Eggleston MVP, Texas sweeps Louisville for volleyball title

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Texas celebrates a win over Louisville in the third set during the NCAA college volleyball championship finals, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/John S. Peterson)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Logan Eggleston, the National Player of the Year and Final Four Most Outstanding Player, had 19 kills, seven digs and three blocks to lead top-seeded Texas to a three-set sweep of Louisville to give the Longhorns their third NCAA championship.

The Longhorns scored the last four points of the third set, with Eggleston’s kill leading to a championship clinching ace by Keonilei Akana.

Longhorns in 3 straight sets

Texas won by scores of 25-22, 25-14 and 26-24 to capture a third championships, the second for coach Jarrett Elliott.

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 The Longhorns also won in 1988. Louisville was the first ACC team to reach the championship game.