Tulsa Women's Soccer Team Opens C-USA Play at Home This Weekend
Sept. 26, 2013
Tulsa, Oklahoma - The Tulsa women's soccer team will open Conference USA play at home against LA Tech on Friday, Sept. 27th and Florida Atlantic on Sunday, Sept. 29th beginning at 7:00 pm and 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 concluded the non-conference slate with a 6-3 overall record. TU had 15 goals and 16 assists for 46 points, while its opponents had just six goals and seven assists for 19 points in the first half of the season.
Tulsa ranks among the nation's top-75 in five categories, including 32nd in shutout percentage (0.556), 45th in goals-against average (0.656) and saves percentage (0.842), 71st in won-lost-tied percentage (0.667) and 72nd in total assists (16).
Bradi Hinch has tallied five goals, Camille Pelley three, and Claire Nicholson and Caitlin Jancuska have each scored two goals on the year. Hayley Harryman has played the majority of minutes in goal, totaling 31 saves and four shutouts this season.
LA Tech enters the contest with a 5-4-1 overall record, including three-straight victories. Kathryn Sloan has a team-best five goals and 11 points, while Taylor Douglas has four assists. Caitlin Updyke has played the majority of minutes in goal, and has earned 27 saves and two shutouts.
Florida Atlantic owns a 2-6-1 mark this season, but will face UTSA on Friday before making the trip to Tulsa. The Owls are led by Claire Emslie with three goals and seven points. Courtney Zwetsch has played every minute in goal, and earned 38 saves and two shutouts.
This will be the first meeting between the Golden Hurricane and both the Techsters and Owls on the women's soccer pitch.
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