Jerritt Elliott had a few words for his Texas team moments after the Longhorns, the defending national champions, lost their season opener to Hawaii, a traditional volleyball power.
“I told you we were going to lose some matches this year. … We’ll get better,” Elliott told his team, who then beat Texas-El Paso and San Diego, who in turn knocked off Hawaii.
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Big Four Classic
Saturday-Sunday, Gregory Gym, LHN
6-Texas vs. 1-Penn State, 1 p.m. Saturday
6-Texas vs. 2-Stanford, 3 p.m. Sunday