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Texas adds Croatian National Team member Katarina Luketić to its volleyball roster

On Sunday, Texas announced that outside hitter Katarina Luketić had officially joined its volleyball team. Eligible to play immediately at Texas, Luketić will be classified as a freshman. She joins a recruiting class that includes middle blocker Asjia O’Neal, outside hitter Logan Eggleston and liberos Sydney Petersen and Jhenna Gabriel. Read More

Help Wanted: Texas enters 2018 volleyball season with a quartet of applicants for its libero job

For the first time in four years, a Texas volleyball player not named Cat McCoy will be wearing black on a full-time basis. McCoy, UT’s longtime libero, is gone, and she took her Texas record of 1,801 career digs with her to grad school and the beach … Read More

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Ahead of 2018 volleyball season, Texas ranked third in national poll

After looking into their crystal balls, the country’s volleyball coaches have seen bronze in Texas’ future. The AVCA slotted Texas into the third slot of its preseason poll on Wednesday. None of the polls’ 64 first-place votes went to Texas, which earned a total of 1,389 points. Texas … Read More

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Double date with Stanford could signal a change in how Texas handles its volleyball scheduling

In each of the past two years, Texas has had its volleyball season ended by Stanford in the NCAA tournament. This fall, Texas and Stanford will reunite in September. On Sept. 11, the Longhorns will travel to Palo Alto, Calif., for a rematch between two teams that will … Read More

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Eight Straight: Texas once again tops the Big 12’s preseason volleyball poll

In what has become an annual ritual, Texas topped the Big 12’s preseason volleyball poll on Thursday. Texas has been the preseason poll’s top team in each of the last eight seasons. The Longhorns went onto win the conference championship in six of the last seven years. In 2017, … Read More

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Led by Micaya White, Longhorns sweep up Big 12’s preseason volleyball awards

Ahead of the 2018 volleyball season, the Big 12 is once again predicting that some of its top standouts will play at Texas. Junior outside hitter Micaya White has been named the Big 12’s preseason player of the year, the conference announced on Wednesday. Middle blocker Morgan Johnson and outside … Read More

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Led by an incoming Longhorn, Team USA wins a championship in Mexico

While in Mexico recently, Texas volleyball player Logan Eggleston picked up decorations for her dorm room. The U.S. Women’s Junior National Team won the gold medal at the NORCECA Continental Championship on Saturday. Eggleston was named the Most Valuable Player at the tournament. She was also recognized as the event’s … Read More

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UT incoming freshman Logan Eggleston named to junior national volleyball team

After spending the past two weeks in Europe with Texas’ volleyball team, Logan Eggleston will soon join two of her future teammates in Mexico. USA Volleyball announced on Tuesday that Eggleston has been placed on the U.S. Women’s Junior National Team. Eggleston is entering her freshman year at Texas. She will … Read More

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Texas Ex Chiaka Ogbogu to resume volleyball career in Poland

After a tour of Italy, ex-Longhorn Chiaka Ogbogu is off to Poland. Ogbogu has signed with Chemik Police, the Poland-based volleyball organization announced this week. Ogbogu began her professional career earlier this year with Il Bisonte Firenze in Italy. A 6-2 middle blocker, Ogbogu … Read More

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Compared to Chloe Collins, Jhenna Gabriel officially joins Texas’ volleyball team

On Friday, Texas announced that Hawaii prospect Jhenna Gabriel will join the university’s volleyball program. A 5-8 setter and libero, Gabriel is the all-time leader in assists and digs at Honolulu’s Maryknoll School. She was a three-time all-state selection in high school. Gabriel also competed with the Rainbow Volleyball Club. Read More

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Report: Early graduate to join UT’s volleyball team this upcoming season

The Tennessean reported this week that Logan Eggleston will join UT’s volleyball team a year earlier than expected. A 6-2 outside hitter, Eggleston was originally a member of Texas’ 2019 recruiting class. Eggleston’s mother, Lori, told the Tennessean that her daughter took additional classes online this semester. She … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 16 Destinee Hooker, volleyball

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.  No. 16 Destinee Hooker, volleyball Volleyball is currently the most successfully team-oriented sport being played at the University of Texas (there’s no arguing men’s swimming is the best program … Read More

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Texas A&M is absent but UT’s volleyball schedule boasts marquee match-ups against Florida, Stanford

Texas released its 2018 volleyball schedule on Friday, and the Longhorns should expect to be tested this fall. For the second straight year, Texas will open its season against Florida and Oregon at the VERT Challenge. UT is set to host non-conference matches against Texas State and Kentucky, and the … Read More

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Texas’ volleyball program secures a pledge from a local libero

In two years, Reilly Heinrich will make a short move from Leander to the 40 Acres. A libero who is finishing up her sophomore year at Leander’s Rouse High, Heinrich gave a verbal commitment to Texas’ volleyball program this week. Texas Tech signee Katy Northcut was Rouse’s libero this past … Read More

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Texas won’t meet Nebraska or ex-Longhorn Lexi Sun in this season’s VERT Challenge

Whenever Texas releases its 2018 volleyball schedule, a reunion with Lexi Sun won’t be on it. The Lincoln Journal Star has reported that Texas and Nebraska won’t meet in this year’s VERT Challenge. Nebraska and Texas have participated in the last three early-season showcases, and they played … Read More

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Texas to wrap up its spring schedule this weekend after cancellation of Texas State volleyball match

To open its week, Texas erased a date off its calendar. Texas announced on Monday that its volleyball scrimmage against Texas State, which was set to be held in Gregory Gym on Thursday, has been cancelled. A Texas spokesperson said the cancellation … Read More

Texas’ new-look volleyball team gives first glance of what this fall will look like — maybe

Texas’ volleyball team gave fans a first look at a new look that may not be the same look this fall on Wednesday night. Micaya White’s 10 kills and 16 digs led Texas to a 25-15, 18-25, 25-16, 25-23 win over Texas A&M in a spring scrimmage held in Gregory … Read More

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Longhorns top Aggies in spring volleyball opener

The Aggies and Longhorns battled back-and-forth before Texas won two straight sets to defeat Texas A&M 25-15, 18-25, 25-16, 25-23 in a spring volleyball contest at Gregory Gym on Wednesday. Micaya White led Texas with 10 kills. She recorded a double-double by adding 16 digs, which also led Texas. Yaasmeen … Read More

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After one year at Texas, Lexi Sun to join Nebraska’s title-winning roster

On Tuesday, Nebraska announced that ex-UT standout Lexi Sun will join its volleyball program. Sun is eligible to play this year, which will be her sophomore season. The 6-2 outside hitter also visited USC and Wisconsin before settling on Nebraska, which won the NCAA title in 2017. Sun announced … Read More

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Texas volleyball’s Lexi Sun to transfer

Texas volleyball player Lexi Sun has decided to transfer, the school announced on Friday. A 6-2 outside hitter, Sun spent just one season with the Longhorns. She will have three years of eligibility remaining. “I want to thank all of the people that have impacted me throughout my time here … Read More