Golden Hurricane Men's Soccer Team Kicks Off 2006 Season on Friday
Aug. 23, 2006
Tulsa, Okla. - The Tulsa men's soccer team kicks off the 2006 season at home on Friday, August 25th, as TU hosts the Great Western Downtown Plaza/Golden Hurricane Classic at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium. Tulsa will take on 28th-ranked Wisconsin-Milwaukee beginning at 7:30 p.m. Admission for the event is $6 for adults and $4 for children.
TU concluded the 2005 season with a 7-7-7 overall record, and its inaugural season in C-USA with a 2-4-3 mark, falling short in the conference title game, 1-0, to South Carolina. This season, the Golden Hurricane, which returns 13 letterwinners and features 14 newcomers, was picked to finish in fourth place overall in the 2006 Conference USA Preseason Coaches Poll, as voted on by the league's coaches.
The Golden Hurricane and the Panthers have met seven times, with TU owning a one-game lead in the series. In the last match-up, Tulsa recorded a 4-2 win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee at the Panther Classic in 2004.
In the first game of the Golden Hurricane Classic, second-ranked SMU will take on Wisconsin beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Friday.
Great Western Plaza/Golden Hurricane Classic Schedule Friday, Aug. 25 #2 SMU vs. Wisconsin - 5:00 p.m. TU vs. #28 Wisconsin-Milwaukee - 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27 #2 SMU vs. #28 Wisconsin-Milwaukee - 12 noon TU vs. Wisconsin - 2:30 p.m.
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