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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Seniors reflect on women’s soccer season

Seniors reflect on women’s soccer season

The women’s soccer team had a tough loss in the American Southwest Conference tournament finals on Nov. 10, but some seniors still look back fondly on their UTD soccer career as the season comes to a close. The team won their first match in the ASC Championship Tournament against Mary-Hardin...

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Lady Comets win NCAA quarterfinals

Lady Comets win NCAA quarterfinals

The volleyball team defeated Pomona-Pitzer 25-18, 25-27, 25-17, 25-21 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament on Nov. 15. The Comets were picked to play in the NCAA tournament on the basis of their outstanding 30-8 record. The Comets had failed to win a single set in their two previous...

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Keeping it down to Earth

Keeping it down to Earth

With mud scuffs on his practice shirt and a blonde curl in his hair, UTD men’s soccer goalkeeper was made for the game. A Houston native, mechanical engineering senior Stephen Nicknish grew up playing sports like baseball and soccer as a child. He credits his sports-loving father for introducing him...

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Can our volleyball team win the ASC?

Can our volleyball team win the ASC?

Marci Sanders’ volleyball squad might be picking up a few pointers from the women’s basketball team — they’ve found a way to rebound. After a blistering start to the season marked with three consecutive losses — their worst start since 2005 — the Comets have righted the ship. When the...

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Men’s soccer reaches top 10 ranking

The men’s soccer team extended its winning streak with a 2-0 win over LeTourneau on Oct. 11, a 4-1 win over UT-Tyler on Oct. 12 and a 6-2 win over Mary Hardin-Baylor on Oct. 17. The Comets (10-0-3, 4-0-2 ASC) scaled new heights in rankings as they climbed to No....

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Women’s soccer dominate LeTourneau, win 6-0

Women’s soccer dominate LeTourneau, win 6-0

The women’s soccer team recorded a 6-0 win over LeTourneau on Oct. 11, a hard-fought 1-0 win against UT-Tyler and a heartbreaking 0-1 loss against Mary Hardin-Baylor on Oct. 18. The Comets (4-2) faced an undermanned LeTourneau squad and managed an easy win. The first goal of the match came...

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Volleyball grabs two victories

Volleyball grabs two victories

The volleyball team continued its winning streak with two wins against Mississippi College and UT Tyler on Oct. 12. The Comets breezed through the Mississippi game with a win in just three sets. UTD broke through in the first set at 5-5 and ended the match at 25-11. The next...

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