Most sports grow out of a simple formula—ball plus stick, ball plus kick, or car plus explosion. Obtain the necessary integers with today’s GrouponLive deal: for $10, you get four general-admission tickets to one of 13 University of Texas women's soccer or volleyball matches (up to a $28 value). Soccer matches take place at Mike A. Myers Stadium, and volleyball matches take place at Gregory Gym. Buyers must redeem Groupons online at TexasBoxOffice.com before attending the match.
The Longhorns soccer and volleyball squads plan to wow fans and trounce opponents with feats of athleticism and teamwork in 2011. Instead of watching Scottish-highland-dance videos, Groupon holders can witness fancy footwork by observing the women's soccer team as it dribbles its way across the field. Defender Lucy Keith hopes to lead the team to victory as its new captain. Forward Kylie Doniak—a member of the 2010 All-Big 12 Second Team—led the Horns' scoring stats last season, logging 23 points off seven goals, nine assists, and one low-flying airplane.
Ranked No. 3 in the nation by Volleyball, UT's volleyballers will greet challengers with powerful spikes and serves that spin faster than an attention-starved merry-go-round. Middle blocker Rachael Adams was recently named the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year and hopes to best her NCAA-leading .443 hitting percentage this season. Freshman outside hitter Haley Eckerman has helped helm the U.S. Junior Women's National Team, earning a top-five ranking on PrepVolleyball.com's new-recruit list and a high-five from the Statue of Liberty.
Game dates and times are subject to change. Consult TexasSports.com for an updated listing.