Texas' Cyera Hintzen attempts to score against Rice at Mike A. Myers Stadium on Aug. 18, 2017. Hintzen leads Texas in goals (nine) and assists (five) this season. RALPH BARRERA / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

BEVO BEAT Soccer

Longhorns soccer tied for third in Big 12 preseason poll

Posted August 9th, 2018

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The Longhorns soccer team tied for third in the Big 12 preseason coaches poll, the league announced Thursday.

West Virginia was picked to win the conference while Oklahoma State was selected to finish second.

The Cowgirls and Longhorns both received a single first-place vote.

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Junior forward Cyera Hintzen was also named to the MAC Hermann Trophy watch list Thursday. Hintzen is one of five Big 12 players up for the award given annually to the most outstanding soccer player of the year.

Hintzen, alongside Haley Berg, also earned a spot on the preseason All-Big 12 team a day earlier.

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