Soccer home to play UC Riverside and UTSA this weekend

Can the Coogs continue their hot streak. Have a tough game against UC Riverside and a game they need to win against UTSA. Good tests.

Soccer Returns Home to Host Series
Cougars play host to UC Riverside and UTSA, Friday and Sunday

NATIONAL STAT LEADERS
Team Goals Against Average
7. Houston (0.24)
Individual Goals Against Average
10. Rachel Estopare (0.24)

OPPONENT PREVIEW
UC-Riverside (2-2-3) RPI: 64 in 2015
First meeting between the two programs. The Highlanders are coming off a shutout win over Akron, 4-0. UC-Riverside is 1-2-1 on the road this season.

UTSA (4-3) RPI: 278 in 2015
Series is tied 3-3-0
Last Meeting: Houston won 2-1 (Sept. 16, 2012)
Goals for: 8, Goals Against: 7

UC-Riverside was a tough match-up and shows that, while the Coogs have improved, they’ve still got some work to do to get up among the top programs in the country. Need to bounce back Sunday.

Cougars Fall 3-0 to UC Riverside
Rachel Estopare season high six saves in Houston’s first loss
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-soccer/recaps/091616aaa.html

_UP NEXT: _
The Cougars play host to UTSA at 7 p.m., Sunday. Sunday’s match is Hispanic Heritage Night, the first 100 UH fans will receive free ice cream and can receive autographs from the team post game.

Coogs get back to winning and shutout UTSA. We’ve also matched our win total from last year. However, Rachel Estopare (Goalie) was injured and may be out for awhile. They’ve ruled out a fractured neck and the hope is just a sever bruise of her neck.

Houston Soccer Shuts Out UTSA, 2-0
Almaguer and Bowen score to help Cougars win
http://www.uhcougars.com/sports/w-soccer/recaps/091816aac.html

Junior Vanessa Almaguer and sophomore Desiree Bowen scored to lead Houston Soccer to a 2-0 victory over UTSA on Sunday night at Carl Lewis Complex. With the win, the Cougars improved to 4-1-1 and grabbed their fourth shutout of the season.

_UP NEXT: _
The Cougars will have Senior Day at 7 p.m., Sept. 23 as they play host to New Mexico State. The Cougars will honor three seniors, Shayne Clewett, Tiffani Echeverria and Courtney Dudley.

Couple of postgame videos:

Highlights

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