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On her debut, Texas forward Presley Echols sinks Oklahoma

A rivalry that already had a special place in the Echols house now means even more, after Texas freshman Presley Echols scored her first career goal to beat Oklahoma 1-0 on Friday. After sitting out the first two matches of the season, the 18-year-old from Highland Park made her debut … Read More

Texas soccer preview: If there’s a way to get closer in a pandemic, the Horns may have found it

To be aligned, Angela Kelly has always believed that her soccer teams need to be together. That belief was challenged this spring and summer, as Texas prepared for a fall season while distancing due to the pandemic. “I always would prefer in-person, and I never would have guessed that a … Read More

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Nine matches on tap for Texas as Big 12 releases its revised soccer schedule

The start of Texas’ soccer season has been pushed back to Sept. 11, the Big 12 announced on Tuesday. Originally, Texas was set to kick off its season against UTSA on Aug. 20. After concerns about the coronavirus pandemic led to a shuffling of the schedule, … Read More

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Texas soccer player Julia Grosso enters her junior year among the Big 12’s elite 11

Texas soccer player Julia Grosso was placed on the Big 12’s preseason team on Thursday. A junior midfielder, Grosso was the only Longhorn who received enough votes from the Big 12’s coaches. Texas Tech and Oklahoma State led the 11-player team with three honorees apiece. Read More

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As practices get underway, Texas begins to alter its 2020 soccer schedule

On Tuesday, Texas returned to Myers Stadium for its first practice of the 2020 soccer season. As for when the Longhorns will get to play a game on their campus, that date has been pushed back a few weeks. Texas is now set to start its season with a home … Read More

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Road battles and home dates set as Texas releases its 2020 soccer schedule

Texas will host 10 soccer matches this fall, but the Longhorns won’t be given any breaks with their travel arrangements. UT released a 17-match schedule for the 2020 soccer season on Monday. Texas will open its 2020 campaign with a match against UTSA on Aug. 20, and the Longhorns’ first … Read More

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Texas women’s soccer team announces spring schedule

The Texas women’s soccer team announced its spring schedule on Thursday and just one contest will be played at home. Texas will host Monterrey at 7 p.m. at Myers Stadium on Fri., March 6 before hitting the road for four games. The Longhorns will take on the Houston Dash, St. Read More

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Black History Month at Texas: Abby Smith

Throughout Black History Month, the American-Statesman will take a daily look at the black athletes who have had a lasting impact in Texas’ athletic department. Today, we are writing about soccer player Abby Smith. Smith anchored the Texas defense from 2012-15 from the goalkeeper position. Among UT’s all-time goalkeepers, only … Read More

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Texas soccer team signs German center back to 2020 class

The Texas soccer team added German center back Charlotte Bluemel for the 2020 signing class, it was announced Friday. “We are very impressed with Charlotte’s ambition in the game,” coach Angela Kelly said. “She aspires to play in League 1 of the Frauen-Bundesliga and represent Germany on the full women’s … 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

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A look at Texas and Texas A&M’s postseason meetings over the past eight years

When the NCAA’s soccer tournament gets underway this week, a rivalry will be renewed in College Station. Texas (11-7-1) is set to open its 2019 postseason run on Friday with a match at Texas A&M (13-4-3). Texas and Texas A&M’s soccer programs have played 25 times … Read More

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Champions, club comrades and a Canadian among UT’s seven soccer signees

On Wednesday’s National Signing Day, Texas announced the addition of seven soccer players to its athletic department. Two of the soccer signees — Highland Park forward Presley Echols and Houston Memorial midfielder Kelsey Hranicky — have won state championships in high school. 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

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Texas soccer beats Oklahoma in double overtime

Cameron Brooks scored in the 108th minute to lift the Texas soccer team to a 3-2 double overtime win over Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. on Thursday. Brooks scored her second goal of the season with help from Carlee Allen. The Red River Rivalry win moves Texas to 11-7-0 overall and … 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

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Texas soccer beats Iowa State in rescheduled match

The Texas soccer team beat Iowa State 3-2 early Friday at Myers Stadium to hold steady in second in the Big 12 standings. The match moved to Friday morning after lightning postponed the Thursday night contest. The game was knotted at halftime before Texas (10-6-0, 5-2-0 Big 12) scored twice … 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

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