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The Non-Revenue Review: No. 6 Volleyball shuts out Texas A&M 3-0, No. 17 soccer enters Big 12 play

The Longhorns women's teams are rolling, but men's golf is off to a rocky start.

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There is no such thing as football, and Tom Herman and the 'Horns didn't fall to USC in a double-overtime heartbreaker on Saturday.

Are you feeling better about being a Texas sports fan now? Good.

With all of those dark thoughts about Connor Williams' injury and inconsistent offensive coordinators out of your head, allow me to hit you with a burst of optimism.

Texas women's sports are killing it this fall. Volleyball is always a powerhouse, but the biggest surprise of the year has been the dominance of the soccer team.

'Horns soccer is off to an unprecedented 8-0 start as the girls enter Big 12 Play. The team has missed the NCAA tournament the past two seasons, but that could easily change.

Below is a further breakdown of how each Texas Division 1 non-football sport performed this week.

Last week's installment can be found here.


A 1-0 overtime home victory against UT Rio Grande Valley is far from convincing, but No. 17 Texas dominated in every stat category despite not being able to find the net.

Texas outshot UTRGV 28-5, and had 12 corner kicks compared to only one for the Vaqueros.

For the second straight game, it was a 97th minute overtime golden goal that give Texas the win. This time it was Cydney Billups on a give and go to clinch it.

Texas is now 8-0 on the season. Prior to this year, the 'Horns had never started better than 6-0.

Next up for the 'Horns is a home match with Iowa State on Friday at 7 pm CST to open Big 12 play. The Cyclones have a record of 2-6-1 on the year.

You can catch the game in person at Mike A. Myers field, or on the Longhorn Network.


There's nothing better than beating the Aggies. No.6 Texas shut out Texas A&M three sets to none at home last Wednesday and then followed that up by dominating UT San Antonio by the same score in an away game.

The Longhorns are now 8-2 on the year, with their only two losses coming in the season opener against now No. 3 Florida and to No. 1 Minnesota.

Like the soccer team, volleyball will kick off its Big 12 schedule this weekend by traveling to Morgantown to play West Virginia. The Mountaineers will be a formidable foe, as they currently boast an 11-2 record (the only losses coming to No. 2 Penn State and No. 1 Minnesota).


No. 6 Men's golf did not have a particularly strong showing at last weekend's OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational. The 'Horns came in eighth out of the 15 teams feature in the event, finishing at +26 for the tournament.

I regret to inform you that the Texas A&M Aggies won the tournament at -3.

Texas' Scottie Scheffler tied for 23rd in the tournament, posting a 69 in the final round.

Men's golf will look to bounce back this weekend in the Trinity Forest Invitational, which will go from Sunday to Tuesday. The SMU hosted event will feature high-level teams such as the Mustangs and USC.

Women's golf will play in the Schooner Invitational this weekend at Belmar Country Club in Belvidere, Illinois. The event will take place from Saturday until Monday.