04 Sep

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White, Eggleston pace No. 3 Texas volleyball to sweep of No. 8 Minnesota

Micaya White led the offense as the No. 3 Texas volleyball team swept No. 8 Minnesota Wednesday in Gregory Gym (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel, Senior Contributing Writer

AUSTIN, Texas — There’s little if any room for error in the upper echelon of college volleyball, a fact that Texas coach Jerritt Elliott understands far too well.

Just take a look at the Longhorns’ non-Big 12 schedule and its string of powerhouse opponents, and it’s easy to see the importance of scheduling opponents who add credibility when it comes time to determine seedings for the NCAA playoffs come December.

The third-ranked Longhorns

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .