Away games faze team

Away games faze team

The softball team struggled in its conference games against Hardin-Simmons, losing all three games. The Comets lost 7-6 on Feb. 28, and then lost 5-0 and 1-0 in the doubleheader on March 1. Their losses over the weekend bring their overall record to 4-6. The Comets gave up a one-hit...

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Softball player chooses D-III over D-I

Softball player chooses D-III over D-I

Robin Thomas’ religious beliefs help frame her career, future as she looks to impact lives It was the summer of decisions. Manvel High School’s softball player Robin Thomas was heading into her senior year, trying to get into Div. I universities. Unlike what she’d imagined, 2011 was going to be...

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Comets achieve new heights

Comets achieve new heights

Men’s basketball team concludes season with program’s best winning record The men’s basketball team fell short in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Championship, losing to No. 3 UW-Whitewater 81-63 at Stevens Point, Wis. on March 14. The Comets had the most successful season in the program’s history, with...

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NCAA rule may change

UTD rep pushes legislation for grad student-athletes An NCAA Div. III committee is exploring options to allow graduate students to continue their athletic careers at an institution other than their undergraduate university. The current rule allows graduate students to play — provided they have eligibility remaining — only at the...

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Comets expected to capitalize on winning spirit in face-off against No. 3 Warhawks

Comets expected to capitalize on winning spirit in face-off against No. 3 Warhawks

The game on March 8 was riddled with poor play and missed chances. At the end of the night, the Comets shot just 34.9 percent from the floor. Senior forward Kyle Schleigh blocked Whitworth’s shot and raced down the court on the counter and missed the easiest of layups. Chris...

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Comets prepared for first NCAA game

Comets prepared for first NCAA game

The men’s basketball team face new opponents and challenges as they compete in the NCAA Div. III tournament for the first time since 2011. The Comets will host Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s Chapman University, a team they have never played before, in the first round of the tournament on...

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Baseball wins first three games of season

Baseball wins first three games of season

Comets to play every team in American Southwest Conference for first time The baseball team opened up its season in Frisco from Feb. 14-16 with a 3-0 start — their first perfect start since 2008. The Comet beat Whitman College 11-5, the University of Puget Sound 6-4 and Hendrix College...

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Shooting for glory

Shooting for glory

A knockout championship tournament has its own energy and excitement that regular seasons fail to deliver. The men’s basketball team wrapped up the regular season title with a 19-1 ASC record — the program’s best ever — and captured the rights to host the championship tournament from Feb. 28 to...

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Softball team focuses on improving overall program, ASC title

Softball team focuses on improving overall program, ASC title

The softball program has made great strides in its two years under head coach Brad Posner, with two consecutive 20-win seasons for the first time since 2006. The team will look to improve on its past performances as they hope to win the ASC tournament this year. The Comets will...

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Underdog role where Comets best

The men’s basketball team is undefeated and with 12-0 in ASC play seems poised to hoist the ASC championship trophy. But, the team may be in the worst possible position if history has anything to say about it. With six home games out of the final 10 games, UTD seems...

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