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GolfTEC teaches technical tips to tweak swing

September 24, 2015

Jordan Spieth took a different preparation approach before the British Open. After winning the Masters and U.S. Open, Spieth used a golf simulator to help prepare for St. Andrews, a course he had only...

Women’s golf finish first day of Minnesota Invitational

September 15, 2015

Texas women’s golf has a long way to go to salvage a result after struggling in the first two rounds of the Minnesota Invitational on Monday. The Longhorns closed out the first day of the Minnesota...

Women’s golf to head to Minneapolis for Minnesota Invitational

September 14, 2015

After a win against A&M last week, women’s golf heads north for the Minnesota Invitational on Monday. The par 72 course, located in the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will take...

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Women’s golf wins season opener over No. 11 Texas A&M

September 8, 2015

While the rivalry between Texas and Texas A&M has tapered off since the Aggies joined the SEC, women’s golf gave Longhorn fans a reason to brag with a season-opening win over No. 11 Texas A&M. “I’m...

Women’s golf begins season Sunday against Texas A&M

September 4, 2015

The women’s golf team kicks off its season this weekend with a tournament Sunday against Texas A&M in Bryan, Texas. This year’s team will look to adapt to the loss of its top player,...

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Intramural fields to undergo renovations in mid-October

September 2, 2015

A total renovation of Whitaker Fields is set for mid-October, which will affect the schedules of the intramural sports for the year. Jennifer Speer, associate director of communications assessment and...

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Jordan Spieth becomes first Longhorn golfer to rank No. 1

August 26, 2015

The Texas golf program has been home to some of the best players in the world since its inception, most notably major champions Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw. However, for the first time in University history,...

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Football game-day experience to welcome Pluckers, Torchy’s, new features

August 10, 2015

The Texas athletic department has seen a lot of changes in the last couple of years: a new football head coach, a new athletic director and now — a new game-day experience. For the 2015...

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Bevo will not make the trip to Notre Dame

July 29, 2015

In the season opener against Notre Dame, Texas fans can expect to see lots of burnt orange, Hook ‘Em hand signs and possibly a mock turtleneck from Coach Strong — but one thing will be missing: Bevo. The...

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Students partake in handball at Zilker Park

July 27, 2015

Football, basketball, baseball and, recently, soccer are at the forefront of American sports. But, outside of the states, another sport captures the hearts of fans and players alike — handball.  Usually...

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Jordan Spieth falls short of winning the Open Championship

July 21, 2015

When Jordan Spieth nailed an incredible birdie on 16 to grab a share of the lead at the Open Championships, history seemed inevitable. He’s proven time and again he can finish out tournaments...

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Austin pools, swimming holes offer relief from summer heat

July 18, 2015

The temperature in Austin has averaged high nineties over the past week. Whether a swimmer is doing laps or just lounging, Austin pools offer local swimmers a place to cool off, but still enjoy the...

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Jordan Spieth eyes to win third major of 2015 at Open Championship

July 15, 2015

This year has been incredible for former UT golf star Jordan Spieth. So far, he has won both the U.S. Open and Masters. After winning the John Deere Classic on Sunday in Illinois, Spieth heads...

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Texas softball continues to grow in off-season, adds former University of San Diego pitcher

July 13, 2015

Texas softball continues to expand its roster during the off-season, growing its team for the upcoming year. Head coach Connie Clark announced two new signees, Paige von Sprecken, a former University...

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Golf caddies carry clubs, offer support on and off the green

July 11, 2015

Many don’t think of golf as a team sport. The golfer stands alone on the green, putter in hand, focused on the path to drop the ball into the hole — it all seems very solitary. But just...

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UT students’ favorite places to play golf around Austin

July 10, 2015

Austin does not have a shortage of places to play golf around the city. From private to public, city-owned courses, Austinites have their fair share to choose from. For students, though, a couple of...

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Indiana Pacers like what they see in former Longhorn Myles Turner

June 30, 2015

For weeks, Myles Turner prepared himself for the 2015 NBA Draft. He went through practice after practice and extensive medical research to prove he had what it takes to play at the professional level. On...

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Indiana Pacers draft freshman center Myles Turner in NBA Draft

June 26, 2015

Texas freshman center Myles Turner has officially moved on to the Indiana Pacers after being drafted as the 11th overall pick of the 2015 NBA draft.   Turner, who said he wasn’t able to sleep...

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Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth wins the U.S. Open

June 22, 2015

After making history for being the second youngest golfer to win the Masters, 21-year-old and Texas alumnus Jordan Spieth made history again this weekend after winning the 2015 U.S. Open. “Pearl...

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Parker French, C.J Hinojosa and Ben Johnson continue to add to the legacy of Augie Garrido

June 22, 2015

Texas head coach Augie Garrido, the NCAA’s winningest baseball coach, saw five of his players go in the 2015 MLB draft this year.  In his 19-­year run with Texas, Garrido has had...

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Which place is better for pickup basketball — the Rec or Greg?

June 20, 2015

Taking a game of hoops seriously isn’t just for the professionals, and Gregory Gymnasium and the Rec Center offer competitive pick­up games (and maybe the occasional trash talk) and...

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Junior shortstop C.J Hinojosa will forgo senior season after being drafted by San Francisco Giants

June 19, 2015

A third player bids farewell to Texas. Junior shortstop C.J. Hinojosa was drafted in the 11th round, 336th overall by the defending champions, the San Francisco Giants. Hinojosa decided to forgo his...

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Texas outfielder Ben Johnson chooses Kansas City Royals

June 16, 2015

Texas junior outfielder Ben Johnson was drafted in the 11th round as the 339th overall pick to the Kansas City Royals on the third day of the 2015 MLB draft. In a news conference Monday, Johnson said...

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Track and field’s season in review

June 15, 2015

After finishing in the top 10 at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the men’s and women’s teams ended their record-breaking season, breaking many school and personal records.  For...

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Texas women tie for ninth at NCAA Championships

June 14, 2015

The Track and Field NCAA Championships wrapped up Saturday afternoon as the Longhorn women tied for ninth with Kansas State. They tied with a team total of 28 points. The men’s team finished seventh...

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C.J Hinojosa and Ben Johnson to forgo senior season for MLB

June 13, 2015

Two more Longhorns are leaving Texas to go pro. Texas juniors — outfielder Ben Johnson and infielder C.J Hinojosa — were both drafted in the 11th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball...

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More Longhorns advance to finals after day two of NCAA Championships

June 12, 2015

The Longhorns ended their second day at the Track and Field NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, with more advances to the finals and several athletes set personal records. Texas automatically advanced...

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Senior pitcher Parker French drafted to Colorado Rockies

June 11, 2015

Four years has made a world of a difference to senior pitcher Parker French. As a freshman, French didn’t know whether he would ever play baseball for Texas. Wednesday, he went in the fifth round...

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Texas heads to Oregon for Track and Field NCAA Championships

June 9, 2015

Texas will compete in Eugene, Oregon, for the Track and Field NCAA Championships this week. The races will begin 11 a.m. Wednesday with the women’s heptathlon 100-meter hurdles and continue through...

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X Games features two new extreme sports events

June 3, 2015

For a second year in a row, fans of extreme sports will get to experience the high-flying, adrenaline-filled action up close at the X Games Austin, but this year will feature two new events —...

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Texas rowing places seventh in 2015 NCAA National Championship

June 1, 2015

Over the weekend, the Texas rowing team chartered unprecedented waters when it competed and placed seventh in the 2015 NCAA National Championship. The team also landed its first top-five individual finish...

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Lithuanian tennis senior seeks balance on, off court

April 24, 2015

Lina Padegimaite’s mind is almost always on her academics. In the training room, mid-treatment, Padegimaite peers closely at the notebook on her lap, focusing intently.  The senior tennis...

Weekend previews

April 23, 2015

Track and field The Penn Relays is an event that every track team in the country circles when the schedule comes out every year.  Widely known as the crown jewel of track and field, the...

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Weekend recaps: Track and field, women’s golf, women’s tennis

April 13, 2015

Track and field For the second time in less than a month, Texas played host to another invitational track meet, holding the Texas Invitational over the weekend. Texas came away victorious in another...

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Weekend previews: Men’s golf, women’s golf, volleyball, women’s tennis, track and field

April 10, 2015

Men's golf After snapping a three-tournament winning streak with their fourth place finish at the Augusta Collegiate Invitational last weekend, the No. 3 men’s golf team looks to get back...

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Tennis teams sweep Tuesday’s matches

April 8, 2015

Men's Tennis No. 9 Texas took care of business against unranked UTSA on Tuesday, sweeping the Roadrunners, 4–0.  The Longhorns improved their season record to 17–3 and are now...

Women’s tennis: preview of Abilene Christian

April 7, 2015

Over Easter weekend, No. 29 Texas added two new non-conference Tuesday matches to its schedule, including this week’s match against Abilene Christian University. After a tough loss to No. 19 Ohio...

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

April 6, 2015

Men's golf The No. 2 men’s golf team returned to action this weekend, finishing in fourth place at the 3M Augusta Invitational.  Freshman Scottie Scheffler, who led the team for the...

Weekend previews

April 2, 2015

Men's golf The No. 3 men’s golf team will travel to Georgia this weekend for the 3M Augusta Invitational. After a week off, the Longhorns return to the course seeking their fourth-consecutive...

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Weekend preview: Women’s tennis

March 27, 2015

After facing tough opponents back-to-back all season, Texas women’s tennis might get their first break this weekend. Texas defeated its only unranked opponent this season, Yale, early last week...

Weekend recaps: Men’s golf, men’s tennis, women’s tennis

March 23, 2015

Men's golf No. 3 Texas men’s golf continued its strong momentum this weekend. The Longhorns returned from the Linger Longer Invitational on Sunday with their third straight team win. The...

Women’s tennis set to open Big 12 play against Oklahoma and Oklahoma State

March 13, 2015

After suffering injuries and coming off five back-to-back losses, No. 54 Texas women’s tennis will travel north and play its Big 12 opening match against No. 23 Oklahoma on Friday and then face off...

Women’s tennis suffers first loss to Houston in program history

March 9, 2015

For the first time in program history, Houston bested Texas, 6–1, over the weekend. The teams split the first two doubles matches as Texas freshman Dani Wagland and sophomore Ratnika Batra defeated...

Weekend preview: Women’s tennis will face Houston after four-game slump

March 6, 2015

Two teams with momentum in opposite directions will come head-to-head this weekend. No. 35 Texas is on a four-game losing streak and No. 34 Houston is on its fifth-straight win. At 1 p.m. Saturday,...

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

March 2, 2015

Track and field Over the weekend, Texas men’s and women’s track and field claimed both titles in the Big 12 Championships for the first time since 2006.         ...

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Weekend previews: Softball, track and field, women’s tennis

February 27, 2015

Softball After an up-and-down three weeks, Texas softball returns home this weekend for the Texas Invitational. The No. 25 Longhorns (9–6), who play five games over three days against Dartmouth,...

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Weekend previews: Men’s tennis, women’s tennis, track and field

February 13, 2015

Men's Tennis No. 9 men’s tennis will be in Chicago, Illinois, for the ITA Indoor National Championships beginning Friday. The undefeated Longhorns improved their season record to 7–0...

Women’s tennis knocks off No. 32 Rice

February 2, 2015

In the season home opener Saturday, the No. 23 Texas women’s tennis team took down No. 32 Rice, 4–3. The Owls opened the match well, as they took the doubles point. Rice was able to take...

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Weekend previews for swimming and diving, tennis and track and field

January 30, 2015

Men's swimming and diving Each year, the Texas men’s swimming and diving team quietly climbs their way to the top — and this year should be no different. The Longhorns have comfortably...

Texas women’s tennis falls to Vanderbilt at ITA Kick-Off Weekend

January 26, 2015

No. 22 Texas routed DePaul, 4–3, to make it to the championship game against No. 12 Vanderbilt at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. But the Longhorns couldn’t pull off the victory, falling, 5–0,...