5 Tulsa men's soccer players get preseason honors

CREATED Aug. 19, 2013

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Members of the University of Tulsa's men's soccer team have picked up College Sports Madness Conference USA preseason honors.

 
Cristian Mata was named as the CSM C-USA Preseason Offensive Player of the Year and Jake McGuire was selected as the CSM C-USA Preseason Freshman of the Year. In addition, Cristian Mata, Omar Mata, Stephen Roberson and Bryce Follensbee were all tabbed to the CSM C-USA preseason teams.
 
Cristian Mata, a sophomore forward, started in 19 of 20 games as a true freshman last season. He led the Golden Hurricane in goals (14), assists (6) and points (34), as well as the league in goals and points.
 
A freshman goalkeeper from Chino Hills, Calif., McGuire played club soccer for Chivas USA and the US Soccer Development Academy.
 
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