Farewell to Conference USA - Houston Soccer

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    121 - Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll members

    33 - All-Conference USA selections
    • 7 First-Team members
    • 15 Second-Team members
    • 11 Third-Team members

    18 - Conference USA Players of the Week

    16 - Conference USA All-Freshman Team selections

    7 - Conference USA All-Academic Team selections 4 - NSCAA All-Central Region Team members
    2 - Conference USA All-Tournament Team selections 1 - Conference USA Preseason Offensive Player of the Year
    1 - Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year
    • Laura Repp (1999)
    1 - Conference USA Coach of the Year

    1998 Season - Inaugural Season
    Record: 11-8-0 (8-2-0; 3rd in C-USA) | Head Coach: Chris Huston

    In their first season as a collegiate program, the Cougars finished 11-8-0 overall and 8-3-0 in conference play. After a frustrating start, Houston recorded their first-ever win in school history at No. 23 Marquette. The Cougars defeated the Golden Eagles 2-1. The team went on to win eight straight - seven against Conference USA members. The Cougars took an early leave from the postseason tournament with a 3-0 loss to Cincinnati. Goalkeeper Michaell Denomme' and teammate Fleceia Comeaux were named to the All-Conference USA Second- and Third-Team, respectively. Denomme' was also named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week for two straight weeks. This first-year team proved to everyone that winning involves a lot more than just the age of your program.

    2010 Season - The Best Season in Program History
    Record: 12-5-4 (6-2-3; 3rd in C-USA) | Head Coach:>Susan Bush

    The 2010 season marked the best season in program history and the biggest turnaround in the league. Under the direction of head coach>Susan Bush, the 2010 C-USA Coach of the Year, the Cougars went from 4-12-2 record in 2009 to a program-record 12-5-4 season. Houston advanced to the semifinals of the Conference USA Championship after shutting Marshall out, 3-0. The win against the Thundering Herd was the first Conference USA Championship win in 11 years. The Cougars had four student-athletes named to All-Conference USA teams. Senior>Lauri Byrne and sophomore>Katelyn Rhodes were named to the First-Team, while freshmen Danielle Munoz and>Cami Koski were Second-Team selections. Koski and Munoz, along with Jasmine Martinez were also named to the All-Freshman Team, the most selected in program history.

    2013 Season - Final Season in Conference USA
    Record: 7-9-3 (3-4-3; 8th in C-USA) | Head Coach: Chris Pfau

    In their final season in Conference USA and in Robertson Stadium, the Cougars finished the season 7-9-3 overall and 3-5-3 in conference play. This was the first season Houston made the postseason since 2010. In September, the Cougars shutout Arizona State, 1-0, off a penalty kick in the 87th minute. This meeting marked the first face off between the two teams and the first time the Cougars have faced a PAC-12 team. Goalkeeper>Cami Koski, a Second Team All-Conference USA selection, led the Cougars to seven regular-season wins with four shutouts. She posted her 15th shutout of her career against UTEP on Oct. 21, the most in program history.


     

     

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