Texas Tech women's soccer team climbed into a second place tie with Texas in the Big XII race by posting a 1-0 shutout over the Longhorns in Austin on Friday afternoon. Texas was previously unscored on in conference play but now Tech has beaten their rivals in back to back regular season matches in 2011 and 2012.
The Red Raiders are now 11-0 during the 2012 season when striking first in the match. Tech has also outscored its opponents 17-6 in the second half this season highlighting their team depth and conditioning. This was Tech's 4th shutout of the year and moved their record to 11-4 (3-2) with 3 remaining conference games left before the Big XII tournament.