Tulsa Women's Soccer Team to Play for Conference USA Title on Sunday
Nov. 3, 2012
Tulsa, Oklahoma - Tulsa's fifth-seeded women's soccer team will face third-seeded UCF in the Conference USA Championship game on Sunday, November 4th beginning at 1:00 pm Central at UTEP's University Field in El Paso, Texas. The contest will be aired live on the CBS Sports Network.
The Golden Hurricane topped East Carolina (1-0) in overtime in the quarterfinals and advanced to the Championship on penalty kicks after tying top-seeded Colorado College in the semifinals.
Tulsa has a 12-5-4 mark on the season, but dropped a 2-0 decision to then eighth-ranked UCF on October 5th in Orlando, Fla. Rebecca Handley has a team-high eight goals and 17 points, while Camille Pelley has six goals, and Claire Nicholson and Stephanie Aitken have five goals apiece. Katie Bykowski and Hayley Harryman have combined for 97 saves and nine shutouts on the season.
The Knights have a 16-4-1 overall mark and finished league play with an 8-3 record. Nicolette Radovcic has a team-best 11 goals, while Tishia Jewell, Kristina Trujic and Jennifer Martin have netted seven goals each. Lianne Maldonado has played the majority of minutes between the posts for UCF, earned 53 saves, allowed just nine goals and has six shutouts on the year.
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