Tulsa Hosts Arkansas State and #13 Penn State This Weekend
Sept. 12, 2013
Tulsa, Okla. - Tulsa returns home to host Arkansas State and #13 Penn State this Friday, Sept. 13th at 7:30 pm and Sunday, Sept. 15th at 1:00 pm, respectively, 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.
The Golden Hurricane enters the weekend with a 4-1 mark, including a 2-0 record at home. Bradi Hinch and Camille Pelley lead TU with two goals apiece, while four others have one goal. Hayley Harryman has played 463 minutes between the posts this season, and earned 15 saves and three shutouts.
Tulsa has outscored its opponents this year on a 4-1 ratio. TU has eight goals and eight assists for 24 points, while its opponents have had two goals and two assists for four points.
The Red Wolves are off to a 3-1-2 start this season. Christine Giles has netted four goals, while Christina Fink and Loren Mitchell have scored three goals apiece. Amanda Lee and Michaela Supple have split time in goal, combining for 38 saves and two shutouts.
Maya Hayes leads the Nittany Lions (4-1-1) with six goals, while Taylor Schram and Mallory Weber have scored three goals each. Britt Eckerstrom has played the majority of minutes between the posts for 24 saves and one shutout. PSU boasted 21 victories and finished as the NCAA Tournament runner-up a year ago.
The Tulsa women's soccer team has faced eight top-25 teams in the last four years, including #8 UCF and #13 Notre Dame in 2012, #4 Memphis (C-USA Tournament), #6 Memphis (Regular Season), #7 Notre Dame and #13 UCF in 2011, #18 UCF in 2010 and #11 UCF in 2009.
TU and the Red Wolves have met four times previously, with the series tied 2-2, while this will be the first meeting for the Golden Hurricane with the Nittany Lions.
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