Heather Hutyra

Class of 2004 

While at Western Hills, Heather participated in soccer and cross country.   Heather was a varsity soccer player all four years of high school, was a captain her junior and senior year, and was First team all-district and first team all-area.

Heather went on to play soccer at the University of North Texas where she took the North Texas soccer team to new heights during her time as one of the most decorated players in school history.

She finished her career as a three-time first-team all-conference selection. She was the 2004 Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year and helped lead North Texas to the NCAA Tournament and Sun Belt Conference Tournament title for the first time in school history, and set a single season freshman record with 83 shots, six goals and 17 points.

In 2005, Hutyra powered the Mean Green back to the NCAA Tournament for a second-straight season and was named the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year and first-team all-conference. She scored 20 goals that season and notched 47 points and was named the Sun Belt Conference Tournament MVP and to the All-Central Region team.

In 2006, she was named first-team all-conference for a third-straight season and to the all-region third-team with 13 goals and 31 points for the season.

In 2007, Hutyra tied for the team lead with 12 goals and was second with 32 points. She finished her career tied for second with 51 goals, third with 25 assists and second with 127 points.  where she won many accolades including Conference Freshman of the Year and Conference Player of the Year.

She was inducted into the UNT Hall of Fame in 2013.



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