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A Look Back: 2012 The Moments - No. 2

Texas Tech hosted the first round of the NCAA Tournament in 2012.

No. 3 - Tech Blanks OSU in FOX Soccer Game of the Week
No. 4 - Red Raiders Advance to Big 12 Semifinals
No. 5 - Tech Stuns No. 20 Long Beach State

Aug. 1, 2013

In a special weeklong series we take a look back at the top-five moments from the historic 2012 Texas Tech soccer season. The Red Raiders made unprecedented leaps last year, advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament and breaking the school record for wins. This week, we reflect on the individual moments that made the 2012 season one to remember.

Texas Tech opens the 2013 season Aug. 23 at New Mexico and hosts its home opener Aug. 25 against Colorado State.

No. 3 - Welcome to the NCAA Tournament

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Nov. 5, 2012

LUBBOCK, Texas - It wasn't long after Tech returned from the Big 12 Tournament that the program made history yet again.

Inside a jubilant meeting room at the John Walker Soccer Complex, the squad held an official watching party and erupted in celebration when the Red Raiders were announced as a host for the first round of the NCAA Championships against North Texas.

The Red Raiders, already with a school record 15 victories on the season, would return to their home pitch five days later in the program's NCAA Championships debut.

Tech ended the regular season with four selections to the All-Big 12 First Team and the Big 12 Rookie of the Year.

Relive the Red Raiders' selection to the 2012 NCAA Tournament with our full recap in the link above and stay tuned as we reflect on each of the top-five moments from last season right here at



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