Soccer

Bobcats, Coach Conner take 150th win

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Coach Kat Conner and the Texas State soccer team won their 150th game Aug. 30, keeping the shutout streak alive with a 5-0 win against Prairie View A&M.

Texas State was committed to taking as many shots as possible. The team got two shots on goal within the first five minutes and 17 shots in the first half. Senior forward Gabbi Cottee was the first to strike. Her header from the corner kick by junior forward Tori Hale was the first goal of the game and her second of the season.

Minutes later sophomore midfielder Landry Lowe assisted Lynsey Curry to her second goal of the season. Lynsey Curry did not waste much time after the first goal as she scored her second of the night and third of the year with eight minutes left before the half to put the Bobcats ahead, 3-0.

Soccer looks to gain momentum against Prairie View A&M, Oklahoma

The Texas State soccer team takes on Prairie View A&M, a team the Bobcats defeated in all six of their previous meetings, for the first home game of the 2013 season.

“Any team we can shutout continuously is a good thing,” said senior goalkeeper Natalie Gardini. “As a goalkeeper, my goal is to shutout a team, so it’s always a good thing.”

Prairie View A&M comes to San Marcos winless on the season after losing to Lamar in a nail-biter Aug. 23 and Incarnate Word Aug. 25. As both teams go into Friday’s game after tough losses, Texas State is looking to keep their confidence at a high level.

Get to Know: Lynsey Curry

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KJ: What is it like playing soccer with your sister?
LC: I love it, especially because she’s older. She knows more about the game than I do, and she’s definitely someone I can look up to when I have questions.  

KJ: What’s your most memorable moment in your soccer career?
LC: Last year’s Idaho game in the WAC tournament because I scored in overtime to beat them to go to the semi-finals.

KJ: Who’s your favorite player?
LC: I would say Fernando Torres from Spain. He’s a really good right forward, but he’s really hot so I really like him.

Bobcats continue season opener success, falter to ex-Southland rival

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The Bobcats continued their success in season openers Friday, defeating the Northwestern State Lady Demons 3–1 in their third straight win.

“It’s exciting to start off the season with a win,” said sophomore forward Lynsey Curry. “It keeps our spirits up and motivates us to keep playing hard.”

Texas State scored early when senior forward Gabbi Cottee put one in the net after being rebounded off the Northwestern State goalie. Not long after, the Lady Demons tied it at one and less than a minute later Curry scored her first goal of the season, gaining the lead

“It’s a good start to the season,” Curry said. “I just like to score for my teammates in order to win more games.”  

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