DENTON, Tex. (9/16/07) Two goals less than one minute apart in the second half awoke the North Texas women’s soccer team en route to a 4-0 win over Grambling State from the North Texas Soccer Field. After a scoreless first half of play, the Mean Green exploded for four second half goals to pull away from the Tigers.
North Texas, already off to the best start in school history, improves to a perfect 6-0 on the year.
Heather Hutyra started things off for the Mean Green in the 53rd minute with the first goal of the match. Hutyra got behind the Grambling State defense after a perfect pass that was headed by Kendall Juett to spring her.
57 seconds later it was 2-0 North Texas when Brittany Cleveland notched her team leading seventh goal of the year. Cleveland knocked home a rebound after Dani Slovanic’s intial shot hit the crossbar.
Juett extended the North Texas lead to 3-0 in the 58th minute of play when Katy Booth found her on the left side of the Grambling defense alone for the goal.
Slavonic capped off the four-goal second half for North Texas with her first of the season. Slavonic received a perfect feed from Booth, who had two assists for the game, and drilled it into the left side of the Tigers net.
The Mean Green outshot the Tigers 31-4 for the game. Goalkeeper Kandice Ellis faced four shots and notched her 14th career shutout.
North Texas takes its unbeaten record on the road next week for its biggest test of the season. The Mean Green faces Oklahoma Friday on the road followed up by a match against Long Beach State on Sunday.