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Texas State earns first ever NCAA tournament win

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Volleyball team celebrates after the final set wi in Gregory Gym. Photo by Kate Connors

The Texas State Bobcats defeated the Rice Owls in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Championship. They will face the No. 5 Ranked University of Texas at Austin in the second round Friday.

The Bobcats put an end to the Owls season in four sets that scored 23-25, 25-22, 25-22 and 27-25.

The Bobcats were lead by Junior Cheyenne Huskey who accumulated 23 kills, 12 digs and two blocks.

Texas State will now turn their attention to the University of Texas whom they will face in the second round at 8 p.m Friday at Gregory Gymnasium.

The Longhorns come out of the first round of the tournament with a victory over the Stephen F. Austin University Lumberjacks. The last time Texas State faced Texas, the Longhorns came out on top after three sets (25-18, 25-19, 25-19). The winner of Friday’s matchup will advance to the round of 16 teams.

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