Tulsa's Barrett Nets Two Goals in 3-0 Win Over FAU
Nov. 8, 2013
Boca Raton, Fla. -
Akeil Barrett netted two goals and Cristian Mata scored the game-winner to lead Tulsa to a 3-0 win over FAU on Friday night at the FAU Soccer Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. TU moved to 9-5-3 on the season and 4-3-2 in Conference USA, while the Owls fell to 6-7-2 overall and 1-7-1 in the league.
Cristian punched in a goal with just 8:56 off the clock off an assist from Abé Matamoros.
Barrett gave TU a two-goal cushion in the 39th minute off a pass from Byron Knowles-Ramirez, and then the duo combined again in the 64th minute for the Hurricane's third goal.
Cristian and Barrett both attempted two shots, while Bryce Follensbee, Omar Mata and Kyle Cumings each had one shot. Jake McGuire logged all 90 minutes between the posts and picked up three saves for his second shutout on the year.
Tulsa had a 7-6 lead in shots, including a 6-3 advantage in shots on goal, and a 5-0 lead in corner kicks.
The Golden Hurricane will return to action on Wednesday, November 13th in the first round of the Conference USA Championship. The bracket for the tournament will be announced at a later date.
Scoring Summary Tulsa 2 1 - 3 FAU 0 0 - 0
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