TU Men's Soccer Falls To UC Davis

Saturday, September 15th 2012, 12:46 am
By: News On 6

The Tulsa men's soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to UC Davis on Friday night at the SMU Classic in Dallas.

TU fell to 3-3 on the season, while the Aggies moved to 2-1-4.

Ryan Gross scored both of UC Davis' goals, including one in the 18th minute and one in the 59th minute to give the Aggies a two-goal cushion.

Cristian Mata brought the Hurricane to within a goal in the 67th minute, punching in a corner kick taken by his brother, Omar.

Tulsa had a 15-11 advantage in shots, including an 8-5 lead in shots on goal, but couldn't get a second goal.

Abe Matamoros hand Cristian each had three shots in the contest, while Omar, Tony Rocha and Quinn Starker all had two attempts. Mark Pais logged all 90 minutes in goal and picked up three saves.

Tulsa will return to action on Sunday against Oakland beginning at noon in the SMU Classic.