Texas fans were looking for the opportunity to see the Longhorns pick up another crucial Big 12 conference win, but left Mike A. Myers Stadium disappointed as Oklahoma State walked away with a 2-0 victory.
After a nail-biting bout to the finish with TCU, the Longhorns prevailed 1-0, and now Texas soccer is the lone undefeated and untied team in the Big 12, sitting in first place with a conference record of 3–0.
After a rocky start to the season, they have found their stride as conference play begins. Texas will look to keep this positive momentum rolling when it faces off against TCU and West Virginia this week.
After two Big 12 wins — one over Kansas and a 1-0 win over Kansas State on Sunday — the Longhorns are sitting in first place. The adversity the team has struggled with this season is starting to pay off on the field.
It definitely has not been an ideal start to a senior forward season for Cyera Hintzen. However, she was able to start flipping the script on that narrative Thursday night, scoring the game-winning goal in Texas’ 1-0 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks to open Big 12 play.
The nonconference schedule for Texas soccer has been a roller-coaster ride riddled with adversity. With the team suffering several injuries to key contributors, including both senior forward Cyera Hintzen and redshirt junior forward Cydney Billups, things have been less than easy.
The ups and downs of freshman year often happen so fast they leave you scrambling, unable to do anything to change your situation. Unfortunately, this fate also applied to Texas soccer on Thursday night, who heartbreakingly lost 1-0 to Providence.