Soccer preview: Iowa State
Sept. 20, 2012
Texas (3-6-1) at Iowa State (7-3-0)
AUSTIN, Texas - The University of Texas Soccer program begins the Big 12 Conference portion of its season Friday with at 7 p.m. Central match at Iowa State.
Last weekend against Fresno State and Denver, the Longhorns got into an offensive groove, scoring three goals in both matches. It was the first time the program had recorded three scores in back-to-back contests since Aug. 22 and 26, 2011, and only the fifth time accomplishing the feat since the start of the 2007 season.
Iowa State heads into Friday's action ranked No. 6 in this week's National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire Central Region poll. The Cyclones are led on offense by junior forward Jennifer Dominguez's six goals, including two game-winners, and 12 points. At goalkeeper is junior Maddie Jobe, who has played all 770:50 minutes and recorded a Big 12 second-best 36 saves.
Texas wraps up its initial conference weekend Sunday at Oklahoma (4-4-2) with a 1 p.m. Central match.