Beavers Host OSU/Diadora Classic Sept. 13 and 15
Sept. 9, 2002
CORVALLIS, Ore. - -
OSU/Diadora Classic, Sept. 13 & 15, Corvallis, Ore.Friday, Sept. 13 - Tulsa (3-0) vs. Gonzaga (1-2-0), 3 p.m. - UC-Riverside (1-1-2) at OSU (2-1-0), 5 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 15 - UC-Riverside vs. Gonzaga, 11:30 a.m. - Tulsa at OSU, 2 p.m.
A LOOK AT CAL-RIVERSIDE: The Highlanders (1-1-2) are coming off a weekend that saw them drop a 2-1 decision to San Diego and play to a 2-2 tie with Sacramento State. UCR has used three different keepers in its first four games, and of the three, Luc Harrington boasts the best goals-against average with a 1.29 mark in 210 minutes. Ben Davies and Juan Gutierrez each have five points to lead UCR in that category. UCR opponents own an 80-41 advantage in shots.
OSU HISTORY WITH UC-RIVERSIDE: The Beavers and Highlanders will meet for the first time on Sept. 13.
A LOOK AT TULSA: The Golden Hurricane (3-0) enter the weekend with a perfect mark after topping TCU and Missouri-Kansas City over the weekend. On Friday, Tulsa got a first-half goal from Ryan Pore that held up for a 1-0 win over TCU. The next day, it was Mario Gonzales that lifted Tulsa over UM-KC in the sixth minute of overtime to give Tulsa a 2-1 victory. The Hurricane has had the luxury of playing its first three games at home thus far, and have been led by Pore's four points. In goal, Brent Salter has allowed just two goals for a 0.65 goals-against average.
OSU HISTORY WITH TULSA: OSU walked away with a 2-1 win over Tulsa in 2000 in the first-ever meeting between the teams. Jesse Servin and Aaron McHardy scored first-half goals for OSU.