Texas soccer player Nakia Graham finds her footing on and off the pitch

Nakia Graham doesn’t speak much about herself. In fact, the Texas junior soccer player prefers to keep her story “on the down-low.” That’s too bad, because Graham’s book already features some interesting chapters. Graham is a midfielder on UT’s 8-0 soccer team. She’s the daughter of an Olympian and sister … Read More

Ever the perfectionist, Angela Kelly has unbeaten, untied Texas soccer climbing

Maybe Angela Kelly recognizes perfection better than most. Her soccer career began as a player at North Carolina — and 83 straight wins. Those Tar Heels teams, which also included future world champions Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly and Tisha Venturini, won four straight national championships from 1991-94. Later, as the … Read More

Texas soccer team remains undefeated with overtime win

The Texas soccer team needed overtime, but a goal by Cyera Hintzen in the 98th minute kept UT undefeated. The 1-0 win over UT-Rio Grande Valley moves the No. 21 Longhorns to 8-0 for the first time in the history of the program. It’s also the first time Texas has … Read More

Big 12 honors Katie Glenn as Texas remains undefeated in soccer

For the first time this year, one of Texas’ soccer players have made the Big 12’s honor roll. On Tuesday, Texas junior midfielder Katie Glenn was named the Big 12’s offensive player of the week. Glenn scored in both of UT’s matches last week, and she helped set up Cydney … Read More

Longhorns soccer team remains undefeated with win over Colorado

The Texas Longhorns soccer team moved to 6-0 for the first time in school history as they topped No. 25 Colorado 3-0 at Myers Stadium Friday night. Katie Glenn, Alexa Adams and Cyera Hintzen each scored in the win. Adams and Hintzen each had an assist as well. Haley Berg … Read More

Texas soccer game with California canceled

The Texas soccer match with No. 25 California was canceled due to extreme temperatures and poor air quality in the area caused by forest fires Friday. Smoke from wildfires in Northern California, Nevada and Oregon has moved into the Bay Area that is already experiencing record-setting heat. The undefeated Longhorns … Read More

Texas Sports Notebook: Newcomers pace soccer team to an undefeated start

While Texas’ football players host Maryland on Saturday, you’ll find many of their fellow UT student-athletes on the West Coast. Texas volleyball and Texas soccer both are in California this weekend. The volleyball team is set to play three matches at a tournament hosted by the University of San Diego. Read More

Texas Sports Notebook: Another knee surgery behind her, Mikayla Flores returns to the pitch

No, Texas forward Mikayla Flores wasn’t about to give up soccer. Since July of 2014, Flores has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in both of her knees. She’s had three knee surgeries. Flores admitted last week that even her doctor advised her to give up the sport. Sorry, Doc. “I’ve … Read More

Texas soccer dominates Western Kentucky in 2-0 victory

Amber Stearns and Emily Strouphauer scored the first goals of their Texas career to lead the Longhorns past Western Kentucky 2-0 at Myers Stadium on Sunday. Both goals came in the first half. Stearns, a junior midfielder, scored during her two years at Boston College while Strouphauer, a freshman midfielder/forward, scored the first … Read More

Longhorns soccer team opens season with a win

The Texas Longhorns soccer team didn’t take long to score its first goal and held on to defeat Rice 2-1 at Myers Stadium on Friday night. Haley Berg, a freshman midfielder, scored 25 seconds after kickoff. The goal was one of the fastest scored in Texas history. Jill Cook scored … Read More

Longhorns soccer team tops Incarnate Word in exhibition

The Texas Longhorns soccer team scored twice on their way to shutting out Incarnate Word 2-0 in an exhibition match at Myers Stadium Friday night. Cyera Hintzen and Katie Glenn each found the back of the net for Texas. Texas took 30 shots while Incarnate Word only managed to eight … Read More

Texas soccer team picked to finish eighth in Big 12

The Texas soccer team was voted eighth in the Big 12 preseason poll Thursday, picked to be better than Iowa State and Kansas State. West Virginia took the top spot of the conference poll with 81 points. Kansas was selected second with 71 points, including a first place vote. Oklahoma … Read More

Cyera Hintzen named to Preseason All-Big 12 soccer team

The Big 12 named sophomore Cyera Hintzen to the Preseason All-Big 12 soccer team, the league office announced Wednesday. Hintzen is one of 11 members named to the squad. She was the Big 12 freshman of the year last season and registered two goals for Texas. Hintzen led the team … Read More

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Former Longhorn Abby Smith added to U.S. women’s senior national team

Former Longhorns goalkeeper Abby Smith has been called up to the U.S. women’s senior national team. Smith, who plays for the Boston Breakers of the National Women’s Soccer League, will join the team for an exhibition trip in June to face Sweden and Norway. The former Longhorn joins Alyssa Naeher … Read More

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Social reaction: Longhorns, current and former, celebrate graduation day

Over the weekend, a total of 80 current and former University of Texas athletes participated in graduation ceremonies. For some, it marked the end of a four-year journey of self discovery on and off the playing field. For others, graduation meant returning to the campus they once wowed with athletic … Read More

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Four-star talents, daughter of a Dallas Cowboy among Texas’ soccer signees

On Wednesday, Texas celebrated the addition of nine soccer players to its athletic department. Forward Emily Strouphauer, who attends nearby Cedar Ridge, and forward Amber Steans, a Boston College transfer who hails from San Antonio, were among the seven Texans inked by the Longhorns on Signing Day. California goalkeeper … Read More

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Texas welcomes a Boston College transfer onto its soccer team

Texas announced on Tuesday that it had added Boston College transfer Amber Stearns to its soccer program’s roster. A San Antonio native, Stearns will be a junior during the 2017-18 school year. Stearns was a midfielder for the Eagles, and she appeared in 14 of Boston College’s 19 games this … Read More

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Year end review: 10 Longhorns athletes to watch in 2017

Almost without exception, the best athletes at Texas are among the very best in their respective sports. With that in mind, I decided to choose these 10 athletes from 10 Longhorn teams. Here’s who you should look out for in 2017, in no particular order. Bret Boswell, baseball After two … Read More

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Cyera Hintzen earns Big 12 freshman of the year honor

The Big 12 conference named Texas forward Cyera Hintzen Big 12 freshman of the year on Monday. Hintzen became the fourth Texas soccer player to earn the award and is the first Longhorn to win the honor since 2005. The Garland native was also selected to the All-Big 12 second team and Big12 all-freshman team. She … Read More

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Texas soccer team’s season ends with 3-2 loss to TCU

The Texas soccer team’s season came to an end with a 3-2 loss to TCU Friday night in Fort Worth. The loss, along with a double-overtime victory by Texas Tech, kept the Longhorns out of the Big 12 Soccer Championship. The injury-plagued Longhorns finished the season at 8-9-1 and placed … Read More