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No. 19 Ohio State edges Texas soccer team 2-1 in overtime

Nichelle Prince’s header in the 96th minute gave the 19th-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes a 2-1 overtime victory over Texas on Friday in Columbus, Ohio. Texas went ahead in the fourth minute on a header by Alexa Adams and held the lead until Prince tied it with a penalty kick in … Read More

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Falcone named Big 12 freshman of the week

Kyra Falcone, a freshman forward for UT’s soccer team, was named freshman of the week by the Big 12 on Tuesday after her effort in a 7-0 victory over Sam Houston St. on Friday. Falcone, a San Antonio native, scored her first two career goals in the span of … Read More

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No. 19 California edges Texas soccer team 1-0

The 19th-ranked Cal Golden Bears won their fourth straight match with a 1-0 shutout of Texas Sunday at Mike A. Myers Stadium. California (5-1) took the lead on a deceiving free kick in the 68th minute. After a Texas foul, Cal got a free kick outside the top of the … Read More

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Texas soccer team trounces Bearkats 7-0

Texas scored five goals in the first half in a 7-0 rout of Sam Houston State on Friday afternoon at Myers Stadium. It was the most goals scored by a Texas team at home since 2006, when the Horns topped the Bearkats 7-0. The Longhorns (3-1-0) scored three times midway … Read More

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Texas soccer coach Angela Kelly earns 200th career victory

Texas coach Angela Kelly earned her 200th career win with a 3-1 victory over College of Charleston Friday night at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Texas junior Olivia Brook and senior forward Jasmine Hart scored in a four minute span midway through the first half and Alexa Adams’ goal in the … Read More

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Texas loses a soccer scorer to a knee injury

In its first match of the season, the University of Texas’ soccer team suffered two losses. Texas announced on Wednesday that forward Mikayla Flores would miss the rest of the season after she tore the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. A redshirt sophomore from La Verne, Calif., Flores … Read More

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Longhorns soccer team falls in opener

The Texas Longhorns soccer team opened the season on a sour note Friday night as they fell to the Seattle Redhawks 1-0 at Mike A. Myers Stadium. It was the first loss for the Longhorns to start the season since 2011. Texas held a 17-10 edge in shots and led … Read More

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Texas Soccer recruiting class ranked No. 15 in the nation

The 2016 Texas Soccer recruiting class was ranked No. 15 in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer. The nine-member class is also the top-ranked class in the Big 12 conference. The Longhorns added seven freshmen and two goalkeeper transfers last week on National Signing Day. The class includes four forwards, … Read More

Texas notebook: Goalie Abby Smith ready for the pros, Boston

Abby Smith has twice visited Boston for soccer reasons, but both times she had to leave before she had a chance to see much of the city. The next time she goes, she’ll be settling in for a while. Smith, the former standout goalkeeper … Read More

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Longhorns fall to Jayhawks at Big 12 tournament

The No. 3 seed Texas Longhorns soccer team was upset by the sixth-seeded Kansas Jayhawks 2-1 at the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City, Mo. on Wednesday night. Kayra Dollas scored the only goal for Texas on the night, but it wasn’t enough as the Jayhawks took an early lead … Read More

Texas sports notebook: Volleyball’s McCage soars up career blocking charts

Molly McCage doesn’t like to pay attention to records, but she hasn’t had much of a choice lately. Last week, Texas’ senior middle blocker set the volleyball program’s career record for assist blocks, and she continues to scale the chart for total blocks (eighth). And to hear McCage talk about … Read More

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Smith, Adams, Flores named to All-Big 12 soccer teams

Texas goalie Abby Smith and Longhorn freshman forwards Alexa Adams and Mikayla Flores were selected by the Big 12 head coaches to all-conference teams, the conference announced on Monday. Smith made the first team while Adams was selected to the second team and the all-freshman team along with Flores. Smith … Read More

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UT’s Smith breaks school record in Texas soccer team’s 3-0 win over Montana

Texas senior Abby Smith broke the Texas career shutout record as the Longhorns closed their regular season with a 3-0 win over Montana Friday night on senior night at rain soaked Mike A. Myers Stadium. Smith had two saves to get her 30th career shutout, surpassing Dianna Pfenninger on the … Read More

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Texas soccer team falls 2-1 to Baylor

The Texas soccer team closed its Big 12 regular season with a 2-1 loss to Baylor on Sunday afternoon at soggy Mike A. Myers Stadium. Baylor’s Katie Daigle converted a penalty kick in the 65th minute and the Bears went up 2-0 less than three minutes later on a goal … Read More

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Texas socccer team falls 2-1 to Oklahoma

Oklahoma rallied for two goals in the second half to beat Texas 2-1 Friday night at Mike A. Myers Stadium. Oklahoma’s Jordyn Knox-Webster tied it in the 61st minute and Caren Nelson’s goal in the 78th minute gave the Sooners (9-6-2, 2-2-2) their second Big 12 victory of the season. Read More

Texas sports notebook: Freshman Alexa Adams has soccer in Big 12 title hunt

To say Texas soccer coach Angela Kelly stumbled onto freshman Alexa Adams may be accurate, but it would also discredit the work Kelly put into it. As many of her coaching peers packed up from the famous Surf Cup in California, Kelly headed over to a “nondescript” … Read More

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Texas soccer team tops No. 17 Texas Tech in 2OT

Jasmine Hart’s goal with just 21 seconds left in double overtime time gave the Longhorns a 2-1 upset victory over 17th ranked Texas Tech Friday night in Lubbock. Texas goalie Abby Smith sent a towering pass from her own box past midfield that UT’s Lindsey Meyer headed towards Hart, who … Read More

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UT’s Alexa Adams scores twice in 3-0 rout of TCU

Texas freshman Alexa Adams scored her second straight brace and goalie Abby Smith tied UT’s career shutout record in the Longhorns’ 3-0 win over TCU Sunday at Myers Stadium. It was Smith’s fifth shutout of the season and the 29th of her career, tying Dianna Pfenninger’s school record. Adams gave … Read More

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Texas soccer team, Oklahoma State play to a 0-0 draw

The Texas and Oklahoma State soccer teams played to a scoreless draw on Sunday in Stillwater, Okla. The Cowgirls (5-6-2, 0-2-2) outshot Texas 22-11 and led 6-4 in shots on goal, but were stymied by Texas goalie Abby Smith. Smith had six saves and leads the Big 12 with 67 … Read More

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Texas soccer team tops Kansas 2-1 in Lawrence

Olivia Brook and Lindsey Meyer scored off set pieces late in the second half to give the Longhorns a 2-1 win over Kansas Friday night in Lawrence. Brook put Texas ahead in the 72nd minute and Meyer’s header off a corner kick in the 77th gave Texas a 2-0 edge. Read More