Cristian Mata named Preseason Offensive Player of the Year for Conference USA
Golden Hurricane to face winner of UCLA-San Diego next Sunday
Hurricane to face top-seeded SMU on Sunday at 1:00 pm
November 5, 2012: Issue #12
Cristian Mata and Omar Mata both tally goals
TULSA - A two-year letterwinner . . . has started in 23 of 31 games played . . . has three goals and nine assists for 15 points.
SOPHOMORE (2012) - Started in 23 of 31 games . . . picked up four assists against Oakland and one against UAB . . . attempted 30 shots, 14 of which were on goal . . . was tabbed to the College Sports Madness All-C-USA second team . . . was selected as TU's "Man of the Match" against Oakland and Memphis.
FRESHMAN (2011) - Started in eight of 11 games played . . . tallied three goals and four assists for 10 points . . . attempted 23 shots, 11 of which were on goal . . . scored two goals, one of which was the game-winner, and picked up an assist against Dartmouth . . . also scored a goal against FIU, and added assists against South Carolina, SMU and Marshall . . . was tabbed to the C-USA All-Freshman Team . . . was selected as TU's "Man of the Match" against Dartmouth and FIU.
PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a four-year letterwinner at Madison Central High School . . . scored 44 goals and had 51 assists for 139 career points, while helping MCHS post a four-year 66-15-11 mark . . . was selected to the Mississippi Association of Coaches All-Star Team as a senior, and earned MAC second-team honors as a sophomore and junior . . . played club soccer for the Chicago Fire.
PERSONAL - An exercise and sports science major . . . born October 18, 1992 . . . son of Ed and Susan Roberson.
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