Official newspaper of the University of Texas at Austin

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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‘We’re winning next year’: Texas volleyball more driven than ever following national championship defeat

‘We’re winning next year’: Texas volleyball more driven than ever following national championship defeat

April 29, 2021

A 3-1 loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Tournament on Saturday night was the tragic end to an extraordinary season for Texas, but the Longhorns handled the defeat with the same...

Texas volleyball loses national championship 3-1 to No. 2 Kentucky, historic season comes to end

Texas volleyball loses national championship 3-1 to No. 2 Kentucky, historic season comes to end

April 24, 2021

Offense wins games, but defense wins championships. That’s the lesson Texas learned in the NCAA national championship against No. 2 Kentucky on Saturday night. In their first championship appearance...

No. 4 Texas volleyball sweeps No. 1 Wisconsin in Final Four, advances to national championship

No. 4 Texas volleyball sweeps No. 1 Wisconsin in Final Four, advances to national championship

April 23, 2021
After a last-second challenge in the third set, the No. 4 Texas volleyball team swept Wisconsin in the Final Four on Thursday to advance to the NCAA championship.
Texas Volleyball set for first Final Four appearance since 2016

Texas Volleyball set for first Final Four appearance since 2016

April 21, 2021

The Texas volleyball team will play in its first Final Four since 2016 on Thursday after a thrilling 3-1 victory over No. 5 Nebraska Monday night. But the dance is just getting started as the tournament’s...

Texas advances to first Final Four since 2016 after 3-1 win over Nebraska

Texas advances to first Final Four since 2016 after 3-1 win over Nebraska

April 19, 2021

The media frenzy surrounding Monday’s regional final often characterized Texas and Nebraska as a part of the ‘blue bloods’ of collegiate volleyball. The former Big 12 rivals have seven national...

Texas volleyball wins 3-1 in regional semifinal against Penn State to advance to Elite Eight

Texas volleyball wins 3-1 in regional semifinal against Penn State to advance to Elite Eight

April 18, 2021
The Texas volleyball team, looking to keep their historic season alive, defeated the Penn State Nittany Lions 3-1 in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday and will advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Monday.
Texas volleyball’s ‘super powers’ help to sweep Wright State, advance to next round in NCAA tournament

Texas volleyball’s ‘super powers’ help to sweep Wright State, advance to next round in NCAA tournament

April 16, 2021

Until Thursday night’s 3-0 victory, Texas had never once met Wright State. But you probably wouldn’t know that just from watching the second-round matchup in the NCAA tournament. It was almost as...

Texas volleyball bounces back after unexpected home loss in time for NCAA championship run

Texas volleyball bounces back after unexpected home loss in time for NCAA championship run

April 6, 2021

In a year full of unprecedented external circumstances for the Texas volleyball team, the one constant was winning. Until it wasn’t. On March 23, the undefeated Longhorns allowed the unthinkable to...

In final game of historic regular season, Texas volleyball caps off with sweep at TCU, finishes 23–1

In final game of historic regular season, Texas volleyball caps off with sweep at TCU, finishes 23–1

April 2, 2021

The Texas volleyball team battled through the COVID-19 pandemic and posted one of their best seasons to date — over 20 wins, several career-high individual performances and a spot in the NCAA Tournament. On...

Skylar Fields, Logan Eggleston lead the way to Texas’s 22nd win of season

Skylar Fields, Logan Eggleston lead the way to Texas’s 22nd win of season

April 2, 2021

Texas lost four total sets in last week’s games versus Rice and Baylor, shocking after a season laden with sweeps. But if there was any talk of the Longhorns losing momentum, it was shut down by Thursday’s...

Texas volleyball outlasts No. 6 Baylor 3-1, completing season sweep

March 26, 2021

In a season defined by overcoming the adversity created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the No. 2 Texas volleyball team found itself jumping yet another hurdle Friday night as they battled against No. 6 Baylor,...

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Texas volleyball upset by Rice in first loss of season

March 24, 2021

Nothing lasts forever. Not even Texas volleyball’s win streak. The Longhorns were looking to punctuate their home schedule with a win over Rice at the Frank Erwin Center on Tuesday evening, but a...

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Texas volleyball improves to 20–0 with sweep of Texas State

March 17, 2021

If one moment defined the tone of the Texas volleyball team’s Tuesday night sweep against Texas State, it was the first serve of the game.  Freshman libero Naliani Iosia opened with a well-timed...

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New faces lead No. 2 Texas to sweep of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

March 11, 2021

The No. 2 Texas volleyball team used its plethora of offensive weapons to sweep Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday at the Frank Erwin Center, improving its record to 19–0.  In total,...

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Texas volleyball utilizes offensive star power to dominate Texas State 3-0

March 9, 2021

  Following a thrilling 3-1 victory against rival No. 6 Baylor on Wednesday, the Texas volleyball team made quick work of an overmatched Texas State team in a 3-0 sweep. In a non-conference...

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Despite three-month hiatus, the Texas volleyball team is optimistic, undefeated

March 9, 2021

Editor's Note: This story first appeared in The Daily Texan's March 5 print edition. Despite having three months away from the court due to COVID-19 concerns and an unmitigated disaster in...

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No. 2 Texas volleyball downs No. 6 Baylor 3-1 in first spring test

March 4, 2021

Last weekend’s sweeps of Oklahoma were the perfect way to kick off the second part of Texas volleyball’s season.  In order to stay at the top of the Big 12, Texas had to come out swinging...

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Texas volleyball handily sweeps Oklahoma at home once more, remains undefeated

February 27, 2021

Following Friday afternoon’s sweep of the Oklahoma Sooners in Austin, the Texas Longhorns volleyball team once again proved Saturday why they deserve to be in the conversation for the top spot in...

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In first game since November, No. 2 Texas volleyball sweeps Oklahoma to remain undefeated

February 27, 2021

A lot can change in three months. However, after a long hiatus since their last game on Nov. 13, the Texas volleyball team swept the Oklahoma Sooners 3-0 Friday afternoon in Austin.  The Longhorns...

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