TU Men’s Soccer is C-USA Favorite
The Tulsa men’s soccer team was picked as the Conference preseason favorite by the league’s coaches, while Cristian Mata was named as the preseason offensive player of the year, and both Cristian and Omar Mata were tabbed to the preseason team, as announced by the league office.
“Although the preseason awards are somewhat based on what was done last year, it is an honor to be named preseason number one given the quality and stature of all the teams in Conference , “ Head Coach Tom McIntosh says.
The Golden Hurricane won the C- tournament title, advanced to the Sweet Sixteen, netted 14 wins, including eight shutouts, and outscored its opponents, 48-23, a year ago.
New Mexico, Charlotte, Old Dominion and Kentucky round out the top five teams.
“Those are well-deserved honors for Cristian and Omar,” McIntosh says. “They played excellent last year and are both key players for our team.”