GAMEDAY CENTRAL: @UMTigerSoccer vs. Kangaroos
Sep 5, 2013
This is the first game of the 2013 Memphis/UCA Classic. UMKC and Oral Roberts will play at Memphis and at Central Arkansas this weekend.
Friday Sept. 6th
Oral Roberts @ UCA 7:00 pm
UMKC @ Memphis 7:00 pm
Sunday Sept. 8th
UMKC @ UCA 11:00 am
ORU @ Memphis 1:00 pm
The Tigers enter the game off of a second-place finish at the Ryan Rossi Memorial Tournament in Northridge, Calif. last weekend. Memphis opened the season with a 1-0 over Cal State Fullerton. Senior midfielder Shane Keely scored the game-winning goal on a free-kick in the 73rd minute.
UMKC opened the season with a 1-1 draw at home against Wisconsin on Aug. 31. The 'Roos are led by forward Jordan Rideout, who was selected as the preseason WAC Offensive Player of the Year. UMKC has a 2-1 advantage over Memphis in the all-time series.
Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. on Friday night. Admission is FREE for all fans. The University of Memphis women's soccer team will be hosting a free clinic before the game at 6 p.m.