UTA opened conference with a 2-0 start, its first 2-0 start for a conference road trip since 2007.
Senior Kaitlyn Granger notched 17 kills in the first, and a career-high 19 in the second.
Marisah Inram finished with a career-high 14 kills to lead UTA vs. Samford in five sets.
The Mavericks hit the road as they take on North Texas on Tuesday in nonconference action.
UTA won its sixth consecutive season opener and improved to 5-0 in CPC openers.
The Mavericks open the season next Friday against Sam Houston State.
VB: UT Arlington Day 1 action vs. New Mexico
Prior to UT Arlington (Stephen F. Austin)