No. 3 Texas had the benefit of raucous home crowds in their home matchups, with fans erupting after every Texas ace and kill. But the Longhorns won’t have the benefit of a home crowd on Saturday night as they take on No. 4 Nebraska in the national championship game.
It wasn’t an easy start to the season for freshman outside hitter Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani. The Los Angeles native began her career for the Longhorns seeing little of the court behind Texas’ multitude of hitters. But it was Bedart-Ghani who was the key to the Longhorns 3-1 victory over Minnesota on Thursday, sending Texas to the national championship.
Tied at one set apiece and down 7-3 in the third, head coach Jerritt Elliott called a timeout and motioned his team over to the sideline. Elliott knew he had to stop the bleeding after a second set in which his team was decimated by an under-seeded Purdue squad.
On this week's episode of The Daily Texan Newscast, we cover the Austin Police Department’s implementation of body cameras, the final football game of the season and the Fisher v. UT case before the Supreme Court hearings next week.