Women's Volleyball Wins Conference Title
The UHD Women’s Volleyball Club Team won their ninth conference championship on Sunday in the Jesse L. Jones Student Life Center.
The Gators finished the regular season in the Lone Star Sports Club Conference (LSSCC) undefeated at 5-0 and were the No. 1 seed headed into the LSSCC Playoff Tournament on Sunday.
Much like the regular season, the team swept right through the playoffs that included a sweep in pool play over Lone Star College-Tomball 25-13, 25-14, and Houston Community College 25-18, 25-12. UHD advanced to the semi-final matchup versus Lone Star College-North Harris and defeated the Hurricanes in two straight sets 25-16, 25-18.
For the second consectuive fall season, UHD advanced to the championship match, but this time versus No. 2 seeded Prairie View A&M University. The Gators dominated the match and defeated Prairie View A&M for the championship in three straight sets 25-21, 25-14, 25-17 to secure the conference title.
Thus far, the women’s volleyball club is the most decorated club team in UHD Sports & Fitness. The team has won three consecutive spring championships, but this is their first fall championship since 2014.. The Gators finished the fall season with an undefeated record of 9-0 (including playoffs), and amassed a set record of 24-2.
The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.
U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.