No. 8 Soccer blanks North Texas, 3-0, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

No. 8 Soccer blanks North Texas, 3-0, advances to second round of NCAA Tournament

National three-seed Arkansas Soccer (17-3-2, 8-1-1) shutout North Texas (15-6-1, 7-2-1) on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Razorback Field, 3-0. The Razorbacks outshot the Mean Green by a 26-1 margin, with 10 of those shots finding the frame. Coming into tonight, North Texas was averaging 19.5 shots a game.

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Arkansas is ranked among the nation’s top 25 programs in the 2019-20 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup Final Fall Standings released on Thursday by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of America (NACDA).

Final Fall Directors' Cup Standings

Arkansas ranks among the nation’s top 10 programs in the 2019-20 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup Standings released on Thursday

Razorback Soccer made program history once again on Thursday, placing two players on the United Soccer Coaches All-America Third Team. Junior defender Haley Van Fossen and freshman forward Anna Podojil picked up the honors after being named to the All-Southeast Region First Team earlier in the week. 

Eighth-ranked Arkansas Soccer (17-4-2, 8-1-1) fell in the second round of the NCAA Tournament to the NC State Wolfpack (12-6-4, 4-2-4) on Thursday afternoon. It’s the second season in three years that the Razorbacks have fallen to NC State in the NCAA Tournament.

National three-seed Razorback Soccer (17-3-2, 8-1-1) heads to Provo to face NC State (11-6-4, 4-2-4) on Thursday, Nov. 21 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. First kick is slated for 4 p.m. CT. Arkansas and NC State are meeting for the second time in three seasons during postseason play.

National three-seed Arkansas Soccer (16-3-2, 8-1-1) will host the North Texas Mean Green (15-5-1, 7-2-1) at Razorback Field in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, Nov. 15, with first kick slated for 6:30 p.m. CT. The Razorbacks are making their fourth-straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament and sixth overall.

Sixth-ranked Arkansas Soccer added 10 members to the squad on Wednesday as part of National Signing Day, Razorback head coach Colby Hale announced. The new players come from five different states, including four from the state of Texas.

Sixth-ranked Arkansas Soccer (16-3-2, 8-1-1) was tabbed as a national three seed for the 2019 NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament, the NCAA committee announced on Monday afternoon. The three seed is the first and highest tournament seeding for the Razorbacks in program history.

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