HT Volleyball Heads to New Orleans
The Huston-Tillotson Volleyball Team will travel to New Orleans this coming weekend to kick off their 2016 Season. They face SUNO (Southern University at New Orleans) on Friday August 26th at 5pm. Saturday August 27th, Loyola University will host a tri-match between HT, Dillard University and Loyola University. Game times are at 11am and 1pm.
Tiara Thompson Commits to HT
Tiara Thompson is 5'8" Outside Hitter from Stafford, TX who competed at Dulles High School and Houston Juniors. At Dulles, she received 2nd Team All-District (23-6A) and has the versatility to play middle as well as DS.
HT Volleyball Welcomes Two Outside Hitters
Breanna Taylor and Moná Reed-Bartlett are two 6'0" outside hitters who recently committed to HT. Taylor completed her junior college career at Missouri State University - West Plains with 188 kills and 46 blocks. Reed-Bartlett transfers from Virginia College and Texas Southern University. At TSU, she accomplished 705 kills, 346 digs and 127 blocks. The Lady Rams aim to begin pre-season training in early August.
Vanessa Salinas Signs Letter of Intent
Vanessa Salinas transfers from Houston Community College and Wharton County Junior College. A 5'5" junior DS/Libero from Richmond, TX, Vanessa accrued 235 digs and averaged 2.47 digs per set at Wharton. She intends to pursue a degree in Education and become a kindergarten teacher.
Kat Reeves Signs
Kat Reeves is the latest recruit to join the Lady Rams. A 5'2" Libero from San Marcos High School, Reeves is a First Team All-District (27-5A) player who holds 3 school records for career digs, most digs in a match and most digs in a season.
HT Volleyball Adds Another 2016 Recruit
Bridgett Brewer, a 5'8" right-side hitter from Hayward, California is one of the newest recruits to commit for the upcoming season. Brewer transfers from Laney College in Oakland where she received 2nd Team All-Conference. She played high school ball at Arroyo High and plans to become a Communication or Sociology major to pursue a career in social work.
Asia Walker Signs Letter of Intent
Asia Walker became the most recent Lady Ram to join the 2016 recruiting class. A 5'3" Setter/DS from Pflugerville, TX, Walker played club ball at the University of North Texas. Prior to UNT, she was a standout at Austin Juniors and Manor High School where she finished with 450 assists her senior season and earned First Team All-District, 17-4A.
Savannah Borjas Signs Letter of Intent
Savannah Borjas, a 5'3" Setter from San Antonio, TX signed her Letter of Intent on Wednesday to join the 2016 HT recruiting class. Borjas was the District 28-5A Setter MVP and received First Team All-District. She completed her high school career with 955 assists at McCollum High School.
HT Takes 3rd Place at RRAC Conference Tournament
It was a year of accomplishments for the Lady Rams as they defeated University of The Southwest 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the RRAC Tournament. They advanced to the semifinals for the first time in 17 years. The following players received awards at the Conference Banquet:
- 1st Team All-Conference - Laycia Robinson
- 2nd Team All-Conference - A'Kia Mumphrey, Kayla Garrett
- Honorable Mention - Emily Ellington, Maranda Washington
- Champions of Character - Kira Grenier, D'Janae Robinson
Lady Rams Fall to Texas Southern University
The Rams dropped 3 sets to NCAA Division I opponent Texas Southern University, 18-25, 20-25, and 23-25. Next up, HT will host 2 home games vs Texas College and St. Thomas University later in the week.