Triple Takedown: Men’s soccer wins 4-3 against LETU

Triple Takedown: Men’s soccer wins 4-3 against LETU

The men’s soccer team (6-2-2) beat LeTourneau (2-7) 4-2 in its conference opener Oct. 2. The Comets controlled possession for the majority of the game, getting a 2-1 lead in the first half on goals from senior midfielder Travis White and freshman forward Danny Meyer. The YellowJackets wouldn’t go quietly,...

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Triple Takedown: Coming Full Circle

Triple Takedown: Coming Full Circle

Former, current women’s soccer head coaches face off for first time; team shows off new scoring capability under new leadership In its first matchup against former head coach John Antonisse, the women’s soccer team beat Letourneau 4-0 Oct. 2. The game was a showcase of old against new coaching philosophies....

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Bound by Brotherhood

Bound by Brotherhood

Senior, freshman brothers play side-by-side on soccer team From Peyton and Eli Manning to Venus and Serena Williams, sibling athletes can have some of the strongest rivalries, but for Dalton and Daaron McFarling the deep bond formed as teammates only strengthens their bond as brothers. Both on the men’s soccer...

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Serious Summer Training

Serious Summer Training

Athletes prepare over the break and face tough regimens, early mornings and new changes as they get ready for the year New era begins for women’s soccer team, coaching staff Members of the women’s soccer team steadily filed into the Activity Center as the clock struck 7 a.m., some still...

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Women’s soccer team enlists champion

Women’s soccer team enlists champion

New assistant coach plans to push athletes toward championship After months of searching, head coach Kanute Drugan announced Sterling Mueller as the new assistant coach for the soccer program. Mueller began her duties on May 19. She will also be the assistant coach for the women’s tennis team. There were...

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Heralding change: Kanute Drugan

Heralding change: Kanute Drugan

Highly acclaimed Kanute Drugan takes on women’s soccer coach role with novel strategic ideas for team Being named after legendary figures football coach Knute Rockne and King Canute can carry some high expectations. But new head women’s soccer coach Kanute Drugan has risen to the challenge and proven he’s worthy...

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Seniors reflect on women’s soccer season

Seniors reflect on women’s soccer season

The women’s soccer team had a tough loss in the American Southwest Conference tournament finals on Nov. 10, but some seniors still look back fondly on their UTD soccer career as the season comes to a close. The team won their first match in the ASC Championship Tournament against Mary-Hardin...

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Keeping it down to Earth

Keeping it down to Earth

With mud scuffs on his practice shirt and a blonde curl in his hair, UTD men’s soccer goalkeeper was made for the game. A Houston native, mechanical engineering senior Stephen Nicknish grew up playing sports like baseball and soccer as a child. He credits his sports-loving father for introducing him...

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Men’s soccer reaches top 10 ranking

The men’s soccer team extended its winning streak with a 2-0 win over LeTourneau on Oct. 11, a 4-1 win over UT-Tyler on Oct. 12 and a 6-2 win over Mary Hardin-Baylor on Oct. 17. The Comets (10-0-3, 4-0-2 ASC) scaled new heights in rankings as they climbed to No....

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