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Longhorns finish 15th in coaches soccer poll for 2017

Texas finished ranked No. 15 in the final United States Soccer Coaches poll for the 2017 season. The Longhorns ended the year with a 14-4-3 record. Texas reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and had its best start in school history, winning the first 11 games of the … Read More

Texas soccer advances to Sweet 16 on penalty kicks

There was high drama in the Texas soccer team’s second-round NCAA Tournament match Friday against Clemson in Durham, N.C., as Nicole Curry came up with the winning save during a penalty kick shootout. The Longhorns won the shootout 6-5 to advance to the Sweet 16. It took seven rounds to … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Soccer meets Clemson in NCAA tournament’s second round

As the second week of the NCAA soccer tournament gets underway, Texas will attempt to extend its season. The Longhorns (14-3-2) play Clemson (10-5-3) on Friday in a second-round match at Duke’s Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. If victorious, UT would next meet either the host Blue Devils or Big … Read More

Texas soccer relishes a rare NCAA tournament home match, but wants more

When Texas steps out onto the field at Mike A. Myers Stadium on Friday, it will be the first time the program has hosted an NCAA tournament match since 2014. Most of the players on Texas’ roster were still in high school when the Longhorns beat Rice in that 2014 … Read More

Back in NCAA tournament, Texas will open with rematch against North Texas

After a two-year absence, Texas has returned to the NCAA’s women’s soccer tournament. Texas learned its postseason fate Monday when the NCAA unveiled the tournament bracket. UT earned a No. 4 seed and will face North Texas at Myers Stadium at 5 p.m. Friday. If victorious, the Longhorns would take … Read More

Texas soccer team falls in Big 12 tournament

The Texas soccer team came up short against Baylor in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 soccer championship in Kansas City, Mo. on Wednesday, falling 2-1 in overtime. Texas (13-3-2) lost a 1-0 lead in the 88th minute before Julie James took a pass from Aline De Lima to score … Read More

Haley Berg joins Texas teammates Cyera Hintzen and Katie Glenn among Big 12’s soccer standouts

On Wednesday, UT freshman Haley Berg will lead Texas into the Big 12’s tournament. On Monday, she led the Longhorns onto the Big 12’s honor roll. Berg has been named the Big 12’s freshman of the year, the conference announced on Monday. Berg was also a second-team addition to the … Read More

Oklahoma State clinches Big 12 soccer title with win over Texas

The Texas Longhorns concluded the Big 12 soccer regular season with a 1-0 overtime loss to Oklahoma State at Myers Stadium on Friday night. The Longhorns will be the No. 4 seed in next week’s Big 12 Championship tournament. They’ll face Baylor in Kansas City, Mo. at 2 p.m. Wednesday, … Read More

Longhorns soccer team scores overtime goal to top Baylor

Nicole Curry made six saves and Katie Glenn provided the lone goal as the No. 10 Texas Longhorns soccer team topped Baylor 1-0 in overtime in Waco Friday night. Glenn scored in the 97th minute with help from Emily Strouphauer and Mikayla Flores to lift the Longhorns to victory. It … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Soccer’s Haley Berg was a Longhorn even before she was a Longhorn

When she was four, Haley Berg’s father let her name the youth-league soccer team that he’d coach and she’d play on. Berg went with the “Lady Longhorns,” which should have been a sign of things to come. Berg would grow up as a fan of Texas’ Longhorns, and she had … Read More

Texas soccer team drops first game of the season

The Texas soccer team lost for the first time this season, falling 2-1 in Lawrence, Kan. to the Jayhawks on Friday night. Kayla Morrison scored in the 84th minute to finish off a comeback victory for the Jayhawks. Her goal put the Longhorns in a trailing position for the first … Read More

Longhorns soccer team still undefeated after draw with TCU

Kayra Dollas scored for Texas as the Longhorns soccer team remained undefeated, drawing 1-1 with TCU in double overtime at Myers Stadium Friday night. With the result, Texas matched the longest unbeaten streak in Longhorns soccer history at 13 games. The 2006 Longhorns also didn’t lose in 13 straight contests. Read More

Texas women’s soccer team remains in top 10 of major polls

The Texas women’s soccer team moved up one spot to No. 7 in the United Soccer Coaches poll after remaining undefeated through the weekend. The Longhorns are no longer perfect, but are still undefeated after playing Oklahoma to a 0-0 double-overtime draw on Sunday. Texas (11-0-1, 3-0-1 Big 12) remains … Read More

Longhorns soccer team remains perfect after double OT win

It took double overtime, but the Texas Longhorns soccer team remained the lone undefeated and untied team in the country with a 3-2 win over Texas Tech Friday night. The win tied the program record of 11 straight victories. Cyera Hintzen scored her second goal of the game in the … Read More

Texas soccer climbs into top 10 in all major polls

Texas soccer continued its climb to national prominence Tuesday, earning the No. 8 ranking in the United Soccer Coaches poll. It is the program’s highest standing in the poll since Sept. 30, 2008. The Longhorns are ranked as high as No. 7 by Soccer America and are … Read More

No. 17-ranked Texas soccer shocks No. 5 West Virginia, stays unbeaten

With one swing of her left foot, Texas sophomore Cyera Hintzen sent waves across the national soccer landscape. Hintzen’s late goal secured a 1-0 victory over fifth-ranked West Virginia — the 2016 national runners-up — Sunday at Mike A. Myers Stadium, moving the 17th-ranked Longhorns to 10-0 on the season. The loss ended a string of … Read More

Texas soccer team stays undefeated after Big 12 opener

The Texas soccer team remained undefeated and untied after defeating Iowa St. 1-0 in the Big 12 opener at Myers Stadium on Friday night. The Longhorns are the last undefeated and untied team in the NCAA’s Division I. Celebrating another win with some of … Read More

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