What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?
Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.
August 31, 1982Ian Crocker is Born
Swimmer and five-time Olympic medalist is born in Portland, Maine.
August 31, 1989Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 1989
Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-9, 15-11, 15-5.
August 31, 1990Volleyball: Houston versus Texas 1990
Texas beats Houston in Volleyball 15-3, 15-11, 15-8.
August 31, 1991Bethany Adams is Born
Freestyle and breaststroke swimmer Bethany Adams is born in Newport Beach, California.
August 31, 1992Dillon Peters is Born
Pitcher Dillon Peters is born.
August 31, 1996Volleyball: Stanford versus Texas 1996
#2 Stanford beats Texas in Volleyball 5-15, 7-15, 12-15.
August 31, 1996Football: Missouri versus Texas 1996
#8 Texas beats Missouri in football 40-10.
August 31, 2001Volleyball: Purdue versus Texas 2001
Texas beats Purdue in volleyball 31-29, 30-25, 30-26.
August 31, 2002Volleyball: San Diego versus Texas 2002
San Diego beats Texas in volleyball 30-22,30-28,17-30,26-30,14-16.
August 31, 2002Football: North Texas versus Texas 2002
#3 Texas beats North Texas in football 27-0.
August 31, 2003Football: New Mexico State versus Texas 2003
#5 Texas beats New Mexico State in football 66-7.
August 31, 2007Volleyball: Texas at Houston 2007
Texas beats Houston in volleyball 30-22, 30-16, 30-19.
August 31, 2007Women's Soccer: TCU versus Texas 2007
Texas beats TCU in women's soccer 3-1.
August 31, 2007Men's Cross Country: Bear Invitational 2007
The Texas men's cross country team finishes 2nd at the Bear Invitational.
August 31, 2008Volleyball: Stanford versus Texas 2008
#2 Stanford beats Texas in volleyball 17-25, 19-25, 27-25, 25-20, 10-15.
August 31, 2008Women's Soccer: Texas at Louisville 2008
Texas beats #25 Louisville in women's soccer 1-0.
August 31, 2012Volleyball: Florida versus Texas 2012
#2 Texas beats #18 Florida in volleyball 29-27, 25-22, 26-24
August 31, 2012Longhorn Network on uVerse
The Longhorn Network goes live with AT&T uVerse on channels 609 and 1609 (HD).
I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.
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