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Micaya White honored alongside the nation’s top players as the AVCA names its All-Americans

For the third time in her collegiate career, Texas volleyball player Micaya White can call herself an All-American. White was given a second-team designation on the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s All-American team on Wednesday. A junior outside hitter, White was the member of UT’s volleyball program to … Read More

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Texas sees its volleyball season ended as BYU sweeps up an invitation to the Final Four

No. 5 Texas could not contain Roni Jones-Perry on Saturday in a 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 loss to No. 4 BYU in Provo, Utah. The defeat ends UT’s season in a regional final for a second straight year. The Longhorns had reached the Final Four in five straight seasons from 2012-16. BYU … Read More

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Still Elite: Texas outlasts Michigan to move within one win of the Final Four

UPDATE:  No. 5 Texas (23-4) will battle No. 4 BYU (30-1) in a regional final on Saturday. Once again, the Texas Longhorns are elite. Junior Micaya White’s 21 kills led the UT volleyball team to a 25-10, 27-29, 29-27, 25-19 win over Michigan in Provo, Utah, on Friday. With the four-set … Read More

One sweet season: Micaya White’s career year has paced hot-hitting Texas into the Sweet 16

As Texas prepares to face Michigan on Friday in the Sweet 16, the Longhorns’ offense is, perhaps quite literally, hitting its stride. Texas, ahead of its upcoming appearance in the BYU regional, ranks second nationally with a .312 hitting percentage. Freshman Logan Eggleston had 30 kills and … Read More

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Already the Big 12 and Southwest’s best, will the 2018 reign of Micaya White extend across America?

Texas junior Micaya White was named the Southwest Region Player of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Tuesday. A 6-1 outside hitter, White was joined on the All-Southwest Region Team by UT teammates Yaazie Bedart-Ghani, Brionne Butler and Logan Eggleston. Texas senior middle blocker Morgan Johnson earned … Read More

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Times announced for BYU-based regional as Texas looks to advance to the Final Four

All that is currently standing between Texas and the Final Four are Wolverines and either some Gators or Cougars. Texas will travel to Utah this upcoming weekend for the regional section of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 5 Longhorns (22-4) will face No. 18 Michigan (24-9) at 3 p.m. CST … Read More

Texas volleyball advances to its 13th straight Sweet 16 with 3-0 sweep of Texas State

Had she taken a different route, the typical one, Logan Eggleston would be a high school senior right now in Brentwood, Tenn. Instead, she accelerated her plans, graduating a year early to join a Texas volleyball team that she regarded as potentially special. Turns out that Eggleston, a 6-2 outside … Read More

Texas sweeps past Stephen F. Austin in Logan Eggleston’s NCAA Tournament debut

If you would have predicted a year ago that Logan Eggleston would have opened the 2018 postseason with a match-high 14 kills, Brentwood High would have gladly accepted that prognostication. Eggleston, however, isn’t a Bruin anymore and these aren’t Tennessee’s state playoffs. Having skipped her senior year of high school, Eggleston … Read More

Butterflies aside, Texas freshmen are set for their first NCAA tournament run as Longhorns

Ready or not, a Texas volleyball team with four freshmen in the starting lineup begins the NCAA tournament angling for the school’s ninth appearance in the Final Four in the last 11 years. Longhorns coach Jerritt Elliott said Wednesday that he doesn’t mind if those freshmen — outside hitter Logan … Read More

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Micaya White earns the top prize on the Big 12’s Longhorn-heavy honor roll

Texas junior Micaya White has gone wire-to-wire as the best volleyball player in the Big 12. White has earned the Big 12’s Player of the Year award, the conference announced on Monday. This summer, White was named the conference’s preseason pick for the award. She went onto … Read More

Denied a top-four seed, UT to open postseason by welcoming three Texas teams to Gregory Gym

In order to get to Minneapolis, Texas may have to take a trip to Utah. On Sunday, Texas was awarded the fifth overall seed for an NCAA Tournament that will get underway later this week. Texas was denied a top-four seed for the second straight season. The Longhorns will host matches … Read More

With NCAAs up next, Yaazie Bedart-Ghani and Morgan Johnson set for final run as UT teammates

After their match against West Virginia on Saturday afternoon, Texas’ volleyball players will gather in front of their fans for a playing of “The Eyes of Texas.” Front and center in this scene will be outside hitter Yaazie Bedart-Ghani and middle blocker Morgan Johnson. The only seniors on UT’s roster will … Read More

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Longhorns volleyball team sweeps Texas Tech on the road

The Texas Longhorns volleyball team traveled to Lubbock Wednesday to sweep the Red Raiders 25-21, 25-21, 25-18, extending its winning streak to nine matches. The Longhorns had three players hit double digits in kills to take the win. Overall, the visitors had 49 kills to Texas Tech’s 37. Micaya White … Read More

Still No. 1: Texas ousts Baylor to extend its reign as the Big 12’s champion

WACO — Once again, the conference crown and Big 12 bling will be worn by Texas’ Longhorns. All-American outside hitter Micaya White had 17 kills to lead Texas to a 22-25, 25-19, 25-22, 25-14 victory over Baylor on Friday night. With the victory at the Ferrell Center, Texas secured the Big … Read More

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With two seniors set to depart, Texas announces the addition of two volleyball standouts

On Wednesday, the Texas volleyball team announced the signings of outside hitter Skylar Fields and middle blocker Molly Phillips. Next year, Fields and Phillips will arrive at Texas in time to replace outgoing seniors Yaazie Bedart-Ghani and Morgan Johnson. Fields tops PrepVolleyball.com’s Senior Aces list, which is a list that ranked … Read More

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Longhorns volleyball team clinches at least share of Big 12 title

When the Kansas Jayhawks defeated Texas on Oct. 10, they took over first place of the Big 12. On Saturday afternoon, the Longhorns volleyball team avenged that loss and clinched at least a share of the Big 12 title with a 25-20, 23-25, 25-18, 25-18 win at Gregory Gym. Texas … Read More

Texas volleyball showcases ‘a completely different team’ in sweep of Kansas State

The Texas volleyball team, led by its freshmen, has a fresh look as the Longhorns head to the end of the regular season. Freshman setter Jhenna Gabriel’s 31 assists directed the offense Wednesday night at Gregory Gym as fifth-ranked Texas rolled to a 25-19, 25-15, 25-19 sweep of Kansas State … Read More

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Ahead of arrival at Texas, volleyball recruit Molly Phillips earns an All-American honor

After playing volleyball with Team USA this summer, future Longhorn Molly Phillips is now an All-American. Phillips was named an Under Armour All-American this past Wednesday. One of the 150 high school seniors recognized by Under Armour, Phillips was placed on the honor roll’s second team. Read More

As the Big 12 race heats up, Texas rallies behind freshman Jhenna Gabriel and past TCU

On Tuesday, members of the Texas volleyball team showed up for a practice in Gregory Gym in their Halloween costume. Morgan Johnson, Riley Fisbeck, Blair Westerlund and Katarina Luketic dressed like Longhorns from different athletic programs. Freshmen Logan Eggleston and Sydney Petersen channeled their inner-superheroes, while junior Autumn Rounsaville went … Read More

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Texas volleyball team sweeps Iowa State on the road

The Texas volleyball team won its third match in a row, sweeping Iowa State 25-19, 25-19, 25-14 in Ames, Iowa Wednesday night. Micaya White and freshman Logan Eggleston each had 12 kills to lead Texas to the win. Eggleston had just one attacking error as she hit .458 on the … Read More