Kills courtesy of junior outside hitter Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani and redshirt freshman Brionne Butler got Texas off to a quick 2-0 lead in the first set. That’s when Stanford’s Kathryn Plummer began Stanford's strong comeback.
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.
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.
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.