Soccer to Take On Incarnate Word (W 3-1) and CSUN (L 2-1)


  • UIW is entering its second season under Head Coach Emma Wright-Cates.
  • The Cardinals closed out their 2018 slate with a 3-12-1 overall record, including a 3-7-1 finish in Southland Conference play.
  • UIW returns 14 members of its 2018 squad, and welcomes eight newcomers this season.


  • CSUN is entering its 14th season under Head Coach Keith West.
  • The Matadors finished out their 2018 season with a 6-9-1 overall record, including a 2-6-0 finish in Big West Conference play.
  • CSUN returns 18 letterwinners, including six starters, and welcomes 11 newcomers to the 2019-20 team.


  • Aug. 30 - “Youth Jersey Night”
    • Fans ages 12 and under who wear their youth soccer jersey will receive free admission.
  • Sep. 1 - “Kids Day”
    • Fans ages 12 and under will receive free admission. Inflatables, Bounce House, etc. at the Carl Lewis Complex.


Coogs are liking these 3-0 scores so far this season:


** The Cougars would score every goal in the second half of the match.*
** Reid Morrison would connect with a pass from Desiree Bowen to get Houston on the board with the first goal of the match.*
** Madison Gear would find a pass from Natalie Anderson to notch the second goal of the match in the 60th minute.*
** The final goal of the game would be scored in the 84th minute off of a header by Morgan Goode, following a pass from Mia Brascia.*
** UIW would get on the board in the 85th minute after scoring off of a penalty kick.*
** Koral Hughes played every minute in-goal for the Cougars, posting three saves.*
** The Cougars outshot the Cardinals, 18-9.*


** Houston improves to 2-1-0 on the season and perfect at home.*
** This marks the third consecutive home opening win for Bocanegra in his tenure at Houston.*
** The Cougars own the all-time series with UIW, 3-0-0.*

By the way, interesting that CSUN (A California public school) is able to travel to play us here. Guess they got a waiver from the California travel ban.


** The Matadors would get on the board with an early goal inside the third minute.*
** CSUN would score inside the 29th minute when the Matadors found a quick breakaway.*
** Houston would notch its goal of the match inside the 42nd minute when Reid Morrison scored off of a header, assisted by Mia Brascia.*
** Samantha Cude played every minute in-goal for the Cougars, posting six saves.*
** The Cougars tied with the Cardinals for shots, 10-10.*
** Four newcomers saw action in Sunday’s match for Houston.*