February 10, 2016
Texas adds nine newcomers
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas Longhorns coach Angela Kelly announced nine additions, seven incoming freshmen and two transfers.
The signees include:
• forward Cydney Billups (Greenwood Village, Colo./Mountain Vista High School/Colorado Rush & Real Colorado), daughter of former NBA All-Star Chauncey Billups;
• goalkeeper Taylor Braun (Colleyville, Texas/transfer from the University of Kentucky/Dallas Texans Red);
• goalkeeper Paige Brown (Jackson, Mo./transfer from the University of Louisville/St. Louis Scott Gallagher);
• goalkeeper Nicole Curry (Dallas, Texas/The Episcopal School of Dallas/Dallas Sting ECNL 98);
• forward Kyra Falcone (San Antonio, Texas/Douglas MacArthur High School/Classics Elite 98 Premier);
• forward Cyera Hintzen (McKinney, Texas/Sachse High School/Dallas Sting ECNL 98);
• defender Emily Martin (Las Vegas, Nev./Bishop Gorman High School/Heat FC ECNL 98);
• defender Atu Mshana (Garland, Texas/Bishop Lynch High School/Dallas Texans ECNL);
• forward Tecora Turner (Memphis, Tenn./St. Agnes Academy/98 Lady Lobos Rush Premier & FC Alliance 98).
"There is a tremendous amount of excitement centered around our 2016 signees," Kelly said. "We are adding prolific goal-scorers, play-makers, defenders and goalkeepers that have all had numerous experiences at high levels. This class certainly gives us versatility with our system of play and more depth all over the field. Not to mention a commitment to dominate and compete both on the field and in the classroom."