On Wednesday, Texas celebrated the addition of nine soccer players to its athletic department.
Forward Emily Strouphauer, who attends nearby Cedar Ridge, and forward Amber Steans, a Boston College transfer who hails from San Antonio, were among the seven Texans inked by the Longhorns on Signing Day. California goalkeeper Savannah Madden and Washington native Natalie Weidenbach also signed with Texas.
Texas went 8-9-1 and missed the Big 12 tournament in 2016. However, all but four of the Longhorns’ 28 goals were scored by non-seniors.
— TexasSoccer (@TexasSoccer) February 2, 2017
Madden and Celina forward Haley Berg, who has been a Texas commit longer than she’s been a high school student, are both four-star prospects according to Top Drawer Soccer. Another name that might interest Texas fans is Prestonwood Christian outside back Madison Dorsett.
Dorsett is the daughter of Hall of Fame running back Tony Dorsett, who is the second-leading rusher in the history of the Dallas Cowboys. Who is the only Cowboy with more rushing yards than Dorsett? That would be Emmitt Smith, who watched as his daughter, Rheagen, signed with Texas A&M’s soccer program on Wednesday.
— Tony Dorsett (@Tony_Dorsett) February 1, 2017
— Emmitt Smith (@EmmittSmith22) February 1, 2017