TU Women's Soccer Takes Season Opener Against ACU - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

TU Women's Soccer Takes Season Opener Against ACU

Posted: Updated:
TULSA - The Tulsa women's soccer team earned a 1-0 win over Abilene Christian in the season opener on Friday night at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.

Junior midfielder Lauren King scored the game-winner off a pass from junior-transfer Madison Smith at the 53:59 mark. This was Kings third career goal as she has netted one goal in each of her first two seasons.

“We didn't have a preseason game and neither did Abilene Christian, but we knew what to expect,” Head Coach Kyle Cussen said. “We had a great atmosphere tonight, and to get a shutout is always a good way to start the season. It was good to get one under our belt and play someone other than ourselves, but now we have to refocus as we head on the road and play at Arkansas State on Sunday.”

Kajal Parmar and Rachel Thun both had a team-best four shots, while King added three attempts and Alexa Sidorakis had two shots. Marleigh Essler played all 90 minutes in goal, earned two saves and picked up her first career shutout.

TU had a 15-3 lead in shots, including a 9-2 advantage in shots on goal. Both teams attempted three corner kicks.

The Golden Hurricane will return to action on Sunday, August 24th against Arkansas State. Game time is set for 2 p.m. in Jonesboro, Ark.

  • TUMore>>

  • TU Football: The Evolution Of D'Angelo Brewer

    TU Football: The Evolution Of D'Angelo Brewer

    D'Angelo Brewer came to TU a skinny kid from Central High, generously listed at 185 pounds, but now, he's the feature back for a Hurricane team that just racked up 424 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground.

    More >>

    D'Angelo Brewer came to TU a skinny kid from Central High, generously listed at 185 pounds, but now, he's the feature back for a Hurricane team that just racked up 424 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground.

    More >>
  • TU Football Ticket Sales To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

    TU Football Ticket Sales To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

    To assist those affected by the recent devastating events in Houston caused by Hurricane Harvey, The University of Tulsa and TU Athletics, in partnership with members of the TU Board of Trustees, will donate all revenue from tickets sold September 1 and Sept. 9 to the hurricane relief efforts.

    More >>

    To assist those affected by the recent devastating events in Houston caused by Hurricane Harvey, The University of Tulsa and TU Athletics, in partnership with members of the TU Board of Trustees, will donate all revenue from tickets sold September 1 and Sept. 9 to the hurricane relief efforts.

    More >>

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

More Sports

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • ORU Golden Eagles

    ORU Golden Eagles fans can find the latest news on the team, scores and video here!

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.