Soccer preview: Utah
Sept. 7, 2012
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The University of Texas Soccer program ends its first full-weekend road trip with a 1 p.m. Central match at Utah Saturday afternoon. The Utes check in No. 8 in this week’s National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Pacific Region poll.
Utah is 2-0-0 at home this season and 10-2-0 at Ute Field during the last two years. In all 2012 contests, Utah has allowed just three goals for a team goals against average of 0.57 with a .895 save percentage.
After this weekend’s road trip, the Longhorns return home to finish off the nonconference portion of the schedule. Texas takes on Fresno State on Friday, Sept. 14, at 8 p.m. for Horns & Heroes Night before hosting Denver at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16.