Game 11: #25 Texas (6-1-3, 0-0-1 Big 12) at Texas Tech (4-2-4, 0-0-1 Big 12)
time: Sunday, September 25 – 1pm CT
location: Lubbock, Texas (John Walker Football Complex)
Live Stats: SHORTCUT
TV: The game will be streamed live on ESPN+ and can be followed online there SHORTCUT.
- On Thursday, during the 1-1 tie at 12th TCU, the Longhorns’ defense limited the Horned Frogs to their lowest total shot count of the season (10), while Texas offense tied Harvard with the most total shots (17) in TCU year 2022.
- Texas leads its all-time streak ahead of Texas Tech 17-9-4 overall while the two teams are tied 6-6-0 in games in Lubbock. The Longhorns lost by identical scores 1-0 on their last two visits to the John Walker Soccer Complex in 2018 and 2020. Since 2007, the series has typically featured close fights, with 16 of their last 17 total meetings decided by a goal or the need for overtime.
- Texas competes in the Sunday competition and rides a 10 MATCH BIG 12 CONFERENCE REGULAR SEASON UNBEATEN STROKES after a 6-0-3 on the 2021 league roster and opening the 2022 Big 12 schedule with a 1-1 draw at No. 12 TCU. The Longhorns’ most recent Big 12 loss of the regular season was a 1-0 loss at Texas Tech on November 6, 2020.
- The Longhorns are currently ranked SECOND IN NCAA DIVISION I in assists and THIRD in assists per game (3.60) with 36 assists in the first 10 contests. Individual midfielder sophomore Lexi Missimo is shared for SECOND IN THE NATION in total assists (eight) and SEVENTH in assists per game (0.80).
- The Longhorns are also currently evaluating FOURTH IN NCAA DIVISION I in points (96), SEVENTH in goals (30), ninth in shots per game (21.4), and 11th in scoring offense (3.00). Individual, second year forward Trinity Byars for now Ranks FIFTH IN NCAA DIVISION I in points (20) and SEVENTH in points per game (2.22), goals per game (0.89), and total goals (eight).
- at his With a current goal average of 3.00 goals per game, Texas is on track to score approximately 54 goals in the 2022 18-game regular season. That would be good for third all-time in a single campaign in Longhorns history before they even enter the postseason. The current program record of 57 goals was set back in 2002, while squads from 2004 (55 goals), 2006 (51 goals), 2000 (49 goals) and 2007 (48 goals) round out the top five.
- Sophomore forward Trinity Byars has been heating up offensively after missing the start of the fall 2022 campaign on international duty. A native of Richardson, Texas, now has has scored in five of the Longhorns’ last eight games (has points in six of nine competitions) and has scored at least a point in 18 of his 31 career games.
- Sophomore forward Trinity Byars she registered SECOND CAREER HATTRICK and 16th all-time in program history during Texas Southern’s 8-0 loss (September 15).
- Texas sophomore Trinity Byars (2.22) and Lexi Missimo (1.80) currently Ranked 1st and 2nd respectively in the latest Big 12 points stats per game. The duo are also in the current top 10 in the league in points, points per game, goals, goals per game, assists and assists per game. Byars leads the league in points (20) and goals (eight), while Missmo leads the way in assists (eight)..