Former men’s soccer coach inducted into Hall of Honors

Former men’s soccer coach inducted into Hall of Honors

A former head coach of the UTD men’s soccer team has been inducted into the UTD Athletics Hall of Honors, marking the first time in program history that a head coach has received the honor.  Jack Peel, who retired from coaching the men’s soccer team in 2013 after a 15-year...

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Volleyball, soccer gain winning streaks

Volleyball, soccer gain winning streaks

The men’s soccer and women’s volleyball teams have earned player honors and American Southwest Championship victories as they move into the final stretch of matches before the championships. The men’s soccer team is currently leading with a five-game winning streak. Women’s volleyball ended September with a three-game winning streak and...

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From start to finish

From start to finish

Despite a rocky start to the season, the men’s and women’s soccer programs have qualified for another ASC tournament run, finishing first and fourth in their conferences, respectively. Both teams began the year by losing their first two games by a combined four goals. Junior forward Danny Meyer didn’t make...

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ASC champs’ season cut short by second-ranked Trinity Tigers

ASC champs’ season cut short by second-ranked Trinity Tigers

The men’s soccer team fell 3-0 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Nov. 14 to second-ranked Trinity, ending its chances at a national tournament run. Before they got to the first round of the national tournament, the Comets had to get through UT Tyler in the championship...

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Fall Playoff Preview: Men’s Soccer

Fall Playoff Preview: Men’s Soccer

Men’s squad looks to bounce back from late season slump in first rounds An unassisted shot from the left side zipped past LeTourneau’s keeper, finding the back of the net. The lone goal of the evening secured a Comets victory on Oct. 17, extending the team’s shutout streak to five...

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Men’s soccer looks to build on past success

Men’s soccer looks to build on past success

After posting a 14-5-3 record and falling short in the 2014 ASC championship game, the men’s soccer team is looking to build on last years play — this time with a veteran-laden squad. A year removed from winning the ASC regular season, the Comets have been tabbed as the early...

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Men’s soccer falls in NCAA second round

Men’s soccer falls in NCAA second round

For the first time in program history, the men’s soccer team hosted the NCAA tournament from Nov. 15-16. Even though it hosted, the team wouldn’t have entered into the tournament if it were not for some very beneficial circumstances. After losing in the ASC tournament final to Hardin-Simmons on Nov....

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Men’s soccer advances to next round of NCAA tourney

Men’s soccer advances to next round of NCAA tourney

Playing in front of a packed crowd on a cold and misty evening, the men’s soccer team took down Pomona-Pitzer 2-0 in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, earning it’s first ever win in the national playoff. The Comets were relentless but unsuccessful in scoring in the first half,...

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Men’s soccer falls in conference championship game

Men’s soccer falls in conference championship game

In an ASC title match that saw rough play from both squads and missed opportunities from the Comets, Hardin-Simmons took down the men’s soccer team 2-0. The game was close early on with neither team scoring for the majority of the first half. The Comets came close to scoring on...

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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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