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Former soccer player goes pro for first time in program history

Texas State forward Kaylee Davis keeps the ball away from the opposition.

Claire Partain, Sports Reporter

July 24, 2020

Former Bobcat soccer forward Kaylee Davis signed the program's first-ever professional contract after announcing her partnership with Serbian team ZFK Spartak July 24. In her three years at Texas State, Davis made the record book with the second-most goals and match-winning goals in Bobcat history....

Sun Belt Conference delays start of fall season

A Texas State soccer player kicks a ball.

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

July 23, 2020

The Sun Belt Conference announced the delay of the fall 2020 season until Sept. 4. In an official statement, the Sun Belt says the delay will help conference establish protocols due to the lingering COVID-19 outbreak. “The Sun Belt Conference and each member institution will continue to lean...

Athletes voice their support for the Black Lives Matter movement

Tyeranee Scott and her friend Cameron Flores hold up signs during a protest

Claire Partain, Sports Reporter

July 8, 2020

Growing up in a Black household, Tyeranee Scott was taught that if she was ever stopped and questioned by police, she needed to put her hands on the steering wheel, make eye contact with the officer and have her license and registration ready to go. “[My mother taught me that if] I were to get pu...

Texas State soccer announces schedule for upcoming 2020 season

Texas State soccer celebrates their seniors.

Colton McWilliams, Sports Reporter

June 25, 2020

Soccer Head Coach Kat Conner announced Texas State's soccer schedule for the 2020 season June 25. The season will consist of 16 games including seven at home. After last year's roller-coaster season which saw the Bobcat's season end with a disappointing first-round loss to Arkansas State in the...

Soccer star Kaylee Davis reflects on decorated Texas State career

Forward Kaylee Davis passes the ball to a teammate across the field in the Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, game vs McNeese at Bobcat Soccer Complex.

Aidan Bea, Sports Editor

May 10, 2020

Kaylee Davis leaves San Marcos as one of the most decorated athletes in Texas State women's soccer history. As she prepares to go pro, she looks back at her decorated career for the soccer team while keeping one eye toward the future. Some of Davis' career accolades include All-Sun Belt Conference...

River City SC hosts public signing

River City SC roster signing.

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2020

As soccer continues to be one of the fastest growing sports in America and Texas, San Marcos has decided to join the trend with a team of their own- River City SC. The new team, which is joining the United Premier Soccer League (UPSL) in Spring 2020, went public as they signed their first 24 players...

2019 soccer season in review

Texas State soccer celebrates their seniors.

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

December 23, 2019

Texas State soccer fought to the final whistle of their 2019 season to keep their tournament hopes alive, but fell 4-1 in penalty kicks to the Arkansas State Red Wolves in the first round of the Sun Belt Championship Tournament. The Red Wolves later finished second in the tournament. The dramatic...

Soccer falls in double overtime in first round of Sun Belt Championship

Texas State soccer celebrates their seniors.

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

November 7, 2019

In their first and final game of the Sun Belt Championship Tournament, Texas State soccer held to a scoreless draw before falling to penalty kicks against Arkansas State on Wednesday in Foley, Alabama. The 'Cats fell 4-1 in the penalty kick portion of overtime, ending the season for key seniors such...

Soccer faces tough opposition going into championship tournament

Texas State forward Kaylee Davis keeps the ball away from the opposition.

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

November 5, 2019

After one of the most challenging and unpredictable seasons in recent Texas State soccer history, the Bobcats have secured their playoff berth in the Sun Belt tournament for the 2019 season with a three-way tie for fourth place. After several tie breakers, the team will go into the tournament as the...

Soccer qualifies for championship tournament on Senior Day

Sophomore midfielder/forward Ally Kewish jumps for the ball.

Claire Partain

October 29, 2019

In a match that concluded regular season play, honored six seniors and clinched their spot in the Sun Belt ConferenceTournament, Bobcat soccer proved they were up for the occasion with a 3-0 home victory over Georgia Southern on Sunday.The midday match put the ‘Cats at 9-7-2 overall and gave them a...

Soccer finishes regular season with final win

Sophomore midfielder Ally Kewish drives the ball down the field.

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2019

The Texas State soccer team finished their regular season on Sunday with a win as they toppled the Georgia Southern Eagles 3-0 win for Senior Night. The night honored the six seniors who will leave the team at the end of the season. An assist from sophomore defender Gabie Jones saw senior forward Kaylee Davis s...

Soccer secures a win, takes a loss over weekend

Goalkeeper Heather Martin kicks a soccer ball into play.

Caleb Howell

October 22, 2019

The Texas State soccer team finished their two-game road trip with both a win and a loss this weekend, beating Coastal Carolina 2-0 on Friday and falling to Georgia State 1-0 on Sunday. The Bobcats are now 8-6-2 on the season and have a winning 4-3-1 record in conference despite a sluggish start. On...

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