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The ups and downs of Texas State soccer, explained

a Texas State goalkeeper holds a soccer ball before kicking it into play.

Jackson Short and Claire Partain

October 8, 2019

After a devastating five-game scoreless drought and seven-game losing streak, Texas State soccer came back into their own to score a whopping five goals against ULM on Friday and seven goals over the weekend. The two wins were the ‘Cats' first conference victories, moving them up to 6-5-2 overall...

Shutout weekend turns around Bobcat soccer season

a Texas State defender throws the soccer ball to her teammate.

Cade Andrews

October 8, 2019

The Texas State soccer team captured their first Sun Belt wins to turn around their seven-match losing streak in a dominating weekend at ULM and Appalachian State over the weekend. The Bobcats defeated ULM with a whopping five goals on Friday to win 5-0 and returned to San Marcos to beat Appalachian...

Martin makes history despite scoreless weekend

Texas State defender Addison Gaetano dives to save the ball.

Cade Andrews

October 1, 2019

The Texas State soccer team finished the weekend in Arkansas with one tie and one loss, drawing against rival Little Rock on Friday and falling to Arkansas State on Sunday to fall to 4-5-2 on the season.The 'Cats have now been scoreless for five consecutive games and have lacked a win since September...

Soccer breaks losing streak with draw in Little Rock rematch

A Texas State soccer players competes with an opponent for the ball.

Aidan Bea, Sports Reporter

September 28, 2019

In their first rematch since the fateful Sun Belt Championship Tournament heartbreaker last season, Texas State and Little Rock were both scoreless in a double-overtime 0-0 draw at Little Rock on Friday night. The draw brings the ‘Cats record to 0-1-1 in conference play and 4-4-2 overall. The...

Soccer falls short in first conference matchup

midfielder Renny Moore dribbles the ball downfield

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

September 20, 2019

In a game that was prolonged due to lighting delay and double overtime, Texas State soccer wasn't able to bring an end to their losing streak late Thursday night as they fell 1-0 at home to the University of Southern Alabama Jaguars. The first conference match of the season was evenly matched throughout...

Soccer takes two losses going into conference play

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

Zach Lopez, Sports Reporter

September 19, 2019

In a far cry from their 4-0 record and nation-pacing undefeated streak earlier this season, Texas State soccer went 0-2 this weekend against Northwestern State on Friday and McNeese at home on Sunday. The 'Cats are still sitting at a winning 4-3-1 record to conclude nonconference play after the two...

Texas State soccer loses home undefeated streak

A Texas State soccer player jumps while attempting to head a ball.

Jackson Short, Sports Reporter

September 16, 2019

The Texas State Bobcats added another loss to their now 4-3-1 record as they lost 1-0 to the McNeese State Cowgirls at home on Sunday. The ‘Cats held most of the possession for the majority of the first half, with senior Kaylee Davis bringing four consistent crosses into the box to give multiple...

Soccer trip ends in draw at New Mexico State

Texas State soccer goalie stands in front of the goal at the game against New Mexico State.

Claire Partain

September 9, 2019

Texas State soccer left New Mexico with their first draw of the season in a double-overtime 1-1 finish at the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday. The Bobcat record moves to 4-1-1 for the season to conclude their two-match road trip. The game remained scoreless for almost the entirety of the first...

Bobcat soccer falls short out West to UTEP Miners

Texas State soccer player clears the ball from the box.

TJ Werner, Sports Reporter

September 7, 2019

Bobcat soccer lost their nation-setting 17-match undefeated streak on Friday, falling 2-1 to the University of Texas- El Paso in a tight battle on the road. The ‘Cats are still undefeated at home and now sit at a 4-1 record for the season. The contest was largely a back and forth affair, with...

Soccer keeps perfect record at Teal Match

Texas State soccer team huddles up and celebrates after a game-winning goal.

Andrew Zimmel

September 4, 2019

In a game that went all the way to overtime, Texas State soccer was able to narrowly topple Houston Baptist with a 2-1 victory at home on Sunday thanks to the foot of Kaylee Davis.The fourth annual “Teal Game,” a match that annually raises awareness for ovarian cancer and opportunities f...

Sports Podcast: ‘Cats Got Our Tongues Ep. 24

A graphic of a mouth without a tongue.

Andrew Zimmel and Jakob Rodriguez

September 1, 2019

Andrew Zimmel and Jakob Rodriguez discuss the football team's recent game against Texas A&M and its Sept. 7 game against Wyoming. Furthermore, the crew discusses volleyball's opening weekend as well as the soccer team. ‘Cats Got Our Tongues is a weekly sports podcast...

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