Tulsa Hosts Cross-Town Rival Oral Roberts on Friday
Sept. 13, 2012
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The Tulsa women's soccer team will host cross-town rival Oral Roberts on Friday, Sept. 14th beginning at 7:30 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.
The Golden Hurricane is off to a 5-2 start, including four wins at home, while the Golden Eagles are 3-3-1 on the season and 1-1-1 on the road. Claire Nicholson is leading the TU attack with five goals, while Stephanie Aitken has four goals and Rebecca Handley has three. Katie Bykowski and Hayley Harryman are splitting time in goal this season, as the duo has combined for 19 saves, a .70 goals-against average and a .792 saves percentage.
According to the latest NCAA statistics, Tulsa ranks 14th nationally with 2.86 goals per game and 51st with a .702 goals-against average. Individually, Bykowski is fourth with a .242 goals-against average and 38th with a .0857 saves percentage. She already owns the school record for goals-against average (1.16) and saves (253) and is second in school history with 22 shutouts.
TU has a 14-4-4 advantage in the all-time series, including wins in the last three contests. The Golden Hurricane has won the last three meetings by an average of 2.0 goals per game.
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