Eyes on the prize

Eyes on the prize

It’s 6 p.m. and UTD’s softball team is running one last set of laps before the weekend.  As her teammates round the field, Melissa Livermore’s cleat taps home base. For a moment, she stands there alone, eyes cast out somewhere beyond the outfield. Then the spell is broken. Livermore extends...

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Men’s baseball makes comeback after losses

Men’s baseball makes comeback after losses

The men’s baseball team played three games of this year’s American Southwest Conference Tournament this weekend against Concordia University, coming up short in the first two but making a comeback in the third. The team competed in two ASC series earlier this season where it won one game each series....

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Upset in Arizona for men’s baseball

Upset in Arizona for men’s baseball

Men’s baseball opened the 2019 season with a close loss to California Lutheran University at the Cactus Classic in Arizona. The team left the invitational with an overall score of 1-3 after facing off against three more schools. The Comets suffered an 8-5 defeat against CLU despite a strong opening...

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Transfer of power

Transfer of power

UTD’s baseball team, ranked 14th in the country, is seeing success this season after the addition of 13 transfer students to the roster. The Comets are nationally ranked for the first time in 10 years following a large offseason roster turnover, during which they lost nine graduating seniors. Head coach...

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Baseball to fill starter vacancies

Baseball to fill starter vacancies

UTD’s baseball team is preparing to start the new season with a revamped starting line up. As the team practices for its first games of the season, a double-header on Feb. 10, it’s looking to fill the starting positions left vacant by graduating seniors. Head coach Shane Shewmake only has...

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Baseball facilities undergo upgrades

Baseball facilities undergo upgrades

The Athletics Department added a new batting cage to the baseball field last week, and a press box is soon to follow. The batting cage was completed on Sept. 26 and cost about $20,000. Head baseball coach Shawn Shewmake said these plans have been in the works for about a...

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Home away from home

Home away from home

Like many other second-year college athletes, Zavier Landry and Mitch Barati were at a crossroads. It was time for them to decide where they wanted to continue their athletic careers. Zavier Landry, a senior guard for the women’s basketball team, came to UTD last season as a transfer athlete from...

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Baseball team has eyes set on ASC crown

Baseball team has eyes set on ASC crown

Team determined after falling short in league title game last year Losing 6-5 in last year’s ASC championship game against the 24th ranked UT Tyler Patriots left a bitter taste in the mouths of members of UTD’s baseball team. Now the Comets use that loss to add more fuel to...

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Baseball team falls short in wild ASC tourney

Baseball team falls short in wild ASC tourney

The baseball team fell 5-6 to conference rival UT Tyler in the ASC tournament championship game on May 9 to cap off its series of post-season close finishes. The Comets started off their tournament run with a 7-8 loss to East Texas Baptist University on May 6. This put the team...

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