They say volleyball is a game of inches. Well, it is also a game of numbers. In the game of numbers, the University of Texas Longhorns Volleyball program boasts some pretty fantastic numbers.
By the Numbers:
Birth of the Program: 1979
NCAA Tournament Appearances: 29
NCAA National Championships: 2 (1988, 2012)
2012 (Championship!) Season
Overall Record: 29-4
Big 12 Conference Record: 15-1 (First!!)
Final AVCA Ranking: No. 1
Final Volleyball Magazine Ranking: No. 1
Returning Starters: 5 + Libero
Returning Starters: 1
Current 2013 Overall Record: 12-2
Current 2013 Conference Record: 5-0
Current 2013 Ranking: No. 3
The Longhorns look to improve their records Saturday against Big 12 opponent Iowa State. It is their Volley for a Cure PINK match. The program's goal is to educate about early detection, raise awareness, and celebrate those who are fighting and those who are survivors. This is a great cause, so spread the word all of you in the central Texas community…and beyond!
First serve is at 6:30pm. For more information on the Volley for a Cure PINK match, check out their store at this link.