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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

All content by Katie Borchetta
Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian at the game versus Alabama on Sept. 9, 2023.

Texas football has potential to skyrocket to top of 2025 Recruiting Class List with multiple five-star recruits

Katie Borchetta, Associate Sports Editor June 13, 2024

Texas football currently sits in the No. 16 spot for its 2025 recruiting class. However, the recruiting trail is far from over. If things go in the Longhorns’ favor within the next few months, Texas...

The Texas Baseball team celebrates infielder Jared Thomas homerun off of A&Ms first pitch of the evening during the regional baseball tournament game in College Station, Texas on June 1, 2024. The Longhorns lost the game 4-2 after 11 innings.

Texas baseball falls short of College World Series appearance due to pitching struggles

Katie Borchetta, Associate Sports Editor June 11, 2024

After Texas fell 4-2 to Texas A&M in the College Station Regionals June 1, the Longhorns continued their losing streak. Texas fell to Louisiana the next day, a team it conquered earlier in the tournament,...

Sophomore shortstop Jalin Flores hits the ball during Texas game against Louisiana in the NCAA Baseball Regional Tournament in College Station, Texas on Friday. Flores hit his third grand slam of the season in the fifth inning to put the Longhorns in the lead.

Texas baseball dominates Louisiana after impressive 10-run first five innings

Katie Borchetta, Associate Sports Editor May 31, 2024

Texas Longhorn baseball secured a win over the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns 12-5 in the College Station Regionals Friday night, finding their momentum on both sides of the ball. After a slow start for...

Head mens basketball coach Rodney Terry reacts to a play during Texas game against OSU on March 2, 2024.

Texas men’s basketball reloads with trio of transfers

Katie Borchetta and JT Bowen April 17, 2024

With many Texas men’s basketball players from the 2023-24 squad either running out the eligibility clock or entering the transfer portal, a multitude of holes needed to be filled ahead of next season....

Forward Dylan Disu drives to the basket during Texas game against Oklahoma State on March 2, 2024. The Longhorns won the game 81-65.

Texas men’s basketball says goodbye to prominent players

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor March 25, 2024

After the tragic loss on Saturday night forced an end to the season, the only thing left for Texas men’s basketball to do is look to the future as many current Longhorn stars will graduate and leave...

Forward Dillon Mitchell looks for Max Abmas play during Texas game against Houston on Monday. Texas lost in overtime 76-72.

Texas crumbled to Tennessee in second round of NCAA tournament, ending its season

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor March 24, 2024

Despite its best efforts, No.7 Texas fell in the second round of the NCAA tournament to second-seeded Tennessee, 62-58 Saturday night.  The matchup was overall slow, with neither team making impressive...

Guard Chendall Weaver runs downcourt during Texas game against OU on March 9, 2024.

First Round: What to expect from Colorado State

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor March 21, 2024

Texas men’s basketball is set to face Colorado State in the first round of the NCAA March Madness tournament after the Rams crushed Virginia 67-42 in a First Four matchup on Tuesday night.  The Rams...

Forward Dylan Disu drives to the basket during Texas game against Oklahoma State on March 2, 2024. The Longhorns won the game 81-65.

Texas falls to Baylor despite exemplary first half performance

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter March 5, 2024

Texas men’s basketball came out with a momentum that has been concealed since the last time it took on Baylor and finished with a buzzer-beater layup. However, this story does not have a happy ending...

Guard Chendall Weaver prepares to dunk the ball during Texas’ game against Oklahoma State on March 2, 2024. Weaver scored with 16 points in the Longhorns win over the Cowboys.

Despite a slow start, Texas cements win over Oklahoma State with major shift in momentum

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter March 2, 2024

Texas managed to conquer Oklahoma State 81-65 in their second to last home game of the season, despite their inability to build a substantial lead until the final 10 minutes of the game. “At the end...

Head mens basketball coach Rodney Terry motions to his players during Texas game against Iowa State on Feb. 6, 2024.

Texas falls to Kansas in a substantial blowout caused by poor shooting

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 24, 2024

Texas crumbled to No. 9 Kansas 86-67 due to shoddy defense and an inability to find scoring opportunities. A common tale for the Texas squad played out when the Longhorns initially hung with the Jayhawks,...

Dillon Mitchell dunks during Texas game against Houston on Feb. 1.

Texas men’s basketball scores a season low, gets crushed by No. 3 Houston

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 17, 2024

Coming in with hopes of redeeming itself after last month's tight overtime loss at home, Texas men’s basketball took a tragic loss against No. 3 Houston 82-61. While Texas did not come close to performing...

Dylan Disu walks onto the court ahead of Texas game against West Virginia on Feb. 10, 2024.

Dylan Disu fitting in outside 3-point line

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 15, 2024

With Texas basketball struggling this season to find a rhythm similar to last year's Elite Eight squad, graduate forward Dylan Disu is showing up in new ways for his team. Disu has always been a substantial...

Texas mens basketball conquers Mountaineers with outstanding shooting

Texas men’s basketball conquers Mountaineers with outstanding shooting

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 10, 2024

After Texas suffered a brutal loss to West Virginia early in conference play, the Longhorns clapped back with a vengeance, destroying the Mountaineers 94-58 at home. “Tonight we had great flow, just...

Wide receiver Xavier Worthy runs across the endzone after his touchdown during Texas game against Wyoming on September 16, 2023. Texas beat Wyoming 31-10.

The Daily Texan’s Super Bowl picks

With Super Bowl Sunday just a few days away, the entire country has its eyes on the matchup between Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs against the elite San Francisco 49ers. Being the sports staff...

Coach Rodney Terry during Texas game against HCU on Dec. 9, 2023.

Breaking down Bracketology: Texas’ chances of going back to NCAA tournament

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor February 6, 2024

With only nine games remaining in conference play and Texas basketball sitting at 4–5, the question arises of whether it will be a contender for the NCAA tournament.  The March Madness bracket is...

Forward Dillon Mitchell looks for Max Abmas play during Texas game against Houston on Monday. Texas lost in overtime 76-72.

Texas crumbles in overtime against No. 4 Houston after an earlier comeback

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 30, 2024

Despite what seemed to be its best effort, Texas basketball took another hit after a close but heart-breaking loss to No. 4 Houston 76-72 at home in overtime.  Tied 65-65 with 21.9 seconds left, neither...

Guard Chendall Weaver defends the Texas basket during the game against the University of Central Florida on Jan. 17.

Texas basketball’s Chendall Weaver leans into his role in Big 12 play

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter January 30, 2024

With the Texas basketball season well underway, sophomore guard Chendall Weaver has made himself a more prominent force, and fans are beginning to notice. The 6-foot-3-inch guard from Mansfield is a...

Graduate student guard Max Abmas keeps the ball from his opponent on Nov. 10, 2023 against Delaware State. Abmas scored 19 points.

Defensive errors lead to Texas basketballs crumbling in a hostile BYU away game

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter January 27, 2024

Texas basketball yet again proved to be an inferior squad in the second half after blowing the initially close match up to No. 21 BYU 84-72 Saturday in Provo, Utah. The Longhorns, now 3–4 in conference...

Forward Dylan Disu celebrates after scoring a point during Texas game against #9 Baylor on Jan. 20.

Tyrese Hunter scores game winning shot, solidifies Texas’s win against No. 9 Baylor

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter January 20, 2024

Texas basketball squeezed out a tight win over No. 9 Baylor 75-73 with a buzzer-beater layup by junior guard Tyrese Hunter, securing its second win in Big 12 play. With a minor lead of 73-70 with 14...

Guard Max Abmas goes to score during Texas game against HCU on Dec. 9, 2023.

No. 25 Texas basketball conquers Cincinnati 74-73, Abmas finishes with game winning jumper

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 10, 2024

No. 25 Texas men’s basketball defeated Cincinnati with a nail-biting finish 74-73, giving the Longhorns their first Big 12 win. Graduate guard Max Abmas secured the win for Texas with a sideline jumper...

Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian during the Longhorns game against BYU on Oct. 28, 2023.

Johnny Nansen announced as Texas’ new co-defensive coordinator, linebacker coach

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 8, 2024

Johnny Nansen, Arizona’s defensive coordinator, is set to join the Texas staff as co-defensive coordinator and linebacker coach for the 2024 season. Texas made the news official Saturday evening and...

Texas women’s basketball conquers Texas Tech, now 1–1 in conference

Texas women’s basketball conquers Texas Tech, now 1–1 in conference

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 4, 2024

After an upsetting conference opener against Baylor the week prior, No. 10 Texas women’s basketball redeemed themselves with a 74-47 win over Texas Tech in Lubbock on Wednesday.  The matchup started...

Texas men’s basketball ends non-conference play with a win over UT-Arlington

Texas men’s basketball ends non-conference play with a win over UT-Arlington

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 1, 2024

No. 21 Texas men’s basketball overcame UT-Arlington in a 79-62 win to finish off  non-conference play. Graduate guard Max Abmas broke into the Top 20 D1 basketball players for career points with...

No. 19 Texas men’s basketball defeats Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in holiday matchup

No. 19 Texas men’s basketball defeats Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in holiday matchup

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter December 22, 2023

Texas men’s basketball secured a 71-55 win against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and despite the 16-point lead the Longhorns had to finish off the game, it was still a close matchup. The Islanders...

No. 16 Texas basketball comes out on top over Texas State

No. 16 Texas basketball comes out on top over Texas State

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter December 1, 2023

Texas basketball defeated Texas State in a 77-58 matchup in the Moody Center Thursday, keeping its undefeated home record intact with five wins.  “That’s a good team out there,” Texas State head...

Graduate student guard Max Abmas keeps the ball away from an opponent at the game vs. Delaware State on Nov. 10, 2023. Abmas scored 19 points for the Longhorns, contributing to their 86-59 win.

Texas men’s basketball conquers Wyoming, Abmas reiterates his importance to the team

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter November 27, 2023

Texas men’s basketball defeated Wyoming 86-63 in its first game back after the Saatva Empire Classic last week. One thing that gave Texas an advantage off the bat against the Cowboys was the team’s...

No. 19 Texas men’s basketball escapes with a narrow 81-80 victory over Louisville

No. 19 Texas men’s basketball escapes with a narrow 81-80 victory over Louisville

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor November 20, 2023

No. 19 Texas slipped out a last-second 81-80 win against Louisville in the Saatva Empire Classic Semifinals in Madison Square Garden. Both the Longhorns and Cardinals battled fiercely in the close matchup...

Junior guard Tyrese Hunter dribbles the ball to the basket during the game against Rice on Nov. 15.

Men’s basketball Saatva Empire Classic opponent preview: Louisville, UConn, Indiana

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor November 16, 2023

No. 19 Texas men's basketball will travel for the first time this season to Madison Square Garden in New York City this weekend to compete in the Saatva Empire Classic. The Longhorns will first take...

Mens basketball coach Rodney Terry on March 27, 2023.

Texas men’s basketball comes in hot in season opener against Incarnate Word

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor November 7, 2023

No.18 Texas defeated Incarnate Word 88-56 in its season opener at the Moody Center. “It's always an exciting time, starting a new journey, a new season,” Texas head coach Rodney Terry said after...

Max Abmas dribbles the ball against a St. Edward’s defender during the University’s exhibition men’s basketball game on Oct. 30, 2023

Texas men’s basketball takes St. Edward’s in preseason exhibition match

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor October 31, 2023

Texas men’s basketball was awakened after a redeeming 84-63 win over St. Edward’s in a monumental crosstown showdown. This matchup was also meaningful for Texas head coach Rodney Terry, whose alma...

Virginia transfer Kadin Shedrick hopeful to show off his skills on the court in his first Texas season

Virginia transfer Kadin Shedrick hopeful to show off his skills on the court in his first Texas season

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor October 16, 2023

Forward graduate student and transfer from University of Virginia, Kadin Shedrick, is searching for a new beginning playing for Texas in the quickly approaching season. “I just want a new style of...

Dillon Mitchell wants another chance at a national title

Dillon Mitchell wants another chance at a national title

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor September 29, 2023

Sophomore forward Dillon Mitchell reflected on the brand new Texas men’s basketball team and his decision to stay in the program after his promising freshman season. “I want to win the national...

Former Longhorn Sir’Jabari Rice, now with the Austin Spurs, helps host youth clinic, court unveiling

Former Longhorn Sir’Jabari Rice, now with the Austin Spurs, helps host youth clinic, court unveiling

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor September 18, 2023

The Austin community took part in celebrating the renovation of the basketball court in James A. Garrison District Park, with a ribbon cutting ceremony followed by a youth basketball clinic led by former...

All-American Susan Shurr will be inducted into the 2023 Hall of Honor

All-American Susan Shurr will be inducted into the 2023 Hall of Honor

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor September 15, 2023

A former women’s track and field star, Susan Shurr will join 10 other former successful Longhorn athletes into the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor on Friday.  Shurr’s Texas career started off strong...

Tina Thompson, Jamie Carey, Karen Aston and George Washington pose for a photo at a press conference on April 28, 2016.

Former Texas women’s basketball star Jamie Carey makes her way into the 2023 Hall of Honor

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor September 6, 2023

Jamie Carey, a former UT basketball player from the 2002-2005 seasons, will be inducted into the 2023 Hall of Honor Class alongside 10 other former Longhorn student athletes on Sept. 15. In 2003, Carey...

The Texas Volleyball Team in a celebratory huddle at last years game in Gregory Gym.

Texas Volleyball has solid new additions after losing prominent players

Katie Borchetta, Sports Desk Editor August 23, 2023

While Texas volleyball had to say goodbye to many outstanding players last spring, the team added several new players to the roster which makes the upcoming season seem promising.  “They're just...

Logan Eggleston nominated for two prestigious awards after departure from Texas

Logan Eggleston nominated for two prestigious awards after departure from Texas

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter August 7, 2023

After leading the Longhorns to a volleyball national championship in 2022, Texas graduate Logan Eggleston has been named a Big 12 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominee as well as a semifinalist for the Amateur...

Texas volleyball receives three highly-ranked recruits from class of 2025

Texas volleyball receives three highly-ranked recruits from class of 2025

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter July 6, 2023

With Texas volleyball claiming their 2022 National Championship title last fall, all eyes are on the newcomers as big-name veterans like Logan Eggleston graduated after the victorious season.  While...

Texas women’s track and field finish out season with fifth championship title

Texas women’s track and field finish out season with fifth championship title

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter June 11, 2023

Texas track and field finished off its season on a positive note by earning a women’s championship win and a men’s 13th place ranking in the NCAA Outdoor Championships, with the Forty Acres hosting...

Texas softball season comes to an end after devastating loss to Tennessee

Texas softball season comes to an end after devastating loss to Tennessee

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 28, 2023

After reaching the championship match of the Women's College World Series last year, Texas fell short of that goal this season by ending the NCAA Super Regionals in a 2–0 series loss to Tennessee. “It's...

Texas softball dominates Texas A&M for second time in NCAA Regionals

Texas softball dominates Texas A&M for second time in NCAA Regionals

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 23, 2023

After a close matchup against Texas A&M the day before, Texas softball prevailed once more against the Aggies in a 10-5 lead in Austin on Sunday. Texas started off strong with four runs scored in...

Freshman right-handed Citlaly Gutierrez throws a pitch at home opener against Lamar University on Feb. 15, 2023.

Texas softball finishes off NCAA Regionals with a close win against Texas A&M

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 20, 2023

After taking down Seton Hall in a five-inning shutout at home on Friday, Texas softball conquered second-seed Texas A&M in the second round of the NCAA Regionals, with a 2-1 score in Austin. Both...

Texas softball drops Big 12 championship after loss to Oklahoma

Texas softball drops Big 12 championship after loss to Oklahoma

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 17, 2023

No. 7 Texas softball fell to No. 1 Oklahoma in the final round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship in a 6-1 upset this weekend, allowing the Sooners to continue their 43-game winning streak. Oklahoma...

Freshman right-handed Citlaly Gutierrez throws a pitch at home opener against Lamar University on Feb. 15, 2023.

Texas softball overcomes Texas Tech in close 8-inning matchup, advances in Big 12 Championship tournament

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter May 11, 2023

No. 2-seeded Texas softball mounted an impressive comeback win against No. 7-seeded Texas Tech in Oklahoma City in the first round of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Softball Championship. Earlier this season,...

No. 5/5 Texas softball suffers three game win drought to No. 20/21 Baylor

No. 5/5 Texas softball suffers three game win drought to No. 20/21 Baylor

Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia May 7, 2023

After a tough 1-9 loss in only five innings on Friday night, Texas continued to face defeat in the last two games of the series. “Right now, it’s just a bit of a struggle for us,” Texas head coach...

Texas softball takes win over Sam Houston after a week off

Texas softball takes win over Sam Houston after a week off

Katie Borchetta, Senior Sports Reporter May 5, 2023

After last week's midweek matchup against UTSA was canceled due to severe weather, Texas softball dominated against Sam Houston, winning 12-2 in only five innings.  “It feels good, I missed it,”...

No. 7 Texas softball sweeps No. 3 OSU in three-game series, Reese Atwood saves Texas with two game-winning hits

No. 7 Texas softball sweeps No. 3 OSU in three-game series, Reese Atwood saves Texas with two game-winning hits

Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia April 23, 2023

Freshman catcher and first baseman Reese Atwood displayed a dominant performance against No. 3 Oklahoma State with two walk-off runs over the weekend that ultimately allowed Texas to defeat the Cowgirls...

Texas softball wins series over Kansas in tight scoring last game

Texas softball wins series over Kansas in tight scoring last game

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 16, 2023

After an upset loss on Friday and a shutout win on Saturday, Texas softball takes the series 2–1 over Kansas with the rubber match finishing 3–2 in Texas’ favor. Friday’s game started out with...

Texas softball takes loss to Kansas in first night of series

Texas softball takes loss to Kansas in first night of series

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 15, 2023

No. 8 Texas softball got off to a poor start in this weekend series by losing to unranked Kansas on Friday in its first game back in Austin in three weeks. “I like the way our girls fought, but we...

Texas softball sweeps Iowa State 3-0 in weekend series

Texas softball sweeps Iowa State 3-0 in weekend series

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 9, 2023

No. 9/10 Texas softball wins its second series of conference play after a 3-0 sweep of Iowa State this weekend. Texas started strong in Ames, Iowa on Thursday by beating the Hawkeyes in only five innings....

Mac Morgan impresses in her first Texas softball season

Mac Morgan impresses in her first Texas softball season

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter April 3, 2023

Sophomore transfer Mac Morgan has shown her importance in and out of the pitching circle so far in Texas softball. “What impressed us about Mac, before we even really saw her throw, was just her personality,”...

No. 9/8 Texas softball suffers three losses to No. 1 Oklahoma

No. 9/8 Texas softball suffers three losses to No. 1 Oklahoma

Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia April 2, 2023

After coming off a 3–0 sweep of Texas Tech last weekend, the No. 9/8 Longhorns faced a losing weekend to No. 1 Oklahoma in a three game series. Hopes were high for the Longhorns in the first inning...

What makes Goode so good? Freshman Leighann Goode’s impressive addition to Texas softball

What makes Goode so good? Freshman Leighann Goode’s impressive addition to Texas softball

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter March 30, 2023

Freshman shortstop and second baseman Leighann Goode has had a strong start to the season, and along with other transfers and freshmen, has helped lead Texas softball to its impressive 30–5–1 record. “We...

Texas triumphs over Texas Tech to kick off the Big 12 conference play

Texas triumphs over Texas Tech to kick off the Big 12 conference play

Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia March 26, 2023

Texas softball dominated Texas Tech in the first Big 12 conference series with home wins both Friday and Saturday.  Friday evening's game started off with a home run in the first inning by the Red...

Texas softball sweeps Longhorn Invitational with a final win against Louisiana

Texas softball sweeps Longhorn Invitational with a final win against Louisiana

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter March 5, 2023

No. 9 Texas closed out the Longhorn Invitational with a win against No. 24 Louisiana, 8–3. This victory gave an undefeated 5–0 record for Texas in their home weekend tournament. “We’re dangerous,...

Texas softball loses to Virginia Tech in extras to start Lone Star State Invitational, 6-5

Texas softball loses to Virginia Tech in extras to start Lone Star State Invitational, 6-5

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 25, 2023

No. 9/13 Texas softball started out another home weekend with an unanticipated loss to No. 10/12 Virginia Tech in the Lone Star State invitational in extra innings.  “Well, I thought we came out...

Longhorns shutout UIW to close out the Texas Classic

Longhorns shutout UIW to close out the Texas Classic

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 20, 2023

No. 9/13 Texas softball put a close on its Texas Classic weekend at home with an 8–0 win over University of the Incarnate Word. The Longhorns started out with a promising lead when sophomore Mia Scott,...

Longhorns kick off Texas Classic with back-to-back wins

Longhorns kick off Texas Classic with back-to-back wins

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 18, 2023

No. 9 Texas softball dominated in their first day of their weekend in Austin for the Texas Classic, outscoring Loyola Chicago and Omaha 11-4 and 7-6, respectively. Junior Alyssa Washington said that...

Softball’s Mia Scott is set for another big season

Softball’s Mia Scott is set for another big season

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 17, 2023

After playing a key role in Texas’ improbable Women’s College World Series run in 2022, sophomore third baseman phenom Mia Scott is currently on USA Softball’s top 50 watch list for National Collegiate...

Texas softball opens season at Clearwater Invitational

Texas softball opens season at Clearwater Invitational

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter February 12, 2023

No. 6/9 Texas softball opened its 2023 campaign on Friday, Feb. 10 in the Clearwater Invitational, scoring 20 runs in its first day alone. Starting out Friday, Texas' first matchup was against No. 23...

Meet Texas softball’s newcomers

Meet Texas softball’s newcomers

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 23, 2023

No. 14 Texas softball added seven new players to the roster, including five true freshmen and two transfers. The Horns 2022 signing class ranks 12th nationally, according to Extra Inning.  Maddie Pomykalski Pomykalski...

Former Minnesota outside hitter Jenna Wenaas is transferring to Texas

Former Minnesota outside hitter Jenna Wenaas is transferring to Texas

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter January 13, 2023

Junior outside hitter Jenna Wenaas announced her transfer from Minnesota to Texas on Dec. 23 via Instagram. She will join the reigning NCAA volleyball champions for the 2023 season. Ironically, Wenaas’...

Longhorns defeat Horned Frogs in Fort Worth, keep undefeated conference record alive

Longhorns defeat Horned Frogs in Fort Worth, keep undefeated conference record alive

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter January 5, 2023

Texas women’s basketball cleaned the court with TCU in an 81-69 win at Schollmaier Arena Wednesday night. Texas is now on an eight-game win streak with a 2–0 conference record, adding to their first...

No. 1 volleyball takes down San Diego, advances to national championship

No. 1 volleyball takes down San Diego, advances to national championship

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter December 16, 2022

Top-seeded Texas volleyball held its own in the NCAA tournament national semifinal against No. 2 seed San Diego on Thursday, securing a spot in the national championship game with a 3-1 win in Omaha, Nebraska. “What...

No. 1 Texas volleyball triumphs over Marquette, advances to Elite Eight

No. 1 Texas volleyball triumphs over Marquette, advances to Elite Eight

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter December 8, 2022

Top-seeded Texas volleyball beat out No. 4 seed Marquette 3-1 in the NCAA Tournament Regional Semifinal on Thursday at Gregory Gym. With the win, the Longhorns will make their 16th Elite Eight appearance...

Senior Asjia ONeal jumps to hit the ball during a game against Kansas on Nov. 16, 2022. Texas won 3-0.

Texas kicks off NCAA tournament with sweep of Fairleigh Dickinson

Katie Borchetta, Sports writer December 2, 2022

Top-seeded Texas swept Fairleigh Dickinson 3-0 to start out its playoff journey at Gregory Gym on Thursday. With a sold-out student section and plenty of burnt orange in the building, Gregory Gym hosted...

Senior Asjia ONeal jumps to hit the ball during a game against Kansas on Nov. 16, 2022. Texas won 3-0.

No.1 Texas volleyball sweeps Kansas 3-0 after difficulty in first matchup earlier in season

Katie Borchetta, Sports reporter November 17, 2022

After a challenging five-set match against Kansas earlier in Big 12 conference play, No 1. Texas swept Kansas in their second matchup on Wednesday in Gregory Gym. Overall, Texas’ back row attacks...

No. 1 Texas volleyball ready to redeem Iowa State loss earlier this year

No. 1 Texas volleyball ready to redeem Iowa State loss earlier this year

Katie Borchetta, General Sports Reporter November 8, 2022

When the Longhorns lost their first match of the season to unranked Iowa State on Oct. 19, the then-unanimous No. 1 team in the country was knocked from its perch at the top of the AVCA Coaches Poll. Texas...

Texan Overtime Ep 10: Texas Volleyball VS Iowa State

Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia November 3, 2022

In today's episode of Texan Overtime, sports reporters Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia discuss the Oct. 19 Texas volleyball game against Iowa State and recap the Oct. 15 game against Baylor.

Volleyball seeks to end decade-long drought since last national championship

Volleyball seeks to end decade-long drought since last national championship

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter October 25, 2022

Equipped with a stacked roster that features firepower all over the court, Texas volleyball was the last remaining undefeated team in the country before losing its first game of the season to Iowa State...

No. 1 Texas volleyball sweeps West Virginia, resets after loss earlier this week

No. 1 Texas volleyball sweeps West Virginia, resets after loss earlier this week

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter October 23, 2022

After a devastating loss to Iowa State on Wednesday, No. 1 Texas volleyball retaliated with a 3-0 sweep of West Virginia Saturday night at Gregory Gym.  After suffering its first loss of the season...

Texan Overtime Ep 06: Texas vs. Oklahoma Volleyball

Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia October 17, 2022

In today's episode of Texan Overtime, Sports Reporters Katie Borchetta and Tori Garcia discuss the Sept. 24 Texas volleyball game against Oklahoma.

No. 1 Volleyball keeps clean record with road sweep against Texas Tech

No. 1 Volleyball keeps clean record with road sweep against Texas Tech

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter October 3, 2022

No. 1 Texas volleyball kept its winning streak and unblemished record alive as the Longhorns defeated Texas Tech in Lubbock on Sunday for their seventh sweep of the season. Sophomore outside hitter...

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Jerritt Elliott dreams of setting attendance records with Texas volleyball

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter September 30, 2022

Jerritt Elliott has big dreams for volleyball in the state of Texas. The head coach of No. 1 Texas volleyball talked about a grand vision, not only for his Longhorns, but also for the growth of the...

No. 1 volleyball sweeps Oklahoma in Red River matchup

No. 1 volleyball sweeps Oklahoma in Red River matchup

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter September 25, 2022

The 4,343 fans who piled into Gregory Gym on Saturday night for a Red River volleyball showdown on the court were not disappointed as No. 1 Texas swept rival Oklahoma 3-0. Texas leads the all-time series...

No. 1 volleyball sweeps High Point, wraps up non-conference schedule unblemished

No. 1 volleyball sweeps High Point, wraps up non-conference schedule unblemished

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter September 17, 2022

No. 1 Texas volleyball finished out non-conference play and remained undefeated with another win against High Point University on Friday at Gregory Gym. The win not only brought the Longhorns' record...

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Texas volleyball notches third sweep of season against Denver

Katie Borchetta, Sports reporter September 9, 2022

No. 1 Texas volleyball kept its unblemished record alive Friday with another sweep, this time against Denver at Gregory Gym.  Senior outside hitter Logan Eggleston set the tone for the match right...

Kentucky transfer Madisen Skinner quickly assimilates in first season at Texas

Kentucky transfer Madisen Skinner quickly assimilates in first season at Texas

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter September 7, 2022

Texas volleyball is a completely different team from last season after adding 11 new players in the offseason, including sophomore outside hitter Madisen Skinner. The Kentucky transfer needed little time...

No. 2 volleyball secures season-opening sweep at No. 7 Ohio State

No. 2 volleyball secures season-opening sweep at No. 7 Ohio State

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter August 27, 2022

Texas volleyball, ranked preseason No. 2 by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, beat No. 7 Ohio State in a 3-0 clean sweep Friday night to start off the highly anticipated season with a win. Star...

Robinson, Overshown headline Longhorns nominated to preseason award watch lists

Robinson, Overshown headline Longhorns nominated to preseason award watch lists

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter August 8, 2022

Preseason football award watch list season is here, and many Longhorns have been featured as players to watch heading into the 2022 season. Bijan Robinson, star junior running back, has all eyes on...

Sarkisian brings 3 coaching staff additions into 2022 season

Sarkisian brings 3 coaching staff additions into 2022 season

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter July 28, 2022

Editor's note: This article first appeared in the July 26, 2022 flip book.  Heading into his second year as Texas’ head coach, Steve Sarkisian has added a number of new talents to the roster, including...

Notable Texas football newcomers to know before the season kicks off

Notable Texas football newcomers to know before the season kicks off

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter July 7, 2022

The offseason has been a busy one for Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian and the Longhorns, who brought in 35 new players between freshmen and transfer commitments. With 85 total scholarships available,...

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Men’s, women’s track place 2nd overall at NCAA Outdoor Championships

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter June 16, 2022

After a four-day meet spanning from June 8-11, both Texas men’s and women’s track teams took home second-place finishes at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field in Eugene,...

Senior Leo Neugebauer propels himself above a pole vault lath during the  94th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Thursday, March 24, 2022, at Mike A. Myers Track and Soccer Stadium. Neugebauer, a native of Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany, holds the title of being a three-time All-American.

Pole vaulters Neugebauer, Miller top charts as men, women’s track and field compete in Michael Johnson Invitational

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter April 24, 2022

No. 1 women’s and men’s track faced off in the competitive field at the 2022 Michael Johnson Invitational in Waco on April 22 and 23. The Invitational extended out to teams in the Big 12,  including...

UT fans talk sustaining years-long Texas A&M baseball rivalry

UT fans talk sustaining years-long Texas A&M baseball rivalry

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter April 5, 2022

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the April 1, 2022 flipbook. Since Texas A&M left the Big 12 in 2012, Longhorns and Aggies alike have been starved of a favorite long-held sports rivalry....

Texas men’s, women’s track and field dominate A&M at Dual Meet

Texas men’s, women’s track and field dominate A&M at Dual Meet

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter April 3, 2022

No. 1 men’s and No. 1 women’s track kept up their record by beating Texas A&M in the rivalrous Texas A&M vs Texas Dual. The teams competed Saturday at E.B Cushing Stadium in College Station.  Texas...

Men’s, women’s track and field find success at 94th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays

Men’s, women’s track and field find success at 94th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter March 27, 2022

Men’s and women’s track and field did not disappoint Texas fans in an overarching success during the 94th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Stretching from Wednesday to Saturday, the Texas Relays,...

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Longhorn men, women defend Big 12 crowns with performance at Big 12 Indoor Championships

Katie Borchetta, Sports Reporter February 26, 2022

Texas track and field showed out at the Big 12 Indoor Championships in Ames, Iowa this weekend, with the women earning their fifth-straight Big 12 championship and the men their second. On Friday and...

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