TU Men’s Soccer Hosts Missouri State

Tulsa’s second-ranked men’s soccer team will host Missouri State on Tuesday, Sept. 21st beginning at 7:05 p.m. at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.  The first 500 Tulsa fans will receive a free fan clapper.  Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for youth (12 and under).  Any fans wearing their Metro Tulsa Soccer Club shirt or jersey will get in free.

Tulsa’s second-ranked men’s soccer team owns a 5-0 mark so far this season, setting a school record for the best start in school history.  TU has out-scored its opponents, 16-3, and averages 3.2 goals per game.

Austin Neil leads the Hurricane attack with six goals for 12 points, while Ashley McInnes has four goals and two assists for 10 points.  The remaining six goals this season have been scored by six separate players. 

Ray Clark has logged 450 minutes in goal, allowed three goals, picked up 15 saves, earned two shutouts, and has a .60 goals-against average and a .833 saves percentage.
MSU is led by Heath Melugin who has netted three of the team’s seven goals, while Gerard Barbero and David Buckenheimer have a team-best two assists each.  Alex Riggs has logged over 457 minutes in goal, allowed six goals for a 1.18 goals-against average, and has 23 saves and one shutout this year.
This will be the 38th meeting between the Golden Hurricane and Bears, as Tulsa owns a 24-11-2 advantage in the all-time series.