Hardin-Simmons takes ASC streak to 150, remain unbeaten since 2000
ABILENE, Texas -- Hardin-Simmon's 12-0 victory against Schreiner on Friday marked the team's 150th consecutive game without a loss in the American Southwest Conference dating back to Sept. 4, 2000. The streak is rarely talked about, but everyone involved knows about it. It is seldom mentioned publically, but it has served as an internal self-motivator for more than 13 years now. Around Hardin-Simmons' campus it is simply known as "The Streak".
|Outscoring opponents: 954-27|
|Ties: 2001 (0-0), 2006 (2-2), 2008 (0-0)|
|Most goals allowed: 2 (three times)|
|Minutes trailing: 62:46|
|Time Trailing in Second Half: 11 seconds|
|First-half goals allowed: 9|
During the historical run, HSU has a record of 147-0-3. All three ties have come against rival Texas-Dallas.
HSU has outscored its opponents 954-27 during the streak. That is basically allowing two goals per year for the entirety of the 4,408-day streak. The Cowgirls have recorded a shutout in 128 of the games.
The most goals the Cowgirls have allowed in that span is two, with that happening just three times.
The streak has lasted almost 13,500 minutes of game time as HSU has trailed just 62:46 during the streak. The Cowgirls have allowed only nine goals in the first half in the 150 games.
The run has been in jeopardy just five times: the three ties with UTD, the 2005 "11-second" game against UTD and the 2010 overtime win against Texas-Tyler.
"We have had our three best goalkeepers Rachel Goold, Christi Carr and Rebecca Roth all step up and really preserve the streak on those occasions," HSU head coach Marcus Wood said. "Our team has always found a way to get it done and that is a testament to the character of the girls."
In the second half of those 150 games, the Cowgirls have been behind by a grand total of 11 seconds. The streak has covered a period of approximately 380,851,200 seconds.