Kyra Falcone scored twice in the span of 41 seconds in a 7-0 win over Sam Houston St. on Friday, Sept. 2. (Bethany Walter/Texas Athletics Photography)

BEVO BEAT Soccer

Falcone named Big 12 freshman of the week

Posted September 6th, 2016

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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 41 seconds during the first half against the Bearkats.

The Texas Longhorns held a 3-0 lead when Falcone converted goals on assists from Julia Dyche. Her goals put her in a tie for second in goal scoring for the Longhorns. Her four points through five matches has her in third place for point totals.

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The Longhorns next face No. 19 Ohio St. in Columbia, Ohio on Friday at 4 p.m. The game will be televised on the Big Ten network.

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