November madness

November madness

As players from Southwestern University hoisted the NCAA regional trophy high in the air atop the green and orange “Comets” logo at the midcourt of the Activity Center gym, UTD’s volleyball team could do nothing but stand and watch in silence. After a nearly two-and-a-half hour match that saw the...

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Setting off abroad

Setting off abroad

Despite being on two different continents and separated by more than 5,260 miles, middle blocker Michelle Toro and outside hitter Holyn Handley have shared similar off-seasons — gaining valuable international volleyball experience while representing Team USA. Toro and Handley traveled to Brazil and Italy, respectively, to play a series of...

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Volleyball advances to NCAA round 2

The volleyball team took down the Whitworth Pirates in four sets (19-25, 25-22,25-15,25-17) on Nov. 13 to advance to the second round of the NCAA tournament for just the second time in program history. Early in the game, strong defense from the Pirates stifled the Comets attack, helping to make...

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Volleyball crowned conference champs

Volleyball crowned conference champs

For just the third time in volleyball history, the volleyball team has been crowned as the champion of the ASC. The team took home the trophy after being UMHB 3-0 (25-10, 25-19, 25-18) on Nov. 7 in front of a raucous home crowd. The Comets, who hosted the tournament after...

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