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Fisk University dropped out of this weekend’s tournament. The updated schedule is as follows:

6pm, Friday – HT vs SAGU
1pm, Saturday – HT vs TX Wesleyan

Both games will be held in the Mary E Branch Gymnasium on HT’s campus.




Due to Hurricane Harvey, the University of St. Thomas has canceled the September 2-3rd Tournament in Houston. Alternatively, the Lady Rams will play a 1-day tournament at Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, TX on Saturday, September 2nd. They will face SAGU at 11:00am and Texas Wesleyan at 3pm.


Taylor and Barrett Receive Player of the Week Honors


The Lady Rams returned to Austin after going undefeated at the Dillard Classic in New Orleans. Breanna Taylor earned Attacker of the Week as she lead the Lady Rams with 58 kills while Valencia Barrett dished out a total of 141 assists and earned Setter of the Week. Both ladies were instrumental in guiding HT to a 4-0 start on the season.


Sauseda & Yzaguirre Sign for Fall 


Breanna Sauseda and Victoria Yzaguirre are the latest freshmen to make commitments to Huston-Tillotson University. Sauseda is a 5’1″ DS/Libero from Pearsall, TX where she received First Team All-District awards her junior and senior seasons at Dilley HS. She’s also a dual sport athlete and will play softball for the Lady Rams as well.

Yzaguirre is 5’9″ MB/RS from McCollum High School in San Antonio, TX. She amassed 728 kills and 189 blocks in her career while capturing First Team All-District  and Academic All-State awards. Yzaguirre was recently selected as Student of the Year and Athlete of the Year at McCollum.


HT Adds 3 Recruits


Huston-Tillotson University is pleased to welcome Valencia Barrett, Alysia Espada and Tatyana Tyson as the newest members of HT Volleyball! Barrett, a 5’7″ Setter from Dickinson High School led the Gators with 954 assists and 367 digs her senior season. In District 24-6A, she collected 1st team all-district and academic all-state awards. Espada is a 5’7″ sophomore OH from Temple Junior College. She wrapped up her final season with 313 kills (59th in D1 NJCAA), and a hitting percentage of .207%. She received 1st team all-conference for her efforts. Tyson is a 5’10” Middle Blocker JUCO transfer from Blinn College. She attended Manvel High School where she accumulated 677 kills with a hitting percentage of .327%. She was a 6A All-District First Team selection and All-State Honorable Mention Selection.


Jade Armour Commits to HT


Armour, a 5’10” Senior Middle Blocker from Holmes High School in San Antonio signed her letter of intent. She tallied 589 kills and 220 total blocks in her career and plans to pursue a degree in Kinesiology this fall.


Robinson Earns All-American, All-Region Awards


On December 6th, the AVCA (American Volleyball Coaches Association) announced the 2016 NAIA All-American Awards. Laycia Robinson received All-American Honorable Mention and All-Region Honorable Mention. After graduation, Laycia intends to play professionally and then pursue a career as an Elementary School Teacher.


HT Takes 5th at Conference Tournament


HT Volleyball wrapped up their 2016 season last weekend in San Antonio at the Red River Athletic Conference Tournament. They faced the University of St. Thomas in the first round as HT dominated the first set, 25-16. In set two, the Lady Rams jumped to a 18-15 lead before giving up a string of points to St. Thomas who closed out sets two and three. HT pushed the Celts deep into set four before finally falling, 27-29. The Lady Rams finish 13-13 overall and 7-7 in conference.


Lady Rams Capture 7 Awards at RRAC Banquet


The Lady Rams were well represented at the 2016 Red River Athletic Conference Volleyball Banquet. The following players received awards:

  • Laycia Robinson – Front-Row Player of the Year & 1st Team All-Conference
  • Savannah Borjas – 2nd Team All-Conference
  • Kayla Garrett – 2nd Team All-Conference
  • Maranda Washington – 2nd Team All-Conference
  • Breanna Taylor – Honorable Mention
  • Kat Reeves – Champions of Character


Lady Rams Qualify for Conference Tournament


HT Volleyball advances to the Red River Athletic Conference Tournament for the 2nd year in a row. The tournament will be held Nov. 11-12th in San Antonio at Our Lady of the Lake University. The Lady Rams have 3 games remaining in their regular season. They host St. Marys University on November 1st and then hit the road Nov. 4-5th to take on Texas College and Jarvis Christian College.