North Texas Pounds Arkansas State 8-0 For Seventh Straight Win

DENTON, Tex. (10/13/06) Not even Friday the 13th can stop them. The North Texas women’s soccer team crushed Arkansas State 8-0 for its seventh straight win at the North Texas Soccer Field. The Mean Green (11-2-2, 7-0) extends its unbeaten streak to 10 straight games and its unbeaten streak at home to 21 straight games without a loss.


The eight goals notched by the Mean Green is a season-high and are the most in a game since scoring 10 goals against Arkansas State (1-13-1, 1-6) in 2003.


North Texas dominated the game from onset as the trio of Heather Hutyra, Dani Slavonic, and Tiffany Adams notched two goals apiece. Hutyra had six points and 12 shot on the night, which is tied for the second most shots in school history.


Juett tied for the second most assists in school history with three, all of which came in the first half.


Slavonic scored the first two goals of the night for North Texas. The first goal came in the 8th minute of play and her second in the 20th minute to give the Mean Green a 2-0 lead.


Juett notched her only goal of the night in the 24th minute of play making it 3-0 North Texas. Adams tallied her first of the night in the 40th minute of play on a header from a corner kick by Juett.


Up 4-0, the Mean Green poured it on the second half as Hutyra scored the next two, first in the 50th minute on a breakaway and again the 63rd minute on another breakaway. Both of her goals were setup by perfect passes from senior Kristen Campbell to set Hutyra free.


Adams scored her second goal of the night in the 72nd minute on a deflection in the box set up by Hutyra.


The night of offense finally came to an end for North Texas as sophomore Brittany Cleveland scored her first goal of the year in the 87th minute of play.


North Texas outshot the Indians 37-4 as goalkeepers Kandice Ellis and Melaine Peterson combined for the seventh shutout of the year for the Mean Green.


North Texas continues its homestand on Sunday with a match against Arkansas-Little Rock at 1 p.m.



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