First Win Over Top-15 Ranked Opponent Since 2012
Tigers Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the 2004 Conference USA Champs
Mark Sherrod scores his third goal of the season for Tigers.
No. 19 Memphis (6-1-1, 1-0-0) hosts Rutgers (3-4-1, 0-1-0) at Mike Rose Soccer Complex on Saturday night.
Tigers extend unbeaten streak to six games.
Memphis Men's Soccer vs SIUE on September 3, 2014, at Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Played in 14 matches as one of the team's top reserves ... Squad's fifth-leading scorer (6 points) and fourth-leading goal scorer (3 goals) ... Had five shots, including three on goal ... Named to the Memphis/Central Arkansas Classic All-Tournament Team (Sept. 6-8) ... Played 15 minutes in his first collegiate appearance against Cal State Fullerton in Aug. 30 ... Scored both Memphis goals in a 2-1 victory over Oral Roberts Sept. 8 ... Netted both goals in the final five minutes of regulation (85th minute, 87th minute) ... Named to the American Athletic Conference's Honor Roll Sept. 9 after his two-goal performance vs. Oral Roberts ... Scored his third goal of the season in a 2-0 victory over Cincinnati Sept. 21 ... Played a season-high 54 minutes vs. the Bearcats ... Played 16 minutes in the American Athletic Conference Championship quarterfinal against UCF Nov. 9.
Prior to Memphis:
Two-year soccer letterwinner at Wando High School, seeing time at forward, winger and midfield ... As a senior, notched 11 goals and six assists (28 points) ... Earned all-region honors ... Named to the Palmetto Cup All-Tournament Team ... Member of the 2011 state championships squad ... Also played with Mount Pleasant Soccer Club (2005-09) and South Carolina United (2010-13).
Son of Melissa and Brien Cross ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.