Tulsa Men's Soccer Team Faces Six Teams Ranked in NSCAA Preseason Poll
Aug. 9, 2012
Tulsa, Oklahoma -The Tulsa men's soccer team will face six teams ranked in the top-25 of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Preseason Poll, including four of the top-six rated opponents.
"The combination of our non-conference schedule and the fact that our league was rated as the third-best in the nation last year will provide us with a challenging and exciting season," Head Coach Tom McIntosh said. "We are looking forward to playing some great teams and bringing high-quality soccer to Tulsa that our fans can enjoy."
The Golden Hurricane will face three top-six opponents in just the first four regular-season contests. TU will host the Hurricane Classic, August 31st and September 2nd, which features fifth-ranked South Florida, sixth-ranked New Mexico, 16th-ranked SMU and Tulsa.
Tulsa will travel to second-ranked UCLA on September 7th, will host third-ranked Creighton on Sept 25th, travel to SMU on October 3rd and to take on 21st-ranked UAB in Birmingham, Ala., on October 16th.
AUGUST 31 Fri. #16 SMU vs. #5 South Florida^ Hurricane Stadium 3:00 pm 31 Fri. #6 New Mexico^ Hurricane Stadium 8:00 pm
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