Texas forward Cyera Hintzen drafted by NWSL’s Utah Royals FC

Texas fans, get to know your new favorite team in the National Women’s Soccer League. After drafting forward Cyera Hintzen at No. 31 overall on Thursday, Utah Royals FC now has both former Longhorns in the league. Hintzen will join goalkeeper Abby Smith, who was the … Read More

Texas soccer falls 4-1 to Texas A&M in NCAA first round

Texas is building a perennial NCAA tournament soccer program, but there’s still a wide gap between the Longhorns and the top team in the state. Texas A&M beat Texas 4-1 on Friday night, as the Aggies and Longhorns renewed a dormant rivalry in the NCAA first … Read More

Friends or foes? Texas and Texas A&M ready to reunite in NCAA soccer clash

There’s been no trash talk between Texas and Texas A&M soccer players this week. If anything, it’s been the opposite. The conversations that have taken place are akin to old friends preparing for a reunion. There’s little, if any, bad blood between the programs. Why should there be? Like football, … Read More

Texas soccer makes NCAA tournament, will face Texas A&M

The lights will be bright on Friday night in College Station when Texas and Texas A&M face off in soccer for the first time since 2011. The Longhorns and Aggies were paired together in the first round of the NCAA tournament, with the match taking place … Read More

Texas surrenders late goals in 2-1 OT loss to No. 17 Texas Tech

Texas center back Atu Mshana needed five stitches midway through the match Sunday against Texas Tech, but the final blow didn’t come until much later. The Red Raiders, down 1-0 with less than 2 minutes left, rallied for a late equalizer and scored the winner in … Read More

Julia Grosso balances national team duty during busy Texas season

Julia Grosso turned 19 years old in August, barely two months after she returned from her first World Cup. She’s been a member of the Canada senior national team for the better part of two years. Yet inside Grosso there’s still the 8-year-old who asked Canadian … Read More

Texas falls out of 1st place with 2-0 loss to No. 18 Oklahoma State

Instead of enjoying a Sunday off, Texas will be stewing over a 2-0 loss to Oklahoma State that dropped the Longhorns to third in the Big 12 standings. “I wish we played Sunday, to be honest,” Texas coach Angela Kelly said. “It’s a long week to … Read More

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Texas falls 2-1 to West Virginia in OT, snapping shutout streak

Its long shutout streak over, Texas found a rebuttal to force overtime against West Virginia, but there was no responding to Addison Clark’s strike in a 2-1 loss for Sunday at Myers Stadium. The Mountaineers (7-4-1, 2-1-0) put an all-out siege on the Longhorns’ goal after … Read More

Cyera Hintzen clutch again for Texas soccer in 1-0 win over TCU

Texas forward Cyera Hintzen knows an opportunity to win a match when she sees one. On Thursday against TCU, she made sure Cydney Billups saw it, too. “Honestly, I didn’t really see much,” Billups said. “My head was down. But I heard Cyera screaming her face … Read More

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Julia Grosso scores late, lifts Texas to 1-0 win over K-State

An 87th-minute goal by Julia Grosso gave the Texas soccer team a 1-0 win over Kansas State as the Longhorns completed a weekend sweep through the Sunflower State. Cydney Billups stole the ball off a K-State defender to set up the winning play, and junior Haley Berg delivered the pass … Read More

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Cyera Hintzen powers Texas soccer to 1-0 win over No. 17 Kansas

After missing three matches with a head injury, Cyera Hintzen plugged right back into her usual role for Texas on Thursday. That is, scoring match-winning goals. Hintzen struck in the 70th minute as Texas upset No. 17 Kansas 1-0 in the Big 12 opener for both teams. The Longhorns (6-4, … Read More

Texas soccer begins Big 12 slate with eyes wide open

Texas sophomore Carlee Allen barely had time to celebrate before she was engulfed in a mass of humanity. Teni Akindoju got there first, followed by Cameron Brooks and Mackenzie McFarland. Soon, no fewer than seven teammates had Allen wrapped up. The match had long been decided, … Read More

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Early goals lift Texas soccer to 3-0 win over Corpus Christi

An unorthodox first career goal for Kailey Smith helped spark Texas to a 3-0 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Sunday at Myers Stadium. Smith scored 46 seconds into the match on a sweetly struck right-footed volley that smacked the right post and hit Islanders goalkeeper Kyleigh Hall in the … Read More

‘She’s special’: Texas soccer opens season knowing this is Cyera Hintzen’s last year

Texas forward Cyera Hintzen is getting closer to her final form. Closer, but not there yet. She has her sights set on playing past her senior season, whether it’s in the National Women’s Soccer League or overseas. Aspirations of representing the U.S. national team, perhaps the toughest roster in the … Read More

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Texas sophomore Julia Grosso to represent Canada at Women’s World Cup

Before she begins her sophomore season at Texas, Julia Grosso will compete at the pinnacle of her sport. Grosso, an 18-year-old midfielder from Vancouver, was selected on the 23-player roster for Canada heading to the Women’s World Cup next month in France. The reigning co-Big 12 … Read More

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What Tom Herman said after Texas lost to Oklahoma 39-27 in the Big 12 championship

Oklahoma and its Heisman Trophy-candidate quarterback Kyler Murray proved too much for Texas in a 39-27 Big 12 championship victory. The Longhorns did cast some doubt into the Sooners with a fast start, and even had the game tied late in the third quarter. Afterward, Texas coach Tom Herman addressed … Read More

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FOLLOW LIVE: Oklahoma beats Texas 39-27 to claim the Big 12 title

It doesn’t get much better than this. Texas versus Oklahoma for the Big 12 championship, the first winner-take-all matchup in the 118-year history of the Red River rivalry. At the end of Saturday’s tilt between the No. 14-ranked Longhorns (9-3, 7-2) and the No. 5 Sooners (11-1, 8-1), one team … Read More

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What Tom Herman said after Texas beat Iowa State 24-10

In perhaps its most complete performance of the season, Texas defeated Iowa State 24-10 on Saturday to seize control of its fate in the race to the Big 12 championship game. Afterward, Longhorns coach Tom Herman took questions from the assembled media, including American-Statesman reporters Brian Davis, Danny Davis, Kirk Bohls and … Read More