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Bobcats remain undefeated in conference

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The Texas State soccer team earned their first overtime win of season against Appalachian State, 2-1. The win makes the Bobcats 3-0 in conference play. 

Jourdan Brown, senior midfielder, sealed the victory with an unassisted goal in the 92nd minute of overtime. Lynsey Curry, junior forward, attempted five shots with one on goal and assisted Tori Hale, senior forward, for a goal in the first half. 
 
The Bobcats attempted 13 shots with five on goal. Caitlynn Rinehart, junior goalkeeper, had three saves and one goal allowed. 
 
Texas State will continue conference play against South Alabama, Oct. 10.

Texas State to take on undefeated Mountaineers

The Texas State soccer team will play against the Appalachian State Mountaineers Oct. 5 in a game be- tween two of the four undefeated teams in conference play.

Appalachian State, in its first year in the Sun Belt, snapped the Arkansas-Little Rock’s nine-game winning streak with a 3-0 victory. The Mountaineers finished their road trip with a 1-0 victory over Arkansas State.

The Mountaineers were a well- balanced team this past weekend, with two shutouts and seven differ- ent players accounting for either a goal or an assist. Appalachian State attempted 28 shots against Arkansas-Little Rock and Arkan- sas State, with 15 on goal.

Curry named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week

Lynsey Curry, junior forward, was named the Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week for her performances against Arkansas State and Arkansas-Little Rock.

Texas State won both contests, as Curry accounted for three goals in the victories. Curry scored the game-winning goal in the 87th minute, sealing the Bobcats' 2-1 victory against Arkansas State.

In the following game, Curry's goal in the 79th minute tied the game at 1 before Arkansas-Little Rock finished the game with a own goal. 

The Cypress native scored goals in two consecutive games for the first time since her freshman season. Curry, the teams leading goal scorer this season (4), is averaging 4.82 shots per game, tied for the highest mark in the conference. 

 

Bobcats remain undefeated in conference play

The Texas State soccer team opened the conference season with two victories against Arkansas-Little Rock and Arkansas State.

“Any time you can get six points with two wins, that’s good,” Coach Kat Conner said. ”I’m proud of the players for fighting back to get us back even, then even pushing forward to get us a second goal.”

After making two saves, Caitlynn Rinehart, junior goalkeeper, allowed the Arkansas State Red Wolves to score in the 85th minute. 

Lynsey Curry, junior forward, responded in the 87th minute with her second goal of the game against Arkansas State, assisted by Tori Hale, senior forward.

Bobcats win second conference game

The Texas State soccer team handed the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans their second loss of the season, 2-1, in their second conference game. 

With less than two minutes remaining in regulation, the Trojans scored on their own goal, making the final score 2-1. In the 78th minute, Lynsey Curry, junior forward, tied the game with her fourth goal of the season. 

Bobcats begin conference play with win

The Texas State soccer team began Sun Belt Conference play with a 2-1 victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves.

 

Soccer faces Arkansas State after strong non-conference season

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After finishing 5-3-1 in non-conference play, the Texas State soccer team is fixing the flaws in its game to prepare for the start of Sun Belt Conference play this weekend. 

Texas State has already shown improvement from last season, as the Bobcats were 3-5-1 going into their first year of the Sun Belt Conference.

Coach Kat Conner believes the team had a solid non-conference season, but losses to Texas Christian, UTSA and Texas showed Texas State still has room for improvement.

“For conference play we are going to continue making our attacks as quick as we can and finishing,” Conner said. “We get a lot of good looks, but we aren’t finishing. Defensively, we are trying to make sure we work together better as a unit instead of individually.”

Beyond the Game: Elizabeth Havenhill

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It was another hot summer day in Dallas, Texas when the annual Vans Warped Tour was in town at the Gexa Energy Pavilion.

At the Kia Soul Stage the alternative rock group Yellowcard played their 2003 hit single “Oceans Avenue.”

Elizabeth Havenhill, freshman defender, could be spotted crowd surfing above the hundreds of screaming fans in attendance. Havenhill was enjoying one of her most anticipated events of the summer.

“I had to do it for them,” Havenhill said. “They are so good. I had been waiting all year for this one full-day concert.”

Spending time with family and friends and attending the tour is Havenhill’s way of enjoying her summer. One of her most memorable moments came in the summer of 2013 when she crowd surfed for the first time.

Soccer loses first game of season

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The Texas State soccer team was handed their first loss of the season against Texas Christian University.

 

The Horned Frogs scored a goal in the 10th minute, which was Caitlynn Rinehart's, junior goalkeeper, second allowed goal of the season.

 

Soccer hosts TCU, UTSA over weekend

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The Texas State soccer team, off to its best start in school history, will put a four-game winning streak on the line Sept. 12 when the Bobcats host Texas Christian University.

The first time these schools met was in 1999, when TCU defeated the Bobcats 4-0. Since then the teams have met four more times with TCU leading the series 3-2.

Texas State is 1-1 at home against TCU and 1-2 on the road. The Bobcats’ last victory against the Horned Frogs occurred in 2010.

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