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Smith announces departure from Bobcat volleyball

Smith announces departure from Bobcat volleyball

January 1, 2020

After 18 seasons in San Marcos, former associate head volleyball coach Tracy Smith announced her decision to move on from the Bobcats in a tweet by the official Texas State Volleyball Twitter account on Tuesday. The tweet served as a goodbye to Smith, who said she will miss the San Marcos community...

Huiet promoted as head volleyball coach

Huiet promoted as head volleyball coach

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

December 11, 2019

Two days after 40-year head volleyball coach Karen Chisum announced her retirement, Executive Senior Associate Athletics Director Kacey Shoemake announced former Associate Head Coach Sean Huiet as Chisum's successor on Wednesday. Huiet was most recently promoted to the associate head coaching position...

Chisum retires after 40 years

Chisum retires after 40 years

Andrew Zimmel, Sports Reporter

December 9, 2019

Head volleyball coach Karen Chisum announced her retirement on Monday after 40 seasons at Texas State. Chisum has been a San Marcos icon since her coaching career began in 1978 and made the record books as only the seventh NCAA volleyball coach to record 900 wins. Chisum said that retirement doesn’t...

Comeback efforts stopped by UCSB for first-round Bobcat loss

Comeback efforts stopped by UCSB for first-round Bobcat loss

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 6, 2019

Hopes for a second-round redemption match against Texas were cut short as Bobcat volleyball ended their season in the first round of the NCAA tournament with a 3-1 loss to UC Santa Barbara (21-25, 21-25, 25-20, 14-25). The Bobcats finished the season 24-9 with a 15-3 record in the Sun Belt. Texas...

Bobcats look to replicate success, make history in NCAA tournament

Bobcats look to replicate success, make history in NCAA tournament

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2019

For the second straight year, the Texas State volleyball team clinched a spot in the NCAA tournament. The Bobcats will face the Gauchos of U.C. Santa Barbara Thursday, Dec. 5th at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas. Texas State earned its spot in the playoffs after winning the Sun Belt Conference...

Texas State sweeps to advance to conference championships

Texas State sweeps to advance to conference championships

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

November 23, 2019

After a week off, Texas State volleyball returned to action for the Sun Belt Championship Tournament, quickly sweeping Troy in the semifinals (25-14, 25-14, 25-18) to advance to the championship match. Texas State improved to 23-8 on the season. After fast work in the first two sets, the 'Cats...

(Video) From the Prez, Nov. 22, 2019

(Video) From the Prez, Nov. 22, 2019

Andrew Zimmel

November 22, 2019

Sports Prez Andrew Zimmel is here to give you reminders about all of the things he's thankful for...including all of the events happening across #TXST athletics this weekend and early next week.  ...

Volleyball looks to retake postseason title at home in championship tournament

Volleyball looks to retake postseason title at home in championship tournament

Cade Andrews, Sports Reporter

November 21, 2019

For the second time ever and the first time since 2014, the Bobcats will be hosting the Sun Belt Conference Volleyball Championship Tournament at Strahan Arena from Thursday to Sunday. After going 22-8 this season and 14-2 in the Sun Belt, Texas State enters the tournament as the top seed. The ‘Cats...

Volleyball steps up on Senior Night for regular season championship

Volleyball steps up on Senior Night for regular season championship

Claire Partain

November 19, 2019

Texas State volleyball secured its second straight regular season championship with a 3-0 sweep (25-19, 25-14, 25-11) over The University of Texas at Arlington Friday night at Strahan Arena.In a match that decided the difference between tying for regular season champions or winning outright, honored seniors...

Volleyball clinches regular season title

Volleyball clinches regular season title

Claire Partain, Sports Editor

November 15, 2019

Texas State volleyball secured its second straight regular season championship with a 3-0 sweep (25-19, 25-14, 25-11) over The University of Texas at Arlington Friday night at Strahan Arena. The Bobcats won it all on Senior Night with their 13th sweep of the season, giving the lead to the Mavericks...

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