Calverly set on ‘winning everything’

Calverly set on ‘winning everything’

Comets setter and team member of the 2008 American Southwest Conference (ASC) championship winning team, Niki Calverley, is a part of the Wylie dynasty of volleyball players who played for the same high school volleyball team. One can’t be too surprised Calverley chose volleyball above other sports she played as...

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Payne seeks to reclaim ASC title in final year

Payne seeks to reclaim ASC title in final year

As comfortable in the lab studying E. coli as he is on the field dishing tackles to opposition, biochemistry senior Jarrod Payne is one of the most experienced players in the Comets lineup. A defensive player, Payne said he started playing soccer as a kid in Tomball, Texas, a town...

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Soccer teams hope to reach championships

Soccer teams hope to reach championships

The smell of fresh cut grass on the main soccer field across from the Waterview Park Phase III apartments means  one thing to the soccer buff: the new season is here. The men’s and women’s soccer teams both shared a similar fate last season, reaching the American Southwest Conference tournament...

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Bowyer to lead the forward line

Bowyer to lead the forward line

Breaking into any first team is by no means an easy feat. Breaking into the team as a freshman and returning the highest goal tally for the season in one fell swoop? Enter Leah Bowyer, UTD women’s soccer forward. An undeclared sophomore, Bowyer started playing soccer as a 5 year...

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Reigning champs go for broke

Reigning champs go for broke

Fresh from winning their first American Southwest Championship (ASC) title as well as a first appearance in the NCAA tournament in 2008, assistant volleyball coach Zach Villarreal, more than anyone, knows winning the title two years in a row is going to take some hard work. “It’s going to be...

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