UTD hosts NCAA representatives

UTD hosts NCAA representatives

The NCAA visited UTD to meet with members of the athletic department as part of its effort to build a guide of best practices for Division III schools. Six members of the NCAA national staff came to campus on Jan. 26 and 27 as a part of a new program...

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Alum to gain mentors through NCAA

Alum to gain mentors through NCAA

For the first time in school history, a UTD student athlete was chosen to participate in a program designed to help minority students pursue careers in collegiate athletics. Sara Navarro, who graduated in the fall with a bachelor’s in business administration, was one of 40 students and recent alumni picked...

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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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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 soccer falls in NCAA second round

Men’s soccer falls in NCAA second round

For the first time in program history, the men’s soccer team hosted the NCAA tournament from Nov. 15-16. Even though it hosted, the team wouldn’t have entered into the tournament if it were not for some very beneficial circumstances. After losing in the ASC tournament final to Hardin-Simmons on Nov....

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