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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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Texas loses in tournament quarters, readies for NCAA

Lauren Jette April 30, 2012

After taking the last two victories in their matchup against Texas A&M, it was the Aggies who took the Big 12 tournament quarterfinal win against the Longhorns this weekend. On Friday, the fifth-seeded...

Men’s Tennis tries to bounce back in final match-up with Texas A&M

Lauren Jette April 27, 2012

After finishing conference play with their third loss, the Longhorns look to bounce back with a win in the conference tournament this weekend against a familiar foe. No. 18 Texas will take on the host...

Texas drops final match, will take No. 4 seed into tournament

Lauren Jette April 23, 2012

Texas traveled to Lubbock this weekend looking for its third conference win, but instead came back with their third conference loss. No. 22 Texas Tech handed the No. 15 ranked Longhorns a 4-3 loss to...

Texas men’s tennis attempts to move above .500 in Lubbock

Lauren Jette April 20, 2012

After defeating Texas A&M in the thrilling, final chapter of the Lone Star Showdown last weekend, the Longhorns will try to get above .500 with a win over No. 22 Texas Tech in Lubbock on Saturday. This...

Chen clinches Lone Star Showdown for Texas

Lauren Jette April 16, 2012

Much like how the Thanksgiving football game between Texas and Texas A&M came down to the final play, the showdown between the two rivals on Saturday came down to one match to determine who would walk...


Last A&M match one more chance for sibling rivalry bragging rights

Lauren Jette April 13, 2012

After more than 100 years of intense, competitive matchups, the Longhorns and Aggies will square off on the tennis courts for one final Lone Star Showdown on Saturday. The game will also be a family reunion...


Despite loss, Holiner proves he’s the player to beat

Lauren Jette April 12, 2012

Although the No. 17 ranked Longhorns are led by two ranked players — freshman Soren Hess-Olesen at No. 77 and junior Daniel Whitehead at No. 99 — the player currently on a hot streak is unranked...


Texas tops St. Edwards, prepares for final Lone Star Showdown

Lauren Jette April 12, 2012

In a tune-up match before they take on their biggest conference rival, the Longhorns posted eight wins on their way to a 6-1 victory over St. Edward’s. Texas will return to the court Saturday to...


Longhorns take on Hilltoppers, prepare for final meeting against Texas A&M

Lauren Jette April 11, 2012

Today the Longhorns will take on the St. Edward’s Hilltoppers in a tune-up match before taking on longtime rival Texas A&M in the last edition of the Lone Star Showdown. The Hilltoppers are...

Texas rebounds from loss with conference win

Lauren Jette April 2, 2012

Texas didn’t get off to the strong start that they wanted in conference play this weekend with a loss to rival Oklahoma, but the Longhorns were able to take the court again and walk away with their...

Texas opens conference play against Red River rivals

Lauren Jette March 30, 2012

This weekend the Longhorns will begin their quest for a conference title against No. 21 Oklahoma and No. 75 Oklahoma State. Texas will take on the Sooners in Austin tonight at 6 p.m., and then take on...

Quick win earns coach 400th career victory

Lauren Jette March 19, 2012

After getting rained out in their first match of the day, the Longhorns made quick work of their second match to give their head coach his 400th career win. On Sunday, No. 13 Texas defeated UT-Permian...

Texas Men’s Tennis takes on top level competition over spring break

Lauren Jette March 9, 2012

While students are counting down the minutes until they can hit the road to the beach for spring break, the Longhorns are gearing up for a full week of tough tennis matches at home. Texas will take on...

Texas prepares for a week of tough tennis matches

Lauren Jette March 9, 2012

While students are counting down the minutes until they can hit the road to the beach for spring break, the Longhorns are gearing up for a full week of tough tennis matches at home. Texas will take on...

Texas takes on San Diego, preps for weekend doubleheader

Lauren Jette March 8, 2012

Texas will hit the courts today for the second of seven matches on the schedule over the next two weeks. The Longhorns kicked the stretch off with a 7-0 shutout over TCU this past Sunday. The No. 11 Longhorns...

Texas kicks off busy two weeks with shutout win over TCU

Lauren Jette March 5, 2012

The Longhorns kicked off a full two weeks of tennis with a win over a future conference opponent this weekend. No. 8 Texas shut out the TCU Horned Frogs, who will join the conference this summer, 7-0...

Longhorns look to keep winning streak alive against TCU

Lauren Jette March 2, 2012

The Longhorns continued their climb up the rankings this week and look to build upon a four-match win streak against TCU. Texas (10-3) will host the Horned Frogs (4-6) this Sunday, with first serve set...

After easy win, Longhorns work to earn second victory in doubleheader

Lauren Jette February 27, 2012

After starting the day with an easy win, the Longhorns had to overcome an unexpectedly tough opponent to earn their second win in a doubleheader on Saturday. In the morning match, Texas defeated UT-Arlington...

Longhorns return to home courts for Saturday doubleheader

Lauren Jette February 24, 2012

This weekend the Longhorns return home and will try to add two more wins to their season total with a doubleheader on Saturday. Texas will take on UT-Arlington in the first match at 11 a.m., followed...

Longhorns finish tournament with two strong victories

Lauren Jette February 21, 2012

After dropping their first match of the tournament, the Longhorns ended the weekend on a positive note with two victories over Top 20 teams. The No. 14 ranked Longhorns wrapped up the Intercollegiate...


Longhorns to take on Buckeyes in opening round of championships

Lauren Jette February 17, 2012

Texas will face a tough opponent on the courts today, as they take on Ohio State in the opening round of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Men’s Team Indoor Championships in Charlottesville,...

Longhorns drop tight match against rival Aggies, rebound with win over Islanders

Lauren Jette February 13, 2012

The Longhorns took to the road this weekend and split their matches with a loss to in-state rival Texas A&M, and a decisive victory over Texas A&M Corpus Christi. On Friday, the Longhorns battled...


Texas looks to junior to lead young team through tough schedule

Lauren Jette February 10, 2012

In recent years, the Longhorns have been known for having a strong team of ranked players and senior leadership. This season, the Longhorns won’t be able to boast that luxury, as they have only one...

Longhorns post win, bounce back from first loss of the season

Lauren Jette February 6, 2012

The Longhorns traveled to the east this weekend where they were handed their first loss of the season, but were able to rebound by pulling out a tight win over another top 20 team. On Sunday, No. 17 North...

Matchup against No. 2 ranked team looms for Longhorns

Lauren Jette February 3, 2012

The No. 15 ranked Longhorns will test their skills on the road this weekend with a matchup against the second best team in the country and against another top 20 team. Texas (4-0) will square off against...

Texas scores two victories, earns berth in indoor championships next month

Lauren Jette January 30, 2012

The Longhorns beat a conference foe and went undefeated over the weekend to earn a spot in the indoor championships in February. On Sunday, Texas defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders 4-0. In the doubles...


Longhorns look to play in front of home crowd and earn a berth in the indoor championships

Lauren Jette January 27, 2012

The Longhorns hope to show off for the home crowd while earning a berth in the International Tennis Association National Team Indoor Championships this weekend. Texas is one of 15 college campuses hosting...

Texas looks to rebound from loss with two victories in tournament this weekend

Lauren Jette January 27, 2012

The No. 15 ranked Texas Longhorns return to the courts this weekend with a higher ranking after an upset win over No. 4 North Carolina, and will try to build upon that success by earning a spot in the...

Longhorns look to build on early success on the courts against Rice Owls

Lauren Jette January 20, 2012

The Longhorns return to the courts tomorrow, looking to continue building on success in recent matches. No. 19 ranked Texas (1-0) will travel to Houston to take the No. 39 ranked Rice Owls (2-0) at 6...


After strong start, doubles team Scott and Padegimaite fall in final

Lauren Jette January 18, 2012

The No. 21 ranked Longhorns started their season with some impressive showings at the National Collegiate Tennis Classic in California this past weekend. The doubles tandem of freshmen Noel Scott and...


Texas turns in successful start to season, faces stiff competition down the road

Lauren Jette January 18, 2012

Texas returned from the break early to hit the courts in a successful weekend tournament in Florida, and were able to come away with a victory in their first team match against SMU. The Longhorns, ranked...

Danish freshman making impact on the court

Lauren Jette November 10, 2011

Making the transition from high school to college can be tough. Making the transition from being a high school athlete to a college athlete is even tougher. Making that transition more than 5,000 miles...

Longhorns sweep semifinals, claim all final spots in tournament

Lauren Jette November 7, 2011

The finals in both singles and doubles at the Southwest Shootout will have a decidedly burnt orange tinge after the Longhorns claimed every finals spot at the tournament in Fort Worth this weekend. Texas...

Duo falls in quarters, rest of team off to TCU tournament

Lauren Jette November 4, 2011

The Longhorns’ doubles team opened Thursday with a win before falling in the quarterfinal round of the ITA Indoor Intercollegiate Championships in New York. The duo of junior Chris Camillone and...

Texas sends doubles duo to New York

Lauren Jette November 3, 2011

The Longhorns are sending two of their own to New York this weekend, in hopes that they will return to Texas with an indoor doubles title. Junior Chris Camillone and sophomore David Holiner will be competing...

Texas duo wins title at ITA Texas Regionals

Lauren Jette October 24, 2011

For the second year in a row, Texas has won the doubles title at the ITA Texas Regional Championships and will make a trip to New York next month to compete for the indoor championship title. Junior Chris...

Whitehead looks to stay white-hot

Lauren Jette October 21, 2011

The Longhorns are ready to get back in the swing of things this weekend in the ITA Texas Regional Championships in College Station. Texas is lead by junior Daniel Whitehead, ranked No. 59 on the ITA preseason...

Texas wraps up tournament one win shy of main draw

Lauren Jette October 6, 2011

The Longhorns’ winning streak came to a close just one win short of one their top players making the main draw of the ITA All-American tournament in Tulsa on Wednesday. Needing just one more win...

Texas adds two more to qualifying round of tournament

Lauren Jette October 4, 2011

Texas will add two more players to the qualifying draw of the ITA All-American Championships this week after posting consecutive victories in the pre-qualifying draws this weekend. Junior Alex Hilliard...

Two Texas players post consecutive victories

Lauren Jette October 3, 2011

Texas will add two more players to the qualifying draw of the ITA All-American Championships this week after posting consecutive victories in the pre-qualifying draws this weekend. Junior Alex Hilliard...

Men’s tennis hoping to build on fall victories

Lauren Jette September 30, 2011

Texas hopes to continue building on the success of the fall season by recording some more wins at this weekend’s ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Okla. The entire team will be competing...

Texas teammates face off in singles final

Lauren Jette September 20, 2011

The Texas men’s tennis team started the fall season off to an impressive start by winning the singles title in one tournament, while also posting wins in another. Junior Daniel Whitehead beat out...

Longhorns’ men’s tennis faces tough opponents in two tournaments this weekend

Lauren Jette September 16, 2011

Texas will kick off the fall season this weekend with tournaments in Midland and Illinois. Returning juniors Daniel Whitehead and Alex Hilliard will lead the team competing at the Racquet Club Collegiate...

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