Senior guard’s near triple-double spurs women’s basketball team to takedown of ETBU

Senior guard’s near triple-double spurs women’s basketball team to takedown of ETBU

Correction: Head coach Polly Thomason’s name was spelled incorrectly. The Mercury regrets this error. Bouncing back from their loss against Trinity, the women’s basketball team (10-2, 6-1 ASC) took down East Texas Baptist (5-6, 1-5 ASC) 74-54 in a game that almost featured the program’s first ever triple double. The...

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Men’s basketball takes down Trinity with season high 3-point shooting

Men’s basketball takes down Trinity with season high 3-point shooting

The men’s basketball team hit a season high of 15 3-pointers, one shy of a school record, in its 73-60 victory over the Trinity Tigers (1-10). UTD (8-3) came out firing on all cylinders, going 5 for 5 from beyond the 3-point line to open up the game. The downpour...

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Man arrested in case of missing alumna

A 24-year-old man has been arrested and charged with aggravated kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of alumna Christina Morris, who has been missing since August. Plano police arrested Enrique Arochi early on Dec. 13 at his home according to public information officer David Tilley. He said the police carried out search warrants...

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Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College

Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College

In its last game before conference play, the women’s basketball team (3-0) outlasted the Austin College Kangaroos (1-2) 67-64 for their third straight win of the season. The Comets looked sharp in the first half, with the team hitting 14 of 30 shots for 35 points. Defensively, UTD gave up...

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Men’s soccer advances to next round of NCAA tourney

Men’s soccer advances to next round of NCAA tourney

Playing in front of a packed crowd on a cold and misty evening, the men’s soccer team took down Pomona-Pitzer 2-0 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, earning it’s first ever win in the national playoff. The Comets were relentless but unsuccessful in scoring in the first half,...

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Men’s basketball trounces Texas Lutheran in season opener

Men’s basketball trounces Texas Lutheran in season opener

The men’s basketball team crushed Texas Lutheran 92-77 in their Homecoming season opener. The Comets were able to control the game from the get-go, outscoring the Bulldogs 47 to 39 in the first half and 45 to 38 in the second half. UTD shot 22 of 53 in the game, making...

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Women’s basketball survives season opener with close win

Women’s basketball survives season opener with close win

In a close game in front of a Homecoming day crowd, the women’s basketball team got out with a win against Texas Lutheran 58-55 in its season opener. The first half saw the Comets control the flow of the game, outscoring the Bulldogs 35 to 25. UTD was 12 of 34 and...

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Men’s soccer falls in conference championship game

Men’s soccer falls in conference championship game

In an ASC title match that saw rough play from both squads and missed opportunities from the Comets, Hardin-Simmons took down the men’s soccer team 2-0. The game was close early on with neither team scoring for the majority of the first half. The Comets came close to scoring on...

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UTD V-Ball comes out on top over ETBU in tight match

UTD V-Ball comes out on top over ETBU in tight match

The volleyball team (7-2, 1-0 ASC) won its first conference home game against ETBU (1-8, 0-1ASC)  in five sets on Tuesday night, going 26-24, 23-25, 22-25, 26-24, and 15-11 in the last set. The game was tightly contested from the start, with ETBU winning two out of the first three...

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Schleigh Named ASC Male Athlete of the Year

Schleigh Named ASC Male Athlete of the Year

Forward Kyle Schleigh was named the ASC Male Athlete of the Year in a statement released by the league office on Wednesday. Schleigh, who was also named the male UTD Student Athlete of the Year, was named as the ASC male basketball player of the year as well. He was...

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