Volleyball - Archives 2016

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Thriller Sends Longhorns to Regional Finals
Volleyball 12/09/2016

No. 4 seed Texas Volleyball (25-4) punched its ticket to the Elite Eight in thrilling fashion, knocking off No. 13 seed BYU (29-4), 3-2 (25-23, 25-14, 24-26, 22-25, 16-14), inside Gregory Gym on Friday afternoon.

Texas Tech Setter Lands CoSIDA Academic All-America Honors
Volleyball 12/08/2016

Marguerite Grubb of Texas Tech has been named to CoSIDA's 2016 Academic All-America Volleyball Second Team. The Setter was joined by 17 other student-athletes from across the nation to receive this prestigious award.

League Teams Pace AVCA All-Regional Selections
Volleyball 12/06/2016

The Big 12 posted 18 honorees on the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-Region awards list, the third-most in conference history.

Texas Leads Conference to Regional Semifinals
Volleyball 12/06/2016

After going 5-1 in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the Longhorns will move on to face BYU in the Regional Semifinals on Friday. This year marks the first time since 2009 and eighth overall occurrence five Big 12 teams advanced to the second round of the tournament.

Sweep Earns Texas Sweet 16 Appearance
Volleyball 12/04/2016

No. 4 Texas Volleyball (24-4) advanced to its 11th-straight NCAA Regional semifinal with its sweep of SMU (25-15, 25-18, 25-12) on Saturday night at Gregory Gym.

Four More Squads Advance to the Second Round
Volleyball 12/02/2016

The NCAA First Round came to a close Friday night, sending four more teams to the second round. Big 12 teams went a combined 4-1 during Friday's matches and 5-1 overall in the First Round.

Kansas Moves on After Day One
Volleyball 12/01/2016

No. 5 Kansas swept Samford at home Thursday evening on the opening day of NCAA Championship matches. The Jayhawks were led by freshman Jada Burse who doled out 14 kills on the team's way to the Second Round.

Teams Prepare for NCAA First Round
Volleyball 11/29/2016

The Big 12 earned six bids to the 2016 NCAA Championship. Of the six teams competing, three (No. 4 Texas, No. 5 Kansas and No. 14 K-State) will serve as host sites. The first round will take place December 1-3.

All-Big 12 Volleyball Honors Selected
Volleyball 11/28/2016

Kansas' Kelsie Payne, Ainise Havili, Cassie Wait and Ray Bechard along with Texas freshman Micaya White headline the 2016 Big 12 Volleyball postseason awards.

Staiger, Johnson and White Close Out Weekly Honors
Volleyball 11/28/2016

Katie Staiger (BU), Morgan Johnson (UT) and Micaya White (UT) earn the weekly award accolades for the final week of conference play.

Six Volleyball Teams Are Dancing
Volleyball 11/27/2016

The Big 12 will send six teams to the NCAA Championship, its most since 2011. Texas (No. 4 overall seed), Kansas (No. 5), Kansas State (No. 14), Baylor, Iowa State and TCU will represent the league in the tournament beginning December 1-3.

Regular Season Comes to a Close
Volleyball 11/22/2016

Teams aim to make a final push in the last week of regular season matches. The NCAA Selection show will air Sunday, November 28 on ESPNU at 8 p.m. CT.