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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Tennis teams picked to win

Tennis teams picked to win

The UTD tennis teams started their spring seasons with a combined 5-1 record after the league picked both teams as favorites to win the American Southwest Conference West Division. The women’s team went undefeated through the first three match-ups against Concordia Texas 8-1, Whitworth 5-0 and Sul Ross State 9-0....

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ASC disappointment

ASC disappointment

Women’s Basketball The women’s basketball team made it to the local conference tournament before falling short 6 points in its semifinal game. After going 22-4 in the regular season and winning their first game against Hardin-Simmons, the team lost against East Texas Baptist University on Feb. 23, with a final...

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History in the making

History in the making

A sophomore on the men’s basketball team recorded the second triple-double in school history.    Sophomore guard Dimitrius Underwood had 14 points, 13 rebounds and 18 assists during UTD’s Dec. 29 117-105 victory over the Rhodes College Lynx. His 18 assists set a new ASC record, and Underwood was named...

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Program cultivates winning tradition

Program cultivates winning tradition

Dapo Ogunfeitimi stepped foot on UTD’s court for the first time as an incoming freshman. His eyes immediately became fixed on one thing — the basketball championship banners hanging from the rafters. The senior guard said he knew at that point he wanted to become part of the program’s winning...

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Tracking volleyball’s rise to prominence at UTD

The innermost layer of a volleyball is comprised of a rubber bladder, the second is made out of cloth and the third shell consists of 18 rectangular leather panels arranged in six identical sections. Just as a volleyball has evolved into a multi-layered invention, so too has the sport, with...

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Softball team’s luck looking up

New coach’s approach leads to team built around aggressive offense, needs to maintain success to turn program around The softball team may finally be turning a corner in its quest to rise from the mediocrity that has been plaguing it since last year, although fans may not realize it just...

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Men’s team aims to improve on lackluster 2014 campaign

Men’s team aims to improve on lackluster 2014 campaign

A second half collapse in last year’s ASC quarterfinal against Hardin-Simmons all but ensured the Comets’ post-season fate, leading to a 77-63 rout at the hands of the Cowboys. The first round exit was the earliest the men’s basketball team had been sent home packing since the program’s 2007-2008 campaign....

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Youthful women’s squad looks to reclaim ASC championship

Youthful women’s squad looks to reclaim ASC championship

After having arguably the most successful season in program history, the women’s basketball team finds itself starting fresh with a roster filled with young, new players. Last year, the senior-laden team won the ASC for just the second time and advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tournament —...

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ASC champs’ season cut short by second-ranked Trinity Tigers

ASC champs’ season cut short by second-ranked Trinity Tigers

The men’s soccer team fell 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Nov. 14 to second-ranked Trinity, ending its chances at a national tournament run. Before they got to the first round of the national tournament, the Comets had to get through UT Tyler in the championship...

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