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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Trent Dupy
Trent Dupy

Oct. 9, 2012


Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

(October 9, 2012 . . . Issue #8)

Student-Athlete of the Week

Week of October 2 - October 8

Senior center Trent Dupy (Football) has maintained a 3.186 grade point average in exercise and sports science. Dupy, a native of Enid, Okla., helped pave the way for the Tulsa rushing attack to achieve 250 yards of rushing against Marshall in a 45-38 victory last Saturday. A three-year starter, Dupy has started 41 of 43 contests during his TU career and was named to the Rimington Award Preseason Watch List for the second straight year.

Last Week's Results

FOOTBALL (5-1, 3-0 C-USA)

Defeated Marshall 45-38 (Tulsa scored with 8:25 remaining on Cody Green's four-yard pass to Jordan James, and the defense made some crucial stops in the fourth quarter, as the Golden Hurricane defeated Marshall, 45-38 in Huntington, W. Va. Alex Singleton rushed for three touchdowns and 94 yards, while Trey Watts rushed 18 times for 111 yards. Watts also totaled 144 yards on kickoff returns, including a 95-yarder for a touchdown. Cornerback Dwight Dobbins picked up a fumble and ran 11 yards for a score, while Lowell Rose tallied an interception and had a crucial pass breakup on a Marshall fourth down attempt in the end zone. With the victory, Tulsa won its seventh straight C-USA road contest.


Placed Third At David Toms Intercollegiate (The Tulsa men's golf team finished in third place at the David Toms Intercollegiate in Baton Rouge, La., with a score of 911 during the 54-hole tournament. Tulsa's Matt Mabrey placed fifth in the individual race with an eight-over par 224 total after carding a final round 77. Chris Worrell and Logan McCracken tied for 13th place with 228 totals.)

No. 20 MEN'S SOCCER (8-4, 2-1 C-USA)

Lost to No. 25 SMU 1-0 (The Golden Hurricane dropped a 1-0 decision to 25th-ranked SMU on Wednesday night in Dallas, Texas. Stephen Roberson had a team-leading four shots, while Akeil Barrett and Cristian Mata each had three shots, and Omar Mata and Tony Rocha had two attempts for TU. Mark Pais logged all 90 minutes in goal and picked up one save. The Golden Hurricane had a 16-7 lead in shots, including a 5-2 advantage for shots on goal, and a 3-1 lead in corner kicks.)

Won against Nebraska Omaha 5-2 (Five players scored goals for the 20th-ranked Tulsa men's soccer team to lead the Golden Hurricane to a 5-2 win over Nebraska Omaha on Monday night. Cristian Mata, Bryce Follensbee, Tony Rocha, Omar Mata and Jon Wright all found the back of the net for the Hurricane, who maintained a 25-8 lead in shots, including a 13-5 advantage in shots on goal.)

WOMEN'S SOCCER (6-4-2, 0-1-1 C-USA)

Lost to No. 8 UCF 2-0 (Tulsa dropped a 2-0 decision to UCF on Friday night in Orlando, Fla. The Knights had a 17-4 lead in shots, including 11 shots on goal, and a 3-2 lead in corner kicks. Hayley Harryman logged all 90 minutes in goal and recorded nine saves.)

Defeated Southern Miss 3-2 (Tulsa recorded a 3-2 win over Southern Miss on Sunday afternoon in Hattiesburg, Miss. The victory gave Head Coach Kyle Cussen his 150th career victory and his 40th win at Tulsa. Camille Pelley put Tulsa on the board at the 29:15 mark, while Raven Tatum scored her first collegiate goal to give TU a 2-0 lead with 30 minutes left in the match. After a Golden Eagles goal, Lindsay Kirch scored in the 77th minute to give the Hurricane a 3-1 lead. Tulsa had a 16-11 lead in shots, including an 8-4 advantage in shots on goal. )


Competed at ITA All-American Championship (Japie De Klerk advanced to the quarterfinals of the ITA All-American Championships held at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center last week. De Klerk defeated the No. 17, No. 26 and No. 43 players in the nation before falling to No. 10 KU Singh of Georgia 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (7-5) match. Grant Ive and Tristan Jackson competed in the doubles main draw at the tournament, while Alejandro Espejo and Matt Kirby competed in the qualifying of the prestigious tournament.)


Competed at Razorback Classic (Junior Michelle Farley won the singles title to highlight action for the Tulsa women's tennis team at the Razorback Classic. In the finals, Farley rallied to defeat Yang Pang of Arkansas 4-6, 6-1, 6-4, to win the singles title. Farley went a perfect 3-0 during the weekend in singles play. In doubles play, Farley teamed up with Saana Saartenien to go 3-0 and the tandem of Samantha Vickers and Isaura Enrique also went 3-0.)


Defeated Southern Miss 3-1 (21-25, 25-19, 25-8, 25-14) ( Senior outside hitter Tyler Henderson slammed 22 kills, while senior libero Jessica Adams tallied 29 digs to power the Tulsa volleyball team to a four-set victory at Southern Miss Friday evening. Along with 22 kills, Henderson added two service aces, three blocks and held an attack clip of .425. With her 25.5 points, she claimed the top spot in conference history for = career points with 2,382. Adams also moved up to fourth-place in Conference USA history in career digs.)

Fell to UCF 3-1 (22-25, 25-19, 24-26, 26-28) (Tulsa lost a 3-1 decision to Southern Miss on Sunday in Orlando, Fla. TU hit .233 with 68 kills in the match, while the Knights held an attack percentage of .220 and tallied 50 kills. Tyler Henderson tallied 20 kills, including nine in the fourth set, while Kellie Culbertson recorded her 13th double-double of the season with 14 kills and 18 digs. Ashley Hooper collected 14 kills and five blocks.)

Upcoming Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 11       Football           UTEP* (FSN)                    Chapman Stadium           7:00 pm


Friday, Oct. 12           Volleyball         UTEP*                              Reynolds Center              6:00 pm

                                 W. Soccer         at Marshall*                       Huntington, W.Va.             6:00 pm


Saturday, Oct. 13       M. Soccer          at Memphis*                      Memphis, Tenn.                 7:00 pm

                                 Softball             at Oklahoma State             Stillwater, Okla.                 TBA

                                 Softball             vs. Wichita State               Stillwater, Okla.                 TBA

                                 M. Golf              at Rod Myers Invitational    Durham, N.C.                   All Day

                                 Cross Country   at Pre-Nationals                 Louisville, Ky.                   All Day


Sunday, Oct. 14         Volleyball         Tulane*                            Reynolds Center              1:00 pm

                                 W. Soccer         at East Carolina*               Greenville, N.C.                12 noon

                                 M. Golf              at Rod Myers Invitational    Durham, N.C.                   All Day


Monday, Oct. 15         W. Golf             at Maxwell Invitational        Norman, Okla.                   All Day


Tuesday, Oct. 16        M. Soccer          at UAB*                            Birmingham, Ala.               7:00 pm

                                 W. Golf             at Maxwell Invitational        Norman, Okla.                   All Day


Wednesday, Oct. 17   W. Golf             at Maxwell Invitational        Norman, Okla.                   All Day


Thursday, Oct. 18       W. Tennis         ITA Regional                    Case Tennis Center          All Day


Friday, Oct. 19           W. Soccer         Memphis*                        Hurricane Stadium           7:00 pm

                                 W. Tennis         ITA Regional                    Case Tennis Center          All Day

                                 Volleyball           at SMU*                           Dallas, Texas                    7:00 pm         


Saturday, Oct. 20       Rowing            vs. Kansas                       Catoosa, Okla.                 8:00 am

                                 Football           Rice* (Homecoming) (FSN)                                      Chapman Stadium     2:30 pm

                                 W. Tennis         ITA Regional                    Case Tennis Center          All Day


Sunday, Oct. 21         M. Soccer         UCF*                               Hurricane Stadium           11:30 am

                                 W. Soccer         UAB*                               Hurricane Stadium           2:00 pm

                                 W. Tennis         ITA Regional                    Case Tennis Center          All Day

* = Conference USA event

Tulsa Student-Athlete of the Week Winners

August 20 - Katie Bykowski (Women's Soccer)

August 27 - Claire Nicholson (Women's Soccer)

September 4 - Jessica Adams (Women's Volleyball)

September 11 - Derrick Luetjen (Football)

September 18 - Sarah Macpherson (Cross Country)

September 24 - Mark Pais (Men's Soccer)

October 1 - Chris O'Hare (Cross Country)

October 8 - Trent Dupy (Football)