Burnt Orange Classic
Longhorn volleyball team hosts Israeli National Team amongst others
Longhorn volleyball returns this weekend with the Burnt Orange Classic at Gregory Gym. This year, besides hosting the Ole Miss Rebels and the Pepperdine Waves, UT has invited the Israeli National Team; the games involving Israel will be exhibitions. Texas enters the season ranked fourth nationally and favored to win the Big 12 Conference, with senior middle blocker Rachael Adams being named the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year and Khat Bell Freshman of the Year. Friday, Aug. 26: Ole Miss vs. Israel, 4:30pm. Texas vs. Pepperdine, 8pm. Saturday, Aug. 27: Pepperdine vs. Israel, 9:30am. Texas vs. Ole Miss, 11:30am. Texas vs. Israel, 5pm. Ole Miss vs. Pepperdine, 7pm. Monday, Aug. 29: Texas vs. Israel, 7pm. Gregory Gym, 2101 Speedway. $4-7. www.texassports.com.