The Texas soccer team, seen at a match last season, is 4-3 after a loss to Monmouth. (Stephen Spillman / for Statesman)

BEVO BEAT

UT soccer team falls to Monmouth

Shorthanded Longhorns suffer 4-0 loss.

Posted September 15th, 2019

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Story highlights
  • All-American Hintzen held out as a precaution after collision Friday.
  • Texas gives up three goals in first half.
  • UT will host Providence on Thursday.

Texas gave up three goals in the first half and another with seven minutes to go in a 4-0 loss to Monmouth on Sunday afternoon.

The defeat, ending a streak of 18 regular-season nonconference wins, dropped the 25th-ranked Longhorns to 4-3. Monmouth is 2-2-2.

Dana Scheriff scored just 5 minutes, 25 seconds into the game, Lexie Palladino got the second goal at 17:52, and A’Liah Moore got the final goal of the half at 25:40. Madie Gibson’s goal at 83:01 completed the scoring.

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Texas played without All-America forward Cyera Hintzen, who was held out as a precaution after a rough collision while scoring a goal Friday night in a 2-0 win over Washington.

Next up for the Longhorns will be Providence at 7 p.m. Thursday at Myers Stadium.

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