Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

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No. 20 Texas soccer advances to Big 12 championship off dramatic penalty kick heroics from Madden, Brooks in win over West Virginia

No. 20 Texas soccer advances to Big 12 championship off dramatic penalty kick heroics from Madden, Brooks in win over West Virginia

December 18, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the November 5 flipbook.  They can beat any team in any stadium.   No. 20 Texas took down a strong West Virginia team in penalties, 4 - 3, to advance...

Kyle Umlang’s growing popularity among Texas sports fans leads to dream meeting with Chris Del Conte

Kyle Umlang’s growing popularity among Texas sports fans leads to dream meeting with Chris Del Conte

December 17, 2021

Editor's Note: This article first appeared in the October 26 flipbook. Like most Texas Longhorns fans, Kyle Umlang loves to make fun of Texas A&M and Oklahoma. Umlang, who is well-known among...

No. 21 Texas draws former head coach Chris Petrucelli, No. 25 SMU in first round of NCAA tournament

No. 21 Texas draws former head coach Chris Petrucelli, No. 25 SMU in first round of NCAA tournament

November 9, 2021
The Longhorns will kick off their 15th visit to the NCAA tournament against No. 25 SMU at Washburn Soccer Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m. after the top 64 women’s soccer teams in the country were selected on Monday to play for the NCAA championship.
Texas soccer falls short in Big 12 Championship

Texas soccer falls short in Big 12 Championship

November 8, 2021

Most of the time, a team is favored over its opponent for a reason.  Such was the case when looking at how No. 9 TCU, one of the premier collections of talent in the nation, stacked up against a No....

Texas women’s soccer breakdown: Where will Longhorns be seeded in Big 12 Tournament?

Texas women’s soccer breakdown: Where will Longhorns be seeded in Big 12 Tournament?

October 27, 2021

With one game left in the season, it is almost time for the Big 12 Championship for Texas soccer. Due to the Oklahoma State-Iowa State game getting cancelled due to lightning on Sept. 30, seeding for the...

Mackenzie McFarland notches first career 2-goal game as Texas celebrates Senior Day in 2-1 win over Oklahoma State

Mackenzie McFarland notches first career 2-goal game as Texas celebrates Senior Day in 2-1 win over Oklahoma State

October 25, 2021

The mood surrounding the Texas soccer team Sunday was even more jovial than usual, and it wasn’t only because the Longhorns extended their unbeaten streak to 11 consecutive games, the second longest...

Analyzing Texas women’s soccer transformation into Big 12 contender, leader

Analyzing Texas women’s soccer transformation into Big 12 contender, leader

October 20, 2021

If I told you that the Texas women’s soccer team would be leading the Big 12 one month ago, you would have called me crazy.  And yet, here the No. 21 Longhorns are. With three games left in the...

Longhorns stifle Cyclones in shutout 2-0 victory

Longhorns stifle Cyclones in shutout 2-0 victory

October 10, 2021

In their seventh shutout of the season, the Longhorns bullied the Iowa State offense in a physical defensive showdown, winning 2-0. As a season-high 1,536 fans watched at Mike A. Myers stadium, Texas...

Texas soccer moves into first place in Big 12 off 1-0 victory, celebrate head coach’s birthday with cupcakes, high-profile guests

Texas soccer moves into first place in Big 12 off 1-0 victory, celebrate head coach’s birthday with cupcakes, high-profile guests

October 3, 2021

Texas enjoyed cupcakes Sunday. After winning their seventh game of the season 1-0 over Texas Tech, the Longhorns celebrated head coach Angela Kelly’s birthday. The team also moved into first place...

Noble goal by Nobles in 88th minute lifts Texas over Oklahoma

Noble goal by Nobles in 88th minute lifts Texas over Oklahoma

September 27, 2021

After storming out to a 3-0 lead, it looked like the Longhorns had run out of steam as the Sooners mounted a furious comeback, scoring three goals in the second half to tie the match.  But in the 88th...

Freshmen Byars, Ward and Missimo continue to impress as Texas soccer cruises past SIUE on its way to 3-0 victory

Freshmen Byars, Ward and Missimo continue to impress as Texas soccer cruises past SIUE on its way to 3-0 victory

September 20, 2021

Trinity Byars just needed “the seal to be broken,” Texas head coach Angela Kelly said last week after the freshman forward scored her first goal as a Longhorn. And broken, it has. Byars scored...

Missimo makes history with record-tying 4 goals as Texas soccer thrashes UTRGV 7-0

Missimo makes history with record-tying 4 goals as Texas soccer thrashes UTRGV 7-0

September 13, 2021

The ball bounced off the left post from a shot by freshman forward Trinity Byars, but freshman midfielder Lexi Missimo recovered it. She shuffled to her left, obtaining enough space against her defender...

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