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Soccer tops Detroit, 3-1, to pull ahead of .500 mark

Sophomore forward Alexa Adams scored an insurance goal in the Texas soccer team's 3-1 victory over Detroit (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Sophomore forward Alexa Adams scored an insurance goal in the Texas soccer team's 3-1 victory over Detroit (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Lansdale

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas soccer team got goals from sophomores Katie Glenn and Alexa Adams, but it was a measure of good fortune that gave the Longhorns the decisive score in a 3-1 victory over Detroit at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin.

Glenn put Texas ahead, 1-0, when she headed in an assist from Julia Dyche in the final second of the first half.

“We had 10 or so seconds left, and there's never really too little time to score,” Glenn said. “She (Dyche) just served it up, and I just tried to get something on it.”

Texas head coach Angela Kelly said Glenn's goal