead

April 1, 2011

  After four years of rowing for Texas, senior captain Jennifer VanderMaarel is finally getting the individual recognition her teammates know she deserves. It couldn’t be coming at a...

Longhorns dominate Heart of Texas regatta

March 7, 2011

What looked like an ugly day of delays and cancellations at the Heart of Texas Regatta turned into a perfect afternoon for Texas to show off its roster. After an early morning lightning scare shuffled...

Rowing: Texas sweeps varsity, novice events

March 6, 2011

After a beautiful day at Lady Bird Lake, the Longhorns continued their fast start to the spring at the Heart of Texas regatta. The Texas varsity team took the top four spots in the eight final, while...

Texas looks to stay hot at Heart of Texas Regatta

March 4, 2011

  There is little to no home-field advantage in rowing. Water conditions always differ, fans are far removed from the competitors and coaches don’t have easy access to their teams.   But...

Texas looks to stay hot at Heart of Texas Regatta

March 4, 2011

  There is little to no home-field advantage in rowing. Water conditions always differ, fans are far removed from the competitors and coaches don’t have easy access to their teams.   But...

Texas looks to stay hot at Heart of Texas Regatta

March 4, 2011

There is little to no home-field advantage in rowing. Water conditions always differ, fans are far removed from the competitors and coaches don’t have easy access to their teams. But Texas...

Rowers sweep top five events in first test of spring

February 14, 2011

The wind chill was below freezing, and they hadn’t competed in the water since November, but the Longhorns still put on an impressive performance Saturday at Lady Bird Lake. Texas claimed...