Tulsa Men's Soccer Team Drops 2-1 Decision to 17th-ranked UAB
Nov. 4, 2011
Tulsa, Oklahoma -
The Tulsa men's soccer team concluded the 2011 campaign with a 2-1 loss to 17th-ranked UAB on Friday night at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium. TU posted a 5-12 record on the season and was 1-7 in Conference USA, while UAB is now 12-3-3 overall and 6-1-1 in the league.
The first 56 minutes ticked off the clock scoreless, but Kofi Gyawu headed in a ball that was kicked into the box by Moses Adeniran to put the Blazers on the board. Just a couple minutes later Corey Albertson dribbled across the top of the box and then drilled in a goal from the left side to tie the game.
With under two minutes remaining in regulation, Babayele Sodade found the back of the net as he punched in a corner kick taken by Chase Wickham for the game-winner.
Tony Rocha led the Hurricane attack with six shots, while Omar Mata added three attempts, and Albertson and Quinn Starker each had two shots. Mason Gist played the first 25:08 in goal and had two saves, while Cody Mumma logged the final 64:52 between the posts.
Tulsa had an 18-10 lead in shots, but UAB had a 4-3 lead in shots on goal, and both teams had seven corner kicks.
Scoring Summary Tulsa 0 1 - 1 UAB 0 2 - 2
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