Raising the Jaguar Jersey: UHV invites community to join in tradition

Songs in Blue Negritude

Jaguars softball catcher Samantha Campagna, left, and pitcher Stephanie Lavey raise the Jaguar Jersey on Wednesday morning to celebrate the team’s win over the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. Whenever a Jaguars team wins, its jersey is run up the UHV flagpole from sunup to sundown on the next school day.

Jaguars softball pitcher Stephanie Lavey, left, and catcher Samantha Campagna, right, prepare to raise the jersey with Coach Keri Lambeth.
Raising the Jaguars jersey.


Fans are welcome to be a part of this tradition and help raise the Jaguar Jersey. To find out how to participate in this school tradition, contact the UHV marketing department at (361) 570-4296 or at

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

Thomas Doyle 361-570-4342