Nicole Curry, (23), jumps into the air to punch out a shot on goal by Grambling State during non-conference NCAA soccer match held at Mike A. Myers Stadium, in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019. [Rodolfo Gonzalez/ FOR STATESMAN]

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Texas goalkeeper Nicole Curry named Big 12 defensive player of the week

Posted October 1st, 2019

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Texas goalkeeper Nicole Curry earned honors as the Big 12’s defensive player of the week, the league announced Tuesday.

Texas took two road shutout victories to open conference play.

Curry played the entire 180 minutes over the two matches. She had one critical save against Kansas on Thursday. Curry followed that up with a season-high five saves in the win over Kansas State on Sunday. She’s currently third in UT history with 22 career solo shutouts.

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The Longhorns continue league play Thursday when they host TCU at 7 p.m.

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