GAMEDAY CENTRAL: @UMTigerSoccer vs. Bears
Sept. 23, 2013
The No. 20 Memphis Tigers (5-1-1) take on the Mercer Bears (1-6-0) at Mike Rose Soccer Complex at 7 p.m. on Tuesday night. Admission is FREE for all fans.
Tuesday night's matchup will be the first between the two schools at Mike Rose Soccer Complex. The two previous matchups, both won by Memphis, were played at neutral sites.
Memphis is coming off a 2-0 win at Cincinnati in the American Athletic Conference opener. Mark Sherrod opened the scoring in the 5th minute and had an assist on the second goal of the night.
For his performance against the Bearcats, Sherrod was named the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week. This is Sherrod's fourth weekly honor of his career, after winning the same award three times in Conference USA.
Hunter Danna scored the second Memphis goal of the night, giving him a team-leading three goals for the campaign.
The Tigers come into Tuesday's match on a five-game unbeaten streak, which is the longest such streak since the beginning of the 2011 season.