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Kat Conner: The heartbeat of women’s soccer

Kat Conner: The heartbeat of women’s soccer

Jordan Drake

February 25, 2019


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Steel is strong and unmoving, but when placed into the intense fires of a forge, it becomes workable and emerges stronger. Texas State women's soccer coach Kat Conner has embraced this heat for most of her career. Allowing those challenges to mold her into the coach she is today. Conner began playing...

Texas State finds success in 2018 campaign despite heartbreaking finish

Texas State finds success in 2018 campaign despite heartbreaking finish

Anthony Flores

November 27, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Following Texas State's soccer team's Nov. 4 conclusion of their 2018 campaign, head coach Kat Conner and her squad look back at a triumphant season. The team won the Sun Belt Conference regular season title and achieved an overall record of 11-5-4, with 8-0-2 in conference play. All five of the Bobcats...

Soccer clinches conference title on Senior Day

Soccer clinches conference title on Senior Day

Daisy Colon

October 26, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Bobcat soccer won 1-0 over the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers on Senior Day Oct. 21 to walk away with the Sun Belt Conference title, leaving them as the No. 1 seed for the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. With Sunday's victory in hand, Texas State finished regular season play at an overall record of...

Soccer coach sets goals for 19th year

Soccer coach sets goals for 19th year

Anthony Flores

September 7, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

Cultivating and nurturing an athletic program into a perennial championship contender is a tough task, but head coach Kat Conner has spent almost 19 years perfecting the formula. Heading into her 19th year, Conner has built the Bobcats women's soccer program into a success. Conner first came to Texas...

Junior midfielder hungers for success

Junior midfielder hungers for success

Daisy Colon

July 13, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

After a largely successfully 2017 season, the women's soccer team is preparing to kick off the 2018 campaign against Incarnate Word Aug. 11 in an neutral-site exhibition match. This year marks the program's 20th season, a significant milestone for the team. After a tough loss to Coastal Carolina in...

The No. 2 seed in the conference ends its season

Anthony Flores

November 11, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

The Texas State Bobcats held the No. 2 seed in their conference and boasted a 10-6-1 season record heading into the Sun Belt Conference tournament Nov. 1. At the end of the second overtime period against Coastal Carolina in the quarterfinal, the season was over. It was a game-winning goal from the...

Goalkeeper saves the day

Goalkeeper saves the day

Orlando Williams

November 8, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

It didn’t take long for Heather Martin, sophomore goalkeeper, to realize that soccer was the sport for her, but she made sure she had a taste of every sport before she committed to the one. Martin tried basketball, volleyball and softball. Lastly, she tried soccer, and knew she found what she was...

Soccer gains success after a 2016 losing season

Soccer gains success after a 2016 losing season

Andrew Zimmel

November 4, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Texas State women's soccer team has been one of the most successful Bobcat teams this season. After a rough start of the pre-season and regular season, the Bobcats capitalized when the Sun Belt Conference games rolled around, winning eight of their 10 conference games. That 8-2 record not only...

Soccer senior hopes to go out on top

Soccer senior hopes to go out on top

Anthony Flores

November 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Soccer, Sports

Sports affect different people from a variety of backgrounds, each one taking away something different and unique to themselves. Whether you view it as an escape or simply as a game, there’s no denying it builds character. Alyssa Phelan, senior midfielder, has played soccer all her life and with...

Bobcats fall 2-1 in Sun Belt Conference quarterfinal

Bobcats fall 2-1 in Sun Belt Conference quarterfinal

Anthony Flores

November 2, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

After closing the regular season on a seven-game win streak, the Texas State Bobcats reached the end of their 2017 season with a 2-1 loss to Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Nov. 1 The No. 2 seed closed out their campaign in the Sun Belt Conference tournment quarterfinals. The loss came in heartbreaking...

Transfer soccer player makes impact at Texas State

Transfer soccer player makes impact at Texas State

Orlando Williams

October 25, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports - featured

Athletes aren't born knowing what sport they want to play. Life intervenes and eventually, athletes come to find their passions. This was the case for Kaylee Davis, sophomore forward. With the help of her mother, it didn’t take the Bobcat long to figure out soccer was the sport for her. “My mom...

Bobcats clinch No. 2 seed of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament

Bobcats clinch No. 2 seed of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament

Orlando Williams

October 23, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Texas State soccer team clashed with South Alabama Oct. 22 falling 2-0 at the Bobcat Soccer Complex. With a season high of 800 fans in attendances, they enter the tournament as the No. 2 seed. The loss against South Alabama breaks a seven-match winning streak for the Bobcats which was tied...

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