Tulsa Men's Soccer Team Hosts FIU in Final Regular Season Home Contest
Nov. 1, 2013
Tulsa, Oklahoma - Tulsa's 14th-ranked men's soccer team will host FIU in the final regular season home contest on Sunday, Nov. 3rd beginning at 4:00 pm at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the north ticket gate, while all youth (under 8th grade) wearing a soccer jersey get in free.
Prior to the game, TU will honor seniors Kyle Cumings, Omar Mata and Cody Mumma. The Tulsa trio have helped the Golden Hurricane record 38 victories, capture the 2012 Conference USA tournament crown and advance to the NCAA Championship twice.
TU has a 7-5-3 overall record and a 2-3-2 mark in Conference USA, but hasn't picked up a win since Oct. 13th against Charlotte. The Golden Hurricane ranks among the nation's top-60 teams in six categories so far this season, including 32nd in total goals (26), 34th in scoring offense (1.73), 41st in points per game (4.87) and total points (73), 54th in total assists (21) and 60th in assists per game (1.4).
Cristian Mata leads the way for Tulsa, scoring nine goals and adding six assists for 24 points. Akeil Barrett has tallied four goals, while Kyle Cumings, Omar Mata and Tony Rocha have each added three goals. Barrett has also posted six assists. Cody Mumma has played in seven games for a total of 629:29 minutes in goal, 21 saves and three shutouts this year, while Jake McGuire has logged 800:57 in nine games for 29 saves and one shutout.
FIU has a 6-8-1 overall record and a 2-4-1 mark in the league, including a 0-0 tie against South Carolina earlier this week. The Panthers' wins in the league have come against Kentucky (4-1) and Marshall (4-0). FIU is led by Roberto Alterio with seven goals and two assists for 16 points, while Quentin Albrecht has six goals and four assists, also for 16 points. Daniel Mion and Lawrence Craggs have split time in goal and have combined for 46 saves and four shutouts.
The Golden Hurricane has a 9-0-1 advantage in the all-time series with the Panthers, including a 2-1 win last season in Miami.
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