Tigers Set for C-USA Showdown with Tulsa
Go Tigers! Goalkeeper Conor Hurley has three shutouts this season.
Go Tigers!
Goalkeeper Conor Hurley has three shutouts this season.
Go Tigers!

Oct. 12, 2012


Tulsa vs. Memphis
Mike Rose Stadium 

Saturday 7:00 p.m.

Memphis Match Notes 
Tulsa Match Notes

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Memphis (4-5-2, 0-1-1) hosts Tulsa (8-4-0, 2-1-0) in a Conference USA showdown, Saturday, at Mike Rose Stadium with kickoff set for 7 p.m. (CT). This will be the 10th meeting between the two schools with the Tigers leading the all-time series 4-3-2.

In the last meeting between the two, the Tigers picked up the win 3-0 at Tulsa. Mark Sherrod scored three goals in the game, notching his second of two hat-tricks during the 2011 campaign. 

Scouting the Golden Hurricanes

• Tulsa comes into the match with eight overall wins and two wins in league play against South Carolina and Marshall.

• Head Coach Tom McIntosh is in his 18th-season at the helm for the Golden Hurricanes. McIntosh has a career record of 192-131-28 at Tulsa.

• Tulsa returns 13 letterwinners and eight starters from a squad that finished the 2011 campaign 5-12 overall and 1-7 in league play.

• Cristian Mata leads Tulsa in goals (9) and points (22). Mata and Stephen Roberson are tied for the team lead in assists (4).

• The Golden Hurricanes have four players with at least four goals or more.

• Through 12 games goalkeeper Mark Pais has allowed 14 goals, with 43 saves. Pais carries a goals-against-average of 1.17.

• The last time out Tulsa had five different players score goals in the Golden Hurricane's 5-2 win over Nebraska-Omaha.

Quick Kicks

• Last time out Memphis defeated UCA 1-0 on Simon Estornel's game winning goal in the 84th-minute. Tigers-goalkeeper Conor Hurley recorded his third shutout of the 2012 season in the hard fought victory.

• Head coach Richie Grant carries an all-time record of 2-3-2 against the Golden Hurricanes.

Mark Sherrod leads the Tigers in goals (5) and points (13).

Liam Collins leads the team in assists (4).

• Through 11 games, Goalkeeper Conor Hurley has allowed 14 goals with 21 saves. Hurley currently carries a goals against average of 1.21.

Up Next

On Saturday, October 20, Memphis continues league play at South Carolina at home with kickoff set for 6 p.m. (CT). The Tigers then travel to Orlando, Fla. for a league bout with UCF on Wednesday, October 24, at 6 p.m. (CT).

Stay Connected

Make sure you follow Memphis Men's Soccer on Facebook (facebook.com/MemphisSoccer) and on Twitter (@UMTigerSoccer) for updates during the games and throughout the season.



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