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University of Texas Volleyball Team Wins 2022 National Championship

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No. 1 Texas Volleyball swept No. 4 Louisville, 25-22, 25-14, 26-24, to secure the program’s fourth National Championship on Saturday at CHI Health Center.

The Longhorns completed an incredible season with a 28-1 overall record and the first National Championship since 2012, resoundingly sweeping the Cardinals.

Head Coach Jerritt Elliott picked up his second National Championship as the Longhorns’ head coach.

Texas hit .371 in the match, with nine blocks and five service aces while holding Louisville to just a .189 hitting percentage.

Logan Eggleston, the Final Four Most Outstanding Player, led Texas with 19 kills on a .341 hitting percentage. Eggleston ends an incredible career as the AVCA National Player of the Year and National Champion.

Madisen Skinner finished with 12 kills while hitting .407 to win her second National Championship as a player. Asjia O’Neal finished with nine kills and a .43 hitting percentage to go with three blocks and four digs.

Molly Phillips added six kills, and Kayla Caffeyadded four blocks. Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres dished out 37 assists and added nine digs, one block, and one kill.

Zoe Fleck finished with 14 digs, five assists, and two service aces. Emma Halter had five digs in the match, while Keonilei Akana had four digs, two assists her one ace to finish off the win.

Eggleston had an incredible first set with ten kills on 16 swings to lead the Longhorns to a 25-22 win. The Longhorns hit .533 in the set and had three blocks and two service aces. Texas started the match down 3-0 but grabbed the lead and held it for the majority of the set.

The Longhorns dominated the second set, 25-14, to take a 2-0 lead in the match. Texas hit .333 and held the Cardinals to a negative hitting percentage.

Texas closed out the match in thrilling fashion with a 26-24 win in the third set, finishing the match on a 4-0 run after trailing 24-22. The set went back and forth throughout, but the Longhorns prevailed.


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