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Ray  Saari
25   Ray Saari

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Oak Park

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 148

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
2L


11/13/2014

Six Tulsa Men's Soccer Players Earn American Athletic Conference Accolades

Bourgeois selected to First Team All-Conference

11/05/2014

Get to Know Tony Rocha, Ray Saari and Aymar Sigue - Part 3

A behind-the-scenes look at the men's soccer trio

10/30/2014

Get to Know Tony Rocha, Ray Saari and Aymar Sigue - Part 2

A behind-the-scenes look at the men's soccer trio

10/07/2014

Tulsa's Saari Named to Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week

Saari had three goals last week

TULSA – A two-year letterwinner . . . has started in 21 of 34 games played . . . has six goals and four assists for 16 points.

SOPHOMORE (2014) – Started in 17 of 19 games . . . scored a team-best six goals and had two assists for 14 points . . . tallied two goals against Cincinnati, and one each against Oral Roberts, Missouri State, USF and UCF . . . had game-winning goals against Missouri State and Cincinnati . . . picked up assists vs. Oral Roberts and Memphis . . . attempted 33 shots, 20 of which were on goal . . . ranked fifth in game-winners, sixth in goals and ninth in points in The American . . . was tabbed to The American all-conference second team . . . was selected to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week on Oct. 7 . . . was named TU’s “Man of the Match” against Creighton, Missouri State and Cincinnati.

FRESHMAN (2013) – Started in four of 15 games played . . . picked up an assist against Drake and Valparaiso . . . attempted 10 shots, six of which were on goal.

PRIOR TO TULSA – Was a four-year letterwinner at Oak Park High School, leading his team to 63 wins . . . helped OPHS advance to the district finals as a junior, and to third-place district finishes as a sophomore and senior . . . concluded his high school career with 78 goals and 68 assists . . . was a four-time all-district and all-conference selection, a three-time Conference Player of the Year, a three-time all-state performer, and a two-time all-Western Region selection . . . was the 2012 Missouri State Offensive Player of the Year, the 2012 Kansas City Star All-Metro Player of the Year and a 2012 High School All-America honoree . . . played club soccer for Billygoat FC, where he led his team to back-to-back state runner-up performances in 2011 and 2012, and to the 2012 Midwest Region League Championship . . . played for the Missouri State ODP Team from 2009-12 and the Region II ODP Team from 2010-12 . . . was tabbed to the Winter Regional Tournament All-Star Team and was named as the 2012 ODP Regional Tournament Golden Ball winner.

PERSONAL – A communication major . . . born April 18, 1995 . . . son of John and Jane Saari.

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