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The HT Lady Rams will host spring tryouts for graduating HS Seniors, at our spring training field sessions, Tuesdays and Thursdays from February 2nd until at least March 31st. If you wish to tryout, please contact Head Coach Rob Ferguson at to discuss and schedule. Note: A player can only attend two tryout events at Huston Tillotson, maximum, and they can not affect your HS attendance.


November, 2015... Katia Castellanos was named in the RRAC Post Season All Tournament Team, Cristina Montealvo was named in the RRAC All Conference 1st XI, Kimberlin Palacios was named in the RRAC All Conference 2nd XI and Susan Diaz was awarded the RRAC Champions of Character Award. Congratulations ladies.


The HT Lady Rams secured a spot in the RRAC Tournament Tuesday with a 2-1 win over LSU Alexandria. The Lady Rams went ahead in the 40th minute when Katia Castellanos picked up the ball on the half way line and found Cristina Montealvo in space, Montalvo took the ball in stride and as LSUA backed off struck a rasping left footed drive in to the top corner from 35 yards out. It was the least the home side deserved after a dominant first half display which saw Amalia Ruiz and Kimberlin Palacios both go close to breaking the deadlock.
LSUA came out fighting in the second half, having adjusted to a 3-5-2 formation during the interval, pegging the Lady Rams back for the first 10 minutes of the half with good energy and limiting space in the middle 1/3.
However the more LSU pressed for the equalizer the more things started to open up for HT on the counter attack and Palacios, Ruiz, Castellanos and Loyola all posed significant threats before the game winning goal came in the 65th minute. Castellanos again combined with Montalvo to release Palacios wide right, Palacios jinked past her marker before serving an excellent ball in to the box, which was met by the advancing Morgan Seeliger who rocketed her header in to the far bottom corner.
The Rams back four was excellently marshaled by Victoria Elizalde, who won everything in the air and on the ground all afternoon, continuing her, and the teams, excellent form from Saturdays 0-0 double overtime tie at top seeded St. Thomas.
LSU did pull one back in the 87th minute, but HT held on for a well deserved win and advanced to the RRAC Tournament for the third consecutive year, despite playing all year with between 10 and 13 fit players.



We are looking to add high level soccer players with experience at the NL, PL, SCL levels of play, and/or Jr. College experience. Importantly, we are looking to recruit individuals who are motivated to succeed in the classroom, on the field, and in the HT Community. If you are interested and you meet the Huston-Tillotson University academic requirements, please contact Rob Ferguson, Head Coach, at


Women's soccer home field for the Fall 2014 season will be Onion Creek Fields (AMSA Fields): 5600 East William Cannon, Austin TX 78744. HT will play on field #4
Lady Rams Sign Benitez, Marin, Ruiz, Rodriguez

Tuesday, Jul 07

Huston Tillotson Women’s Soccer Team are excited to announce the signings of Yessica Benitez, Amalia Ruiz, Marisa Marin and Ariana Rodriguez to the Fall 2015 roster.    ‘The four signings represent a strengthening of our roster in all four areas’, commented Head Coach Rob Ferguson. Read More »

Tuesday, Apr 07

Congratulations on a fantastic season as top contenders and Coach of the Year Andrew Tunnicliffe. 2014 RRAC Women’s Soccer All-Conference TeamNovember 13, 2014 WACO, Texas — Following are the members of the 2014 Red River Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Conference Team and postseason award-winners as Read More »

Lady Rams Defeat St Thomas!

Friday, Oct 24

HT LADY RAMS 2-1 ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY (RRAC) This was an eagerly awaited match with two strong teams battling to make the RRAC Play-Offs this season. It was the Lady Rams who took the early initiative by dominating the midfield and occupying the ST backline Read More »

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Rob Ferguson, Head Coach – BIO

Early in 2014, Huston-Tillotson University Men’s Soccer hired Rob Ferguson as the new Head Coach, tasked with re-building the program and taking it to the next level, on and off the field. In July of 2015, Rob was appointed to the position of Head Coach of the Lady Rams, also. 
Rob originates from Huddersfield, England. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Sports Studies and Business Management from the University of Manchester. Rob holds the USSF ‘A’ Coaching License, the USSF National Youth License and the NSCAA GK Diploma. 
Rob was the Executive Director of Business for Lonestar Soccer Club from 2008 until 2015; one of the largest and most successful youth soccer clubs in the country. At Lonestar, Rob has coached the Lonestar 96B Red, 93G Red, 94G Red and 95G Red, and advanced the 95G Red to the USYSNC Region III Championships in June 2013 and 2014. Rob was instrumental in shaping, developing delivering success to Lonestar SC, both on and off the soccer field. 
Prior to joining Lonestar SC, Rob was a Head Coach with Albion Hurricanes FC in Houston. Prior to his time in Houston Rob worked as Director of Coaching for FC Arsenal for three years in Bastrop, TX, and as a Regional Manager in the Pacific Northwest, based in Seattle for Britannia Soccer/ProExcel.
Rob lives in Austin with his Fiancé, Kelsey and their two dogs, Bonsai and Charlie.