Women’s soccer achieves 9-game winning streak

Women’s soccer achieves 9-game winning streak

The women’s soccer team has only let one opposing shot get past its defense, making its current cumulative score 34-1 over the past nine games of the season. The team, led by head coach Kanute Drugan since 2014, has reached the semifinals of the regional American Southwest Conference for four...

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Women’s soccer wins first game of ASC 2-1

Women’s soccer wins first game of ASC 2-1

The women’s soccer team won their first game of the American Southwest Conference tournament with a 2-1 win against the Sul Ross State Lobos. The Comets will now be moving on to the semifinals of the ASC tournament. The last time the team won the ASC Championship was in 2004,...

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Fresh faces

Fresh faces

The UTD women’s soccer team is focusing on the significance of player development this season with a squad that includes 17 freshmen. With 36 members on the team, 24 of whom are underclassmen, head coach Kanute Drugan has strongly emphasized the importance of getting freshmen and sophomores involved immediately in...

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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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Fall Playoff Preview: Women’s Soccer

Fall Playoff Preview: Women’s Soccer

Women’s team looks to shake up ASC tourney after year of learning, rebuilding After graduating nine seniors and losing all 11 starters from last season, the women’s soccer program has entered a rebuilding phase. Despite this, the team (13-7, 6-4) is still right in the middle of the ASC play-off...

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Women’s soccer team young, excited

Women’s soccer team young, excited

Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated how many goals were scored by graduating seniors last year. The Mercury regrets this error. Despite going toe to toe with nationally ranked Hardin-Simmons in the ASC semi-finals last season, the Comets finished on the wrong end of the scoreboard. Heading into...

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Bend it like Beckett

Bend it like Beckett

Senior forward leads Comets in goals and points, uses relationship with military brother to inspire play on field Despite having a career-defining season on the women’s soccer team, Carli Beckett is less focused on her personal ambitions and more concerned about the success and future of her teammates. Beckett, a...

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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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