Bobcat Soccer Complex
Home of the Kat Conner Soccer Academy
The Bobcat soccer complex features two championship soccer fields, a full-service track, concession stand, equipment room, restrooms, locker rooms weight room, changing area, showers and satellite training room and a 500 seat grandstand. Located on the north end of campus this facility is placed perfectly next to a major entrance into campus.
In 1999, Head coach Kat Conner was given the opportunity to build a womens soccer program at Texas State. She has not only built a program, but created a legacy. In her 17 seasons as the leader of the Bobcats, Conner has won a combined four championships, five conference tournaments, and has led Texas State to the NCAA Tournament five times. Conner enters 2016 with a career record of 179-143-23.
In addition to coaching at Texas State, Conner has been involved with developing Texas youth soccer. She has been a member of the coaching staff for the Region III Olympic Development Program and served as the coach for the South Texas U16 team.
Collegiately, Conner was a member of the 2011 NCAA Central Ranking Committee during the season. She was the chairman of the NSCAA Central Ranking Committee in 2011 after serving on it since 2009.
From 2004-07, Conner was appointed to the NCAA soccer rules committee by both the Southland Conference and the NCAA. Conner holds a USSF “A” license as well as a U.S. Soccer Goalkeeping license and NSCAA Premier License.
Regarded as the MVP down the stretch for Texas State in its 2011 Southland Conference Championship run, Lauren Frazier is in her second season as an assistant coach for the Bobcats. Frazier primarily works with the goalkeepers, the position where she earned SLC Tournament MVP honors in 2011.
During her two years at Texas State as a player, Frazier put up some of the most impressive career numbers the program has seen. She ranks second in goals against average at 0.95, third in shutouts with 11.5 and fourth in saves with 116. Frazier led the Bobcats to the conference championship as evidenced by her 12-5 record. That is good for second all-time in a single season at Texas State.
In 2010 her goals against average of 0.93 ranked fourth, surpassed by her 2011 season which saw her allow just 0.93 goals per game. Her 2011 season numbers was helped greatly by her 7.5 shutouts, which ranks third all-time.
In 2010, Frazier was named Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year, earning Second-Team All-SLC honors. The team was 9-7-0 in 17 starts.