Horns sweep Ga­tors

A vic­tory tonight against USC will send Texas to next week­end’s Fi­nal Four.

Austin American-Statesman - - C SPORTS - By Steve Ha­bel Amer­i­can-states­man Cor­re­spon­dent states­man.com/longhorns. More col­lege vol­ley­ball South­ern Cal makes quick work of Wi­chita State, Vol­ley­ball

Just like the first time Texas and Florida played this sea­son, Fri­day’s match in the Austin Re­gional semi­fi­nal of the NCAA Women’s Vol­ley­ball Cham­pi­onships was evenly played and close through­out.

And just like that match in Check out more pho­tos from the game and get com­plete cov­er­age at

SC7 Septem­ber on a neu­tral floor, the Longhorns made the most plays at the most im­por­tant times in cap­tur­ing a 25-22, 26-24, 25-17 vic­tory against Florida in what amounted for a home match for Texas be­fore a ca­pac­ity crowd of 3,839 in Gre­gory Gym.

The two teams have played six sets in 2012 and the Longhorns have won them all – but by just a com­bined 20 points.

Take away Texas’ third-set win Fri­day and that mar­gin is even closer — 12 points in five sets.

“Texas was able to raise the level of its play at the end of sets and we didn’t,” Florida coach Mary Wise said.

“They made their own breaks and we couldn’t get any

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