‘Unfinished Business’

‘Unfinished Business’

Comets redeemed themselves with eight-game win streak in ASC championship After losing the first set (25-20) to the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor, the Comets (24-4) began their climb to ASC victory. The ASC championship rounded out an eight-game winning streak for the Comets who shut down UMHB to take the...

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Volleyball Wins Sixth ASC Title

Volleyball Wins Sixth ASC Title

The UTD volleyball team won its sixth straight American Southwest Conference East Division title at the second ASC Crossover Tournament of the season. The team kicked off the first of two ASC crossover tournaments with a Sept. 27 game against Sul Ross State, which the Comets won 3-0. Throughout the...

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Volleyball Team Finishes First Tournament with 2-2 Split

Volleyball Team Finishes First Tournament with 2-2 Split

Comets working toward sixth ASC championship victory this season With five new freshmen, the volleyball team is preparing to compete for a possible sixth ASC championship. The Comets opened the season with the Gargoyle Classic at the University of Chicago, finishing 2-2 in the tournament. Senior outside hitter and defensive...

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Volleyball, soccer teams lose out at ASC

Volleyball, soccer teams lose out at ASC

Men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball advanced to the American Southwest Conference championships last week but ultimately lost, concluding a series of high-stakes seasons. Head volleyball coach Marci Allison began the volleyball program at UTD and has coached the UTD volleyball to five ASC championships. “Every year the conference...

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Volleyball, soccer gain winning streaks

Volleyball, soccer gain winning streaks

The men’s soccer and women’s volleyball teams have earned player honors and American Southwest Championship victories as they move into the final stretch of matches before the championships. The men’s soccer team is currently leading with a five-game winning streak. Women’s volleyball ended September with a three-game winning streak and...

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ASC poll predicts team success

ASC poll predicts team success

Early preseason polls released by the American Southwest Conference put three Comet teams in high ranks as the teams prepare for the start of the season. The ASC released the preseason polls for the volleyball and the two soccer teams on Aug. 13 and 16 respectively, two weeks before the...

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Volleyball team receives fourth academic honor

Volleyball team receives fourth academic honor

The volleyball team received honors from the National Coaches’ Association with only two more weeks until the season starts. UT Dallas was one of the 973 universities that received the honor from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. The honor focuses on the academic standing of teams. Schools nominated for the...

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Men’s volleyball returns to UTD

Men’s volleyball returns to UTD

Two seniors helped reinstate the men’s club volleyball team during the fall semester. Even with probation and a lack of funding, the team practices every week and has attended a competitive open tournament. Although the men’s volleyball club has existed for several years, it was not until recently that it...

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Athletes inducted into Hall of Honors

Athletes inducted into Hall of Honors

For the first time ever, volleyball and women’s basketball were represented in UTD’s Athletic Hall of Honors as athletes from those teams were inducted into this year’s class. UTD’s Athletic Hall of Honors gives recognition to members of the UTD community who made a significant impact on the athletic department....

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Volleyball advances to third round of NCAA tourney

Volleyball advances to third round of NCAA tourney

UTD’s volleyball team advanced to the third round of the NCAA D-III Tournament for the first time after defeating no. 25 Hendrix College Warriors 3-2 (20-25, 25-21, 20-25, 27-25, 12-15). The Comets improved to 32-2 on the season after a close match that went five sets. A crowd of 595...

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