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Of all the things, baseball paves the way

May 2, 2014

I went 19 years not caring about baseball. I didn’t hate baseball, but I wasn’t a fan either. I just didn’t grow up playing the sport.  It was only fitting that it would be my...

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Summer previews: track and field, men’s golf and women’s tennis

May 2, 2014

Track and field The Longhorns stay in Austin this weekend for Saturday’s Longhorn Invitational at Mike A. Myers Stadium. The meet serves as the final regular season stepping stone before postseason...

Following NCAAs, women’s tennis senior Elizabeth Begley plans for life after graduation

May 1, 2014

On May 16, senior Elizabeth Begley is not planning on congregating with her fellow sociology majors at the Frank Erwin Center.  Instead, she’ll be on the big stage. “I won’t...

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Weekend Recaps: April 25 – April 27

April 28, 2014

Cowgirls knock off Longhorns women’s tennis in semifinals The Longhorns failed to advance to a third consecutive Big 12 tournament championship after they lost to Oklahoma State 4-1 in Saturday’s...

Weekend Previews: April 25 – April 27

April 25, 2014

Postseason for men’s golf begins at Big 12 Championships The regular season is over for the Longhorns, and, from this point on, all roads lead to Kansas, the site of the 2014 NCAA Men’s...

Weekend recaps

April 21, 2014

Longhorns lose final regular season match at Penick-Allison The Longhorns closed out their final game at the Penick-Allison Center with a long and memorable match on Senior Day on Friday against Baylor. Seniors...

Women’s tennis will recognize Begley, Gajic on Senior Day

April 18, 2014

Senior Day and the last regular season match at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center will see seniors Elizabeth Begley and Juliana Gajic possibly play their last matches at home. The Longhorns will face...

Weekend recaps

April 14, 2014

Hossler steps up in California  Freshman Beau Hossler led Texas to an eighth-place finish this weekend at the Western Intercollegiate in Santa Cruz, Calif., gaining his first collegiate top-five...

Women’s tennis hosts Oklahoma and Oklahoma State

April 11, 2014

The last three matches the Longhorns will play at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center will determine if the team can claim a third-straight conference championship. This weekend, No. 22 Texas (10-9, 5-1...

Weekend recaps: track and field, men’s and women’s golf and men’s and women’s tennis

April 7, 2014

Marielle Hall’s top-10 all-time performance highlights track and field’s trip to Stanford Invitational The Longhorn women continued their rampage through the record books this weekend at...

Weekend Previews: Men and women’s tennis and women’s golf

April 4, 2014

Men's Tennis Returning from a long weekend of victories against three different Oklahoma schools, Texas will compete against TCU on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in the Penick-Allison Tennis Center. This...

Women’s tennis collect two shutouts over weekend

March 24, 2014

Neither the wind nor the Cyclones managed to faze the Longhorns on Friday night as No. 21 Texas swept Iowa State 7-0, the team’s second shutout of the season.  Texas won the doubles point...

Weekend Previews

March 21, 2014

Women's golf heads to SDSU Farms Invitational After a month without competition, the women’s golf team heads back to the course Monday for the SDSU Farms Invitational.  Hosted by San...

Weekend Recaps

March 17, 2014

Texas Finishes Fourth in Georgia No. 15 Texas golf grabbed its fourth top-5 finish this season on Sunday. The Longhorns finished the Schenkel Invitational tied for fourth place with Virginia.  Host...

Home not treating Longhorns well

March 7, 2014

Being at home is overrated. In the sports world, being at home is supposed to somehow give the host an advantage. That has not been the case for No. 24 Texas, which enters its last two matches...

Women’s tennis snaps streak, splits the weekend

March 3, 2014

The Longhorns ended their six-match losing streak Friday against No. 30 Houston before falling to No. 6 USC on Sunday. No. 26 Texas (4-7) had not won a match in more than a month when it claimed its...

Women’s tennis looks to end losing streak

February 28, 2014

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,...

Weekend Recaps: Feb. 14-16

February 17, 2014

Addison, Begley improve records at home for women's tennis Texas dropped two home matches over the weekend against top-20 competitors though two of its players stole the show. Sophomore Breaunna...

Injury-plagued NASCAR drivers ready for 2014

February 14, 2014

The introduction of new rules for the 2014 NASCAR season means nothing without the drivers and teams who will have to comply with them. Among those drivers are Tony Stewart and Denny Hamlin, two stars...

Longhorns welcome top-15 opponents to Austin

February 14, 2014

Coming off a winless outing in Virginia, the Longhorns return to the Forty Acres for a six-match homestand against a few more top-ranked opponents. Texas (3-4) has been in a slump lately, losing four...

Weekend Sports Recaps: Feb. 7-9

February 10, 2014

Texas golf returns from Aloha State Freshman Gavin Hall led Texas to a seventh place tie in the inaugural Amer Ari Invitational tournament this weekend.  Hall finished the last round with the...

Longhorns’ women’s tennis seeks first round win in Virginia

February 7, 2014

The Longhorns enter the 2014 ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championship in Virginia with a goal to advance past the first round, something they have yet to accomplish the last two years at this...

Undefeated men’s tennis heads on the road

February 7, 2014

Coming off their fifth shutout of the season, the Longhorns will travel north for two matches this weekend with a higher ranking in front of their name. Texas moved up four spots to No. 10 in the ITA...

Weekend recaps: men’s and women’s tennis, track and field

February 3, 2014

Men's Tennis The Texas track and field program competed at both the Razorback Invitational and the Bill Bergan Invitational over the weekend, posting strong results without sending complete...

NASCAR revamps format of the Chase

February 3, 2014

Consistency is no longer as important as winning. On Thursday NASCAR updated its format to the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Three key changes highlight the new system. In an attempt to reward winning...

Weekend Previews

January 31, 2014

Track and field to compete in the Razorback Team Invitational The Texas track and field program will split up this week, with the distance and field event groups heading to Arkansas for the Razorback...

Weekend Recaps

January 27, 2014

Track and Field Recap By Grant Gordon The Texas track and field program competed in the Cherry and Silver Collegiate Invitational over the weekend, a two-day, unscored event hosted by the University...

Preview: Texas men’s and women’s tennis and track and field

January 24, 2014

Men's tennis After a shutout victory over Arkansas on Wednesday, the No. 20 Longhorns are in the driver’s seat to a dominant season.  Texas (3-0) earned its third consecutive dual-match...

Longhorns begin long home stand

January 22, 2014

The Longhorns open the dual-match season at home Wednesday against UTSA. No. 17 Texas endured a rough 6-24 record this past weekend in Miami against three other top-ranked universities. Today, the team...

Women’s tennis start slow in Miami

January 21, 2014

The Longhorns took 12 matches to tiebreak decisions, but experienced few victories at the Miami Spring Invite. Over the course of the three-day event, the team won six of the 30 matches it competed...

Addison returns home for Spring Invite

January 17, 2014

Sophomore Breaunna Addison gets a homecoming of sorts today as she returns to action in the Miami Spring Invite. Addison burst onto the college tennis scene at last year’s Invite with a 3-0 performance...

Longhorns claim doubles event at home

November 11, 2013

Senior Elizabeth Begley and junior Lina Padegimaite defended their home turf in doubles play Sunday, a week after they were shut out in Portland, Ore. They advanced to the finals of the Longhorn Invitational...

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Addison, Horn find groove as they head to New York

November 8, 2013

They have been teammates for less than three months, but sophomore Breaunna Addison and freshman Pippa Horn are playing well with each other on the court. Both women are relatively new at Texas. Horn...

Texas women’s tennis shut out in Portland

November 4, 2013

The Longhorns brought four players to Portland for this weekend’s USTA College Invitational but failed to win a match. On Friday, senior Elizabeth Begley and junior Lina Padegimaite lost in doubles...

Longhorn duo captures doubles title in Fort Worth

October 22, 2013

Two Longhorns were able to claim the doubles title at the ITA Texas Regional Championship on Monday afternoon in Fort Worth. Sophomore Breaunna Addison and freshman Pippa Horn captured that title after...

Longhorns to compete in Lone Star State showdown

October 17, 2013

The Longhorns head to Fort Worth today for the ITA Texas Regional Championship.  Schools from all over Texas will compete to prove who is the best of the Lone Star State. This event gives senior...

Sports Sideline

October 17, 2013

Texas set for the Lone Star State showdown The Longhorns head to Fort Worth on Wednesday for the ITA Texas Regional Championship. Schools from all over Texas will compete to prove who the best of the...

Addison unable to advance in singles at ITA All-American Championships

October 7, 2013

After a five-day wait, sophomore Breaunna Addison’s first singles appearance at the ITA All-American Championships was short-lived.  Addison played Thursday against No. 11 Kyle McPhillips...

Batra advances in singles at ITA All-American Championships

September 30, 2013

Ratnika Batra collected three wins over the weekend in Southern California, advancing to the qualifying round of the ITA All-American Championships, one of three national championship events on the college tennis...

Texas women’s tennis to play in ITA All-American Championships

September 27, 2013

Texas will bring four players to the Golden State Saturday for the ITA All-American Championships. Sophomore Breaunna Addison will make her first appearance at the event, coming off a 4-0 mark at the...

Texas women’s tennis: Breaunna Addison wins first event of the season

September 15, 2013

Sophomore All-American Breaunna Addison won the white singles bracket in the Longhorns’ first event of the season as Texas traveled to Durham, N.C., this past weekend to compete in the Duke Invitational. Addison...

Longhorns claim second consecutive Big 12 crown

April 29, 2013

Texas powered past host Oklahoma State and narrowly slipped past Texas Tech before claiming a second straight conference title. Freshman Lana Groenvynck provided the biggest spark for the Longhorns...

Women’s tennis ready to defend Big 12 Championship

April 26, 2013

If the defending champions want to go back-to-back, they will have to do so as the third seed in this weekend’s Big 12 Championship. Texas (14-10, 7-2) enters the conference championship as the...

Longhorns ready to defend Big 12 Championship

April 25, 2013

If the defending champions want to go back-to-back, they will have to do so as the third seed in this week’s Big 12 Championship. Texas (14-10, 7-2) enters the conference championship as the third...

Streaks on the line in Waco as women’s tennis season comes to a close

April 19, 2013

At the conclusion of Friday’s match between Texas and Baylor, one thing will be certain: Someone’s streak will be over. The Longhorns (13-9, 6-1) and Lady Bears (13-13, 6-1) meet in Waco...

Longhorns continue Big 12 success in Kansas

April 16, 2013

The lineup changed for the Longhorns this weekend but they continued their stronghold over Big 12. Texas (13-9, 6-1 Big 12) made the trip to Kansas on Friday to take on the University of Kansas (8-9,...

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Addison all about the team despite individual success

April 12, 2013

The streak is alive, but even if it ends soon, Breaunna Addison will keep on moving. Last weekend, Addison, a freshman at Texas, won her tenth consecutive singles match in a bout against Boston University...

Addison looks to make it seven straight against SMU

March 29, 2013

Breaunna Addison has been dominant since mid-March as she continues to impress in her first season at Texas. The freshman from Florida holds a six-match winning streak, going back to her win at...

Longhorns post second straight shut-out with win over Mountaineers

March 25, 2013

Four down, five to go. The Longhorns (8-8, 4-0) are nearing the half-way point in Big 12 Conference play and continue to showcase their reign as defending conference champions. However, the team...

Longhorns shut out Cyclones at home, move to 3-0 in Big-12

March 22, 2013

Texas is taking the Big 12 by storm, and Thursday’s match against Iowa State proved it. The Longhorns and Cyclones met under cloudy conditions with a slight wind, but the weather did not faze...