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Horns Illustrated Week in Review (September 30th-October 7th)

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The Horns Illustrated Week in Review covers all the University of Texas sporting events that took place this past week

 

Did you miss anything ‎Texas Longhorns related from the past 7 days? Don't worry, we will bring you up to speed.


Football

The University of Texas Football team defeated the Iowa State Cyclones 31-30 in Ames on Thursday night. The Longhorns were without quarterback David Ash due to injury. Case McCoy got the start and went 26 for 45 for 244 yards passing and two touchdowns (one rush).

Senior Jackson Jeffcoat sealed the Longhorns' victory with eight seconds left in the game after he intercepted the ball.

Johnathan Gray led Texas in rushing again with 89 yards on the ground and one touchdown.

The Longhorns will travel to the Cotton Bowl to take on Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry on Saturday. The game is scheduled for 11 p.m. CT and will be broadcast on ABC.

David Ash will not play on Saturday against the Sooners and is still out with injury. Tyrone Swoopes is expected to get first team reps again this week in practice.

The University Co-op announced on their Twitter account that the Longhorns and Sooners will both be wearing special gold-accented uniforms on Saturday. The uniforms will be based off the Golden Hat Trophy that goes to the winning team. The uniforms will have gold-trim outlining the numbers and special gold gloves and shoes.

Volleyball

The No. 4 Texas Volleyball team defeated the LSU Tigers 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-17) on Saturday afternoon in Baton Rouge. Haley Eckerman had a match-high 15 kills. Libero Sarah Palmer had 21 digs, while setter Chloe Collins had 38 assists. Eckerman finished with her fourth double-double of the season.

The Longhorns are now sitting with a 10-2 overall record and are 3-0 in the Big 12.

Texas will return home to Gregory Gym on Wednesday to host Texas Tech at 6 p.m. CT.

Soccer

The Texas Longhorns Women's Soccer team played two away matches over the weekend. The Longhorns defeated Kansas 1-0 on Sunday in Lawrence, Kan., and fell to West Virginia 2-1 in Morgantown, W. Va. on Friday.

Against Kansas, Texas found the back of the net in the 86th minute after Aaron Strawser scored her first career goal on a chip that went on Kansas goalkeeper Kaitlyn Stroud and into the back-left corner of the net.

Against West Virginia, Texas found themselves down 2-0 after the 46th minute. The Longhorns were able to get a goal back in the 50th minute from Lindsay Meyer's third goal of the season, but could not find the equalizer.

The Longhorns have a 9-4 record overall and are 3-1 in Big 12 play.

Softball

The Texas Longhorn Softball team defeated Temple College 6-0 on Friday night. Gabby Smith, Tiarra Davis, Holly Kern, and Lauren Slatten combined to toss a three-hit shutout.

Holley Kern and Stephanie Wong each had two-run doubles in the bottom of the third to put Texas up 4-0. Stephanie Ceo added an RBI-triple in the sixth inning, then later scored herself on an error later in the inning.

The Longhorn Softball team returns to action on Oct. 10th when they host St. Edward's University at 7 p.m. CT at Red McCombs Field. The game will be broadcast on the Longhorn Network.