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Keys to the Game: No. 16 Iowa State
November 15, 2018
Texas is still in a position to make the Big 12 Championship with a little help from West Virginia. All Texas needs to do is win Saturday’s home matchup against No. 16 Iowa State and next week’s away game at Kansas. If West Virginia can beat Oklahoma in the season finale, Texas will find itself in Arlington on Dec. 1. Beating the Cyclones will be the first step. Here are the keys to the game:
Keys to the game: Texas defense faces yet another test
November 8, 2018
he Longhorns sit at a 6–3 record and are guaranteed a bowl game. But the quality of the bowl, in addition to several important games coming up on the schedule, are still to be determined. After losing at home to Texas Tech last year on a costly turnover from quarterback Sam Ehlinger, the Longhorns have more than just pride to play for this week. Here are your keys to the game:
Keys to the Game: West Virginia
November 2, 2018
If Texas wins out, it will make an appearance in the game with the chance to make a New Year’s Six bowl game and energize the fan base. In order to do that, however, the team will need to take care of business against No. 13 West Virginia at home. Here are your keys to the game:
Longhorns prepare to take on Horned Frogs at home
October 30, 2018
After beating Oklahoma on Saturday, 3-0, the Longhorns hope to follow up the strong performance with another against TCU on Wednesday.
Keys to the game: Oklahoma State
October 25, 2018
Before Texas looks ahead to a huge matchup against a ranked West Virginia team at home, they first have to get through Oklahoma State on the road. Here are the keys to the game for Texas:
Longhorns sluggish in road victory
October 24, 2018
While the Longhorn volleyball team successfully extended its winning streak to three against Iowa State on Wednesday, the signs of fatigue were very apparent.
Longhorns top Texas Tech in front of home crowd
October 20, 2018
Fans coming to the Longhorns’ home matchup against Texas Tech were treated to a Bevo sighting outside of Gregory Gym before the game. While the fans’ beloved Bevo got a lot of people out of the door and into Greg, the always exciting volleyball team kept them in their seats.
Run defense proves pivotal in matchup with Baylor
October 12, 2018
In order to stay back, the Longhorns will need to take care of business against Baylor. Here are your keys to the game:
Red River Rivalry: Volleyball edition
October 12, 2018
Sports are defined by rivalries. The best rivalry is often debated, but UT and OU have made up their minds. They choose the Red River Rivalry every time.
Kansas snaps Texas' hot streak
October 10, 2018
The Longhorn volleyball program is used to winning. Fast forward to the 2018, almost a month since losing a match, Texas came into Wednesday’s contest riding five straight wins to start Big 12 play. But the Longhorns’ trip to Lawrence, Kansas, didn’t end the way they wanted it to.
From Iowa to Austin, a freshman’s journey
October 5, 2018
Originally from Dike, Iowa (Population: 1,200), freshman Sydney Petersen is now a member of one of the most talented freshmen squads in the nation.
Keys to the Game: Oklahoma
October 5, 2018
The Longhorns need to do several things right if they want to beat the No. 7 Sooners for the first time since 2015. Here are your keys to the game:
Longhorns survive blown lead in road victory at TCU
October 3, 2018
Texas fans sat on the edges of their seats as No. 4 Texas found itself in a decisive fifth set against an unranked TCU team on the road. After blowing a two-match lead, the Longhorns clawed their way back from a 12-10 deficit in the fifth set. With a 14-12 lead over the Horned Frogs, freshman outside hitter Logan Eggleston spiked the ball right through the heart of the TCU defense. The game point allowed the Longhorns to escape Fort Worth with a four-game win streak and undefeated conference record in tact.
Keys to the Game: Kansas State
September 27, 2018
As much as it might feel like Texas is “back,” the Longhorns still need to get their first road win of the season. The past three wins have been nice, but they have all been at home. Since the Maryland loss on the road, Texas has had the luxury of playing at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, but that won’t be the case this week.
Longhorns take on Baylor in Big 12 home opener
September 25, 2018
One would think that after playing six ranked teams in the first nine games of the season, it would be nice to take it easy and play some less talented squads. But instead, the Texas volleyball team embraces the challenging slate of games.
Texas' not-so-secret weapon for TCU showdown
September 20, 2018
For Texas, a win over TCU would legitimize the preseason hype that surrounded the Longhorns. In order to do that, several things need to happen.
Longhorns rally past Kansas State to win Big 12 Opener
September 19, 2018
After losing the first set of the match, Texas was in familiar territory. Having dropped the opening sets in their previous two matches, both of which they ended up losing, the Longhorns had to make sure their next game didn’t turn into their third straight loss. Texas ended up winning its first match of Big 12 play against Kansas State on Wednesday in five sets (24-26, 25-19, 25-17, 18-25, 19-17).
Keys to the Game: No. 22 USC
September 13, 2018
This week is a chance to show that the Week One loss was a fluke and that the Longhorns can contend on the national scale — at least against USC. Here are the keys to a Texas victory.
Longhorns look to rebound at home versus No. 2 Stanford
September 13, 2018
In a matchup of top five teams, the higher ranked squad came away with the win.
Texas takes on Stanford in Palo Alto
September 11, 2018
The Longhorns are hitting the road again, this time heading out to Palo Alto, California. Texas will be playing No. 2 Stanford on Tuesday, marking the No. 3 Longhorns’ fifth ranked opponent in seven matches.
Longhorns beat Bobcats in first home game
September 7, 2018
The energy before the game started was something special to behold. The student section was raucous, the players were singing along to the music being played and almost everyone in the stadium was wearing burnt orange.
Keys to the game: What Texas needs to do to beat Tulsa
September 5, 2018
As much as last week’s loss to Maryland hurt the hearts of all Longhorn fans, head coach Tom Herman put it best: The sun is going to come up tomorrow. This week, Texas will play Tulsa at home, in what should be a good opportunity for the Longhorns to get their first victory of the season. Here’s what Texas needs to do to result in a comfortable win at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
Longhorns fall to Badgers in Madison
September 1, 2018
Saturday was not a great day for Texas Sports against the Big Ten Conference. In addition to the football team’s loss to unranked Maryland, the women’s volleyball team fell to the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers.
Three keys to Texas starting 1–0
August 31, 2018
Last year, Maryland came into Austin and stole a win. On Saturday, Texas will look to write a new narrative.
Late comeback lifts Texas over Florida
August 25, 2018
Texas’ 2018 campaign was just over 24 hours old when head coach Jerritt Elliott and his team faced a season-defining moment.
Connie Clark out as head coach of the softball program
May 25, 2018
When Texas’ softball program began in 1996, there was one woman at the head of the charge: Connie Clark.
Season ends with two losses in one day
May 25, 2018
After the Longhorns upset the No. 25 Minnesota Golden Gophers on Friday, it looked like Texas was on its way to triumph.
Longhorns win close game versus Minnesota
May 19, 2018
In the closest, most pivotal games of the season, the Longhorns came out on top, beating the Golden Gophers of Minnesota 2-1 on Friday night.
Longhorns take down Tech, earn third place at Big 12 tournament
May 14, 2018
The bronze medal is a compelling idea: just good enough to place, but not good enough to be at the top. That has been the epitome of the Longhorns’ softball season, as the team has played top-teams incredibly close all season, but failed to notch any signature wins.
Longhorns head west for the Seattle Regional
May 14, 2018
Texas softball (32-24) is headed west for the Seattle regional to take on Big 10 champion Minnesota (39-15) this Friday.
Longhorns overcome sluggish start, complete sweep of Cardinals
May 2, 2018
Despite a slow start to the evening, the Longhorns came away with a pair of victories over the Incarnate Word Cardinals on Wednesday night, by scores of 5-2 and 8-0.
Longhorns face Incarnate Word in home doubleheader
May 2, 2018
Texas defeated the Cardinals in the very first game of the season, 2-0, and look to make it three in a row against the Cardinals after Wednesday.
Texas hosts Texas Southern before season’s pivotal finish
April 24, 2018
Texas aims to keep it rolling as Big 12 play heats up down the stretch.
Longhorns wrangled by Cowgirls in series loss
April 23, 2018
It’s common knowledge that cowboys and longhorns historically have not mixed well. In Sunday’s game versus the Cowgirls, this held true, as the Longhorns lost 4-1.
Longhorns split Friday doubleheader with Oklahoma State
April 21, 2018
Going toe-to-toe with ranked teams takes endurance, skill and willpower. All three aspects were on display at McCombs Field on Friday night as the Longhorns beat Oklahoma State, 3-0, in the first game of a doubleheader, then lost 3-1 in the second.
Longhorns defeat Texas Tech at home, 5-2
April 14, 2018
The weather was the exact opposite of last weekend’s series, but that did not change the result. The Longhorns beat Texas Tech, 5-2, Friday night in warm and muggy conditions, much different from last week’s wind and cold.
Renewed confidence sparks resurgent Texas softball team
April 11, 2018
The Longhorns have played a whopping 11 games against ranked opponents this season. They’ll add one more to the list Wednesday when the team travels down I-35 to face the No. 25 Texas State Bobcats.
Longhorns complete sweep of Samford
April 8, 2018
The Longhorns’ brooms are getting a lot of work in so far this season. Texas completed its third series sweep in a row with a 4-0 victory over Samford on Sunday.
Longhorns win both games of doubleheader with Samford
April 7, 2018
Despite an inconsistent performance throughout, the Longhorn softball team rode to a series victory by winning both games in a Saturday doubleheader against Samford, 15-2 and 1-0, at McCombs Field.
Houston snaps Longhorns’ seven-game winning streak
April 3, 2018
All good things must come to an end. The Longhorns’ winning streak ended at seven games on Tuesday night with a 3-1 road loss to the Houston Cougars.
Longhorns bring out the brooms, sweep Iowa State in Ames
March 30, 2018
Seven is considered an incredibly lucky number.
Longhorns win first game of series in frigid weather
March 30, 2018
Despite temperatures in the 30s, the Longhorns came away with an 8-5 victory over the Iowa State Cyclones in Ames, Iowa, on Thursday evening.
Longhorns look to keep rolling versus Lumberjacks
March 26, 2018
There’s a common adage in sports — the best defense is a good offense. The Longhorns have ridden heir offense during their four-game win streak.
Longhorns clinch series win over Kansas
March 25, 2018
Win streaks are fun for everyone involved.
Longhorns open Big 12 play with win over Jayhawks
March 24, 2018
In sports, one of the best feelings in the world for both athletes and fans is seeing more wins than losses in the record.
Longhorns set to begin conference play
March 22, 2018
In the history of the Texas softball program, the team has collected eight total Big 12 Conference titles: four regular season titles and four Big 12 Tournament titles.
Longhorns lose nail-biter to No. 18 South Carolina in extra innings
March 14, 2018
The Longhorns fell, 1-0, to No. 18 South Carolina on Tuesday night in Columbia.
Longhorns defeat UTSA in offensive struggle, pitchers’ duel
March 8, 2018
The most nerve-wracking score in softball at any time is 1-0.
Longhorns blown out in delayed finish to Arizona series
March 4, 2018
This weekend, they beat a top-10 team, defeating the No. 9 Arizona Wildcats on Saturday. But Texas still lost the series due to a 2-0 loss on Friday and a 10-2 blowout loss on Sunday.
Pitching shines in rebound win over Arizona
March 3, 2018
The Longhorns successfully rebounded from a defeat on Friday with a 3-1 victory over the No. 9 Arizona Wildcats on Saturday.
Ninth-ranked Wildcats shut out Longhorns in pitchers’ duel
March 3, 2018
Texas lost to another ranked opponent at home Friday night as No. 9 Arizona shut the Longhorns out.
Longhorns face No. 9 Arizona this weekend hoping to right the ship
March 1, 2018
The Longhorns have played six games against ranked opponents this season, losing five of those games. Of those five, three defeats have come at home.
Longhorns split games on second day of Texas Invitational
February 24, 2018
Texas has been flirting with the .500 mark with its record all season, and the Longhorns have continued their trend of inconsistent play in this weekend's Texas Invitational.
Depth, resolve to be a focus for Longhorns in Texas Invitational
February 23, 2018
Coming off a close loss to the No. 1 team in the nation, Texas looks to climb above .500 in the Texas Invitational this weekend.
Texas looks to ditch mediocrity in matchup with No. 1 Washington
February 20, 2018
Middle-of-the-road. Humdrum. Ordinary. Middling. Any of those words could be used to describe Longhorn softball eight games into the season, as the team’s record currently sits at 4–4.
Tale of two games on opening day of Puerto Vallarta College Challenge
February 16, 2018
The Longhorn softball team shut out an opponent to open play in Mexico at the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge, but then was shut out in the ensuing game.
Longhorns hope to carry chemistry into Mexico
February 15, 2018
After the fall season and a rigorous team building exercise, the Longhorns are ready to attack in 2018.
Longhorns go 2-2 in Texas Classic to open season
February 12, 2018
Coming off two strong victories against Incarnate Word and Wisconsin on Friday night, the Longhorns were unable to capitalize on their momentum on Saturday afternoon, dropping two games to Colorado State and Wisconsin.
Keys to the Game: vs. Texas Tech
November 20, 2017
The Longhorns clinched bowl eligibility by virtue of their 28-14 win over West Virginia last week, and with that milestone hit, the team may be inclined to relax for the rest of the season.
Keys to the Game: vs. No. 24 West Virginia
November 16, 2017
The Longhorns have done a decent job this season limiting talented quarterbacks.
Keys to the Game: vs. Kansas
November 9, 2017
Last season, the Longhorns had to beat TCU on Thanksgiving in order to become bowl eligible after blowing a golden opportunity with an upsetting loss to Kansas in Lawrence.
Keys to the Game: vs. No. 10 TCU
November 2, 2017
It seems like so much time has passed since the Longhorns’ 17-7 victory over Iowa State on Sept. 28.
Keys to the Game: vs. Baylor
October 26, 2017
Aside from the one screen pass that junior John Burt took 90 yards, the offense was quite frankly offensive to watch versus Oklahoma State.
Longhorns win first two games of the fall season
October 26, 2017
While the regular season has yet to begin, the fall slate has gotten off to a great start for the Longhorns, who won both exhibition contests on Wednesday evening.
Telles continues Longhorn's early season success
October 23, 2017
For the third time this season, a Longhorn has won the singles main draw in a tournament.
Keys to the Game: vs. Oklahoma State
October 19, 2017
In the Cowboys’ previous game against Baylor, senior quarterback Mason Rudolph and his wide receivers put on a passing clinic.
Keys to the Game: vs. Oklahoma
October 12, 2017
While the team rushed for 166 yards and three touchdowns in the double overtime win over Kansas State last weekend, those numbers overstate the effectiveness of the run game.
Keys to the Game: vs. Kansas State
October 5, 2017
Nothing kills a drive like an untimely fumble or interception.
Longhorns conclude qualifying at the ITA All-American Championships
October 4, 2017
The Longhorns completed pre-qualifying and qualifying matches at the ITA All-American Championships in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with the main draw beginning play on Thursday.
Keys to the Game: vs. Iowa State
September 27, 2017
Although the Longhorns can be proud of their notable improvements after battling then-No. 4 USC in a double overtime thriller in Week Three, reality strikes back this week in Ames, Iowa.
Longhorns sweep singles and doubles titles in Lafayette
September 25, 2017
Men's singles and doubles claim titles at the Cajun Tennis Classic in Lafayette.
Scott narrowly avoids early round upset
September 22, 2017
As the No. 22 ranked player in the country, Scott is the only Longhorn playing in California this week. His win sets the Longhorns off to a good start for the weekend, as the rest of the team prepares for play at the Cajun Tennis Classic in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Longhorns continue season in Malibu, Lafayette
September 20, 2017
The Longhorns will be a bicoastal team this weekend, splitting their squad across the country between the John Breaux Cajun Tennis Classic in Lafayette, La. and at the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu, Calif.
Longhorns win doubles final at Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational
September 18, 2017
Texas claimed its first victory of the season over the weekend, capturing the doubles title at the Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational in Midland.
Longhorns to kick off season at Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational
September 14, 2017
After a four-month offseason, the Longhorns will kick off their season on Friday as they head to Midland, Texas, for the annual Racquet Club Collegiate Invitational.
Keys to the Game: vs. No. 4 USC
September 14, 2017
Texas’ rush attack finally showed signs of life last week against San Jose State, collecting over 400 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns — a huge improvement from the Longhorns’ rushing performance of 98 yards against Maryland in the season opener.
Keys to the Game: vs. San Jose State
September 7, 2017
Maryland shook Darrell K Royal Stadium with a huge upset this weekend.
Keys to the Game: vs. Maryland
August 31, 2017
The last season opener Texas played against a Power Five team ended in a loss to NC State in 1999.
Schubert continues impressive career with US Amateur Victory
August 31, 2017
Schubert became the first Longhorn to win the title since Kelli Kuehne back in 1996.
Longhorns beat Islanders after tragic week on campus
May 4, 2017
The Longhorn softball team played with heavy hearts as it shutout the Islanders of Texas A&M Corpus Christi 3-0 Wednesday evening.
Longhorns face Islanders in last midweek of season
May 3, 2017
In a season full of plenty of positives and a handful of negatives, the end of the schedule nears as the Longhorns clash with the Islanders of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday afternoon.
Longhorns prepare for second to last Big 12 series versus Kansas
April 28, 2017
The last Big 12 series for Texas did not go as planned: The Burnt Orange lost to the worst team in the Big 12 in Iowa State.
Wright, Longhorns shut out North Texas before Big 12 series
April 27, 2017
The Longhorns were the benefactors of a strong pitching performance on Wednesday.
Texas looks to reverse losing trend against Mean Green
April 25, 2017
One game can make all the difference. For the Longhorns this week, that game could be the midweek matchup versus North Texas.
Longhorns forced to evaluate where they stand
April 24, 2017
After 45 games, the Longhorns are not where they thought they would be.
Texas looks to build on three-game streak against Texas Southern
April 18, 2017
Last season, the Longhorns shut out Texas Southern by a score of 6-0.
Longhorns complete sweep of Texas Tech with blowout
April 16, 2017
The Longhorns only scored in two innings during Saturday’s game. That was all they needed to complete the sweep of Texas Tech, beating the Red Raiders 11-3.
Longhorns clinch series victory over Tech
April 16, 2017
While the schedule shows that only two games have been played over the past two days, the total innings played tells a different story.
Longhorn errors lead to five Oklahoma runs in series finale
April 9, 2017
One inning can make the biggest difference in softball.
Longhorns lose second game of series to Oklahoma
April 9, 2017
Neither the burnt orange of the Longhorns or the Crimson of the Sooners was predominately on display in the second game of the softball edition of the Red River Rivalry on Saturday afternoon.
Texas seeks revenge over crosstown foe Texas State
April 5, 2017
The Longhorns look to extend their winning streak Wednesday as they travel to San Marcos to battle the Texas State Bobcats.
Freshman class paying immediate dividends
April 3, 2017
While Texas has veteran players, the bulk of the depth that is so crucial to long-term success falls at the feet of the freshman class.
Longhorns sweep Houston Cougars
April 2, 2017
Defense and pitching were the keys to the Longhorns’ success Sunday in their 2-0 sweep of the University of Houston Cougars.
Longhorns shut down UTSA in mid week matchup
March 30, 2017
While a trip down I-35 may not be considered an away game when compared to traveling to California or Arizona, the Longhorns beat UTSA 9-1 in an intrastate showdown in San Antonio Wednesday night.
Texas continues road-filled stretch at UTSA
March 29, 2017
Taking to the road for the fourth time this season, the Longhorns travel to take on the Roadrunners of UTSA in a University of Texas system showdown.
Longhorns shuts out McNeese State in last game before conference play
March 23, 2017
After outscoring Cal State Fullerton 14-1 in Saturday’s double-header, Texas continued its stretch of stifling play. The Longhorns defeated McNeese State 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Depth powers Texas before Big 12 play
March 22, 2017
Sandwiched between a California road trip and a date with the Cowgirls of Oklahoma State, Texas takes on McNeese State in a midweek showdown in Austin on Wednesday.
Longhorns sweep double header to finish road trip
March 19, 2017
For some players on the Texas roster, the road trip to California was a trek back home.
Texas softball goes on the road again to take on UCLA
March 10, 2017
Texas has traveled about 4,320 miles in round trips this season.
Baseball, softball, Jade Gortarez does it all
March 6, 2017
Freshman Jade Gortarez grew up slugging at a different ball.
Longhorn softball faces road test versus No. 6 Arizona
March 3, 2017
Goodbye California beaches, hello Arizona deserts.
Longhorns lose to Texas State in tight contest
March 2, 2017
Bevo the Longhorn could not best Boko the Bobcat as Texas lost to Texas State Wednesday night 2-1 at McCombs Field.
Longhorn softball continues play into weekend
February 24, 2017
Two down, four left to play for Longhorn softball as they continue to compete in the Mary Nutter Classic.
Longhorns travel to California for Mary Nutter Classic
February 23, 2017
Sunny beaches, clear skies and Longhorn softball. All will be on display this weekend as the team travels to California to compete in the Mary Nutter Classic.
Longhorn softball takes on Indiana, South Carolina in Texas Invitational
February 16, 2017
The Longhorns continue action this weekend as they host the Texas Invitational.
Longhorn softball youngest player Taylor Ellsworth ready for big debut
February 14, 2017
Every collegiate athlete goes through the transition from high school to college competition. For Taylor Ellsworth, that transition happened quicker than most.
Texas kicks off 2017 season at home
February 12, 2017
The Longhorns kicked off their 2017 campaign with a 5-game weekend.
Longhorn Softball splits doubleheader on season opening night
February 11, 2017
Texas softball wasted no time jumping into the thick of competition Friday night, playing both Colorado State and No. 14 Minnesota in successive matchups at home.
Swimmers prepare for final meet of season
February 3, 2017
The long and grueling regular season is coming to an end for the No. 3 men’s and No. 2 women’s Longhorn swim teams.
Seniors splash into 2017 with another victory over Arizona
January 29, 2017
While the competitive side of the Longhorns’ home meet concluded on Friday, the Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams completed an unscored exhibition meet against Arizona on Saturday afternoon.
Longhorn swimmers set for senior day
January 27, 2017
The Longhorn men and women celebrate their senior classes this Saturday at a home meet against Arizona.
Madisyn Cox reflects on Longhorn career
January 26, 2017
Madisyn Cox has been cutting through the water since she was a little girl. Now as a senior, she’s splashing into the pool at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center during her final semester as a Longhorn.
Cox, Smith earn individual honors amongst team success
January 18, 2017
Women's, men's swimming earn victories in Georgia
January 15, 2017
In a strong showing by both the men’s and women’s swim teams, the Longhorns continued their 2017 success with another victory over the highly ranked Georgia Bulldogs.
Longhorn swimmers rack up wins in day two of the Texas Invitational
December 1, 2016
Texas swimmers had a big day in the pool Thursday at the Texas Invitational as many Longhorns looked to punch their ticket to the NCAA National Championships.
Texas' swimming teams thrive in first day of competition
November 30, 2016
Texas’ men’s and women’s swimming teams competed in the first day of the Texas invitational Wednesday, with the men taking third place and the women finishing first in the 800 freestyle relays.
Longhorns prepare for Texas Swimming Invitational
November 30, 2016
The Texas Swimming Invitational starts Wednesday at Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center, where the No. 4 Longhorn women and the No. 2 men will host 10 different schools.
Divers prep for Texas Diving Invitational
November 17, 2016
The Longhorn men’s diving season heats up as the team competes in the Texas Diving Invitational on Thursday.
Swimmers gear up for first home meet of the season
November 4, 2016
Following a loss to Indiana, Texas returns home with hopes of earning a victory against North Carolina State on Friday.
Reese brings championship experience in 39th season
November 2, 2016
One cannot build a legendary resume overnight.
Longhorns gear up for action-packed sports weekend
October 20, 2016
Men's golf and men's swimming and diving prepare for weekend competition.
Longhorns gear up for new season with Orange-White meet
September 28, 2016
After an eventful offseason, the Longhorns are set to begin their season with the Orange-White meet on Thursday and Friday.