UT, coach finally bask in glow of NCAA title
You’ll have to excuse Jerritt Elliott’s light step these days. After his Texas volleyball team beat Oregon last Saturday to win the national championship — the third for the Longhorns, but their first since 1998 and the first under Elliott — the coach has been walking on air.
That’s the difference that winning one big match at the end of a season that was filled with big matches makes.
Gone is the huge weight that Elliott and his volleyball program had been carrying around, poured out like sand from a sack and swept away by great memories and accolades, hours of hard work and preparation and, ultimately, by one command performance in the NCAA championship match.
“I never really knew how sweet winning the national