DENTON (8/27/04) The North Texas women’s soccer team cruised past the alumni in the final tune-up before the regular season with a 7-3 win at the Mean Green Soccer Complex. Sophomore’s Kristen Campbell and Jamie Yates both had two goals apiece for North Texas as the Mean Green out shot the alumni 50-14.
Campbell started the scoring with a goal in the ninth minute of play off a pass from senior defender Krista Georgas. Yates made it 2-0 with her first goal of the night three minutes later off a rebound from the right side of the goal.
Current North Texas assistant coach and alumni Michelle Lenard scored the first goal of the night for the alumni in the 25th minute with a header off a corner kick to make it 2-1.
The Mean Green scored once more before the break when Yates tallied her second goal of the evening in the 43rd minute.
Kristen Campbell scored her second goal of the contest in the 55th minute off a feed from freshman Dani Slavonic to extend the North Texas lead to 4-1. Angela Hawkins made it 5-1 in the 68th minute with her first goal of the game and Jennifer Smith scored five minutes later to give the Mean Green a 6-2 lead. Georgas closed out the scoring for North Texas with the best shot of the night off a feed from freshman Heather Hutyra. Georgas slipped past the defense and fired a shot that just grazed the bottom of the cross bar before going in.
Junior goalkeeper Briana Buchanan played the first half and allowed only one goal while freshman Kandice Ellis played the second half and made four saves.
North Texas begins the 2004 season on Sunday August 29 at home against the Houston Cougars.