Volleyball Archives

Make a wish: Transfer Ebony Nwanebu comes home

June 5 was an eventful day in the life of Ebony Nwanebu. On her 20th birthday, Nwanebu announced she was coming home to finish her volleyball career at Texas. “I wanted my birthday to be memorable,” she said. Read More

Despite departures, expectations high for Texas volleyball

It would be easy to compare rosters and conclude that Texas volleyball will regress from last season. Gone are multiyear All-Americans Haley Eckerman and Khat Bell, whose sparkling four-year runs produced a national championship and two more Final Four appearances, as well as four Big 12 titles and 2,489 kills … Read More

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Texas volleyball ranked third in preseason poll

Despite losing multi-year All-Americans Haley Eckerman and Khat Bell, the Texas volleyball is still highly thought of nationally. The Longhorns checked in at No. 3 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason top 25 that was released Wednesday. Texas received one first-place vote and totaled 1,384 points, trailing defending national … Read More

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Big 12 preseason freshman of the year Micaya White injured, out indefinitely

Texas volleyball’s Micaya White is out indefinitely after suffering a tibial stress fracture on her left leg, the program announced on Monday. White, a 6-feet, 1-inch outside hitter from Frisco Centennial, is the Big 12’s preseason freshman of the year. She was the nation’s fourth-ranked recruit, according to Prep Volleyball Senior Aces. Read More

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Texas volleyball unanimous pick to win Big 12

For the fifth straight season, Texas has been chosen as the preseason favorite to win the Big 12 volleyball title. The Longhorns recorded 64 points and were a unanimous selection for the fourth year in a row. Iowa State (53) was picked second for the fourth time in five years. Read More