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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

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

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 … 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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Texas soccer falls to Providence in OT

The Texas soccer team fell to .500 with a 1-0 loss to Providence in overtime at Myers Stadium on Thursday night. Elayna Grillakis scored the golden goal in the 98th minute of action to take the win. The loss moved the Longhorns to 4-4 on the year while Providence improved … Read More

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Texas soccer shuts out Washington

After a scoreless first half, the Texas soccer team broke through twice to beat Washington 2-0 at Myers Stadium on Friday night. Cyera Hintzen and Haley Berg each scored to help Texas improve to 4-2 on the season. Washington fell to 2-2-2. The win is the second straight clean sheet … Read More

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Haley Berg named Big 12 player of the week

Haley Berg earned the honor of Big 12 player of the week after a pair of Texas wins over the weekend, the league announced Tuesday. Berg scored three goals and assisted on two others over the weekend. The Longhorns won games against Stephen F. Austin and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. It’s … 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

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Texas soccer wins 3-1 on the road over SFA

Haley Berg scored twice as the Texas soccer team recorded a 3-1 win over Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches on Friday. The Longhorns trailed early before scoring three straight times to take the win and improve to 2-2. Stephen F. Austin fell to 1-3. Texas outshot the Ladyjacks 22-10 with … Read More

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Texas soccer team falls to Denver

After a thrilling, season-opening victory, the Texas soccer team ran into stiff competition, falling 3-0 to Denver on the road Thursday night. The unranked Pioneers took a 1-0 halftime lead before adding two more goals over the No. 11 Longhorns in the second half. The loss drops Texas to 1-1 … Read More

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Longhorns open season with a thrilling 4-3 win over Gonzaga

Cyera Hintzen scored a late goal and Savannah Madden made a save on a penalty to lift the Texas soccer team to a season-opening 4-3 win over Gonzaga at Myers Stadium on Thursday night. With the Longhorns leading by a goal, the Bulldogs earned a penalty kick with just five … 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 soccer dominates in exhibition match

The Texas soccer team scored five goals in a shutout victory over Air Force in an exhibition match at Myers Stadium on Friday. The Longhorns wasted little time before getting on the scoreboard. Haley Berg scored on a penalty kick before two minutes came off the game clock. MacKenzie McFarland … Read More

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Cyera Hintzen leads a quartet of Longhorns onto the Big 12’s preseason honor roll

This fall, one-third of the Big 12’s top soccer players will suit up for the Texas Longhorns. Forward Cyera Hintzen, midfielders Haley Berg and Julia Grosso and defender Emma Regan were placed on the Big 12’s preseason team on Wednesday. Only 12 players made the conference’s preseason cut. No other … Read More

Statesman Q&A: Texas’ Julia Grosso discusses her experiences at the FIFA Women’s World Cup

This summer, Texas sophomore Julia Grosso traveled to Paris. This, though, was not your ordinary vacation. A member of Canada’s national team, Grosso went to France to participate in her first FIFA Women’s World Cup. According to the NCAA, Grosso was one of 11 collegiate athletes who … 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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Experienced Texas team to spend plenty of time at home during 2019 soccer season

Eleven matches at Myers Stadium await Texas’ soccer team during the 2019 season, the school announced on Wednesday. Following an exhibition match against Air Force, Texas will host Gonzaga in the opener of its 18-match schedule on Aug. 22. Other noteworthy non-conference matches include a trip to Colorado on Sept. Read More

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Extension for Texas soccer coach Angela Kelly to run through 2023 season

Last month, the UT board of regents approved a contract that will keep Angela Kelly as Texas’ soccer coach through the 2023 season. The contract, which was obtained by the American-Statesman through an open records request, will pay Kelly $205,135 annually. The deal includes incentives for team performance and any … Read More