Cristian Mata named Preseason Offensive Player of the Year for Conference USA
Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
Game time set for 5:00 pm on Sunday, Nov. 25th
Golden Hurricane to face winner of UCLA-San Diego next Sunday
Game time set for 5:00 pm Central in Florida
TULSA - Was a two-year letterwinner . . . started in13 of 41 career games . . . had 12 goals and four assists for 28 points.
SOPHOMORE (2013) - Started in eight of 20 games . . . had three goals and one assist for seven points . . . scored a goal against Drake and FIU, and the game-winning goal against Ohio State . . . his assist came against South Carolina . . . attempted 28 shots, 11 of which were on goal . . . was named as TU's "Man of the Match" against Maryland.
FRESHMAN (2012) - Started in five of 21 games . . . ranked second on the team with nine goals and 21 points . . . scored two goals in his first collegiate contest against UMKC . . . scored the game-winning goal against New Mexico . . . also tallied goals against Oakland, South Carolina, Nebraska Omaha, Memphis, UCF and SMU . . . picked up assists against Loyola Marymount, Creighton and Nebraska Omaha . . . attempted 50 shots, 19 of which were on goal . . . was selected as the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 4 . . . was tabbed to the C-USA All-Freshman team . . . was named to the College Sports Madness All-C-USA second team . . . was the CSM C-USA Player of the Week and was tabbed to the Soccer America Team of the Week on Sept. 4 . . . was named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week on Aug. 27 . . . was selected to the TDS Top-100 Freshman List and finished the season ranked at No. 38 . . . was named to the Hurricane Classic All-Tournament team . . . was TU's "Man of the Match" against New Mexico, Nebraska Omaha and Memphis.
PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a four-year letterwinner at Dr. Phillips High School . . . scored 73 goals and picked up 26 assists for 172 career points . . . was selected as the Orlando Sentinel Player of the Week twice in his career . . . also earned letters in track and field and football.
PERSONAL - A marketing major . . . born January 6, 1993 . . . son of Bruce and Kathy Follensbee . . . was named to Tulsa's Athletic Director's Honor Roll and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll as a freshman.
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