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Tulsa snaps MU soccer's unbeaten streak

Sep. 29, 2012 @ 11:34 PM

TULSA, Okla. -- Tulsa men's soccer ended Marshall's unbeaten streak Saturday night, 2-0.

Tulsa, 7-3-0 for the season and 2-0 in Conference USA, not only won, but dented the Marshall defense twice. Marshall (7-1-1, 1-1-0) had given up only one goal in its first eight matches of the season.

Kyle Comings of the Golden Hurricane scored off a Cristian Mata assist in the first half. Omar Mata added an unassisted goal late in the match.

Goalkeeper Mark Pais for Tulsa made nine saves. Daniel Withrow from Marshall had eight.

VOLLEYBALL

HUNTINGTON -- Southern Miss visits Marshall for a 12:30 p.m., Sunday, volleyball match in Cam Henderson Center.

Marshall is 13-5 overall and 3-1 in Conference USA after Friday's five set, 3-2, win over UCF. The Thundering Herd is 5-0 in five-set finishes.

"We're finding ways to get it done," Marshall head coach Mitch Jacobs said. "I love our energy towards the end of matches. I'd love to see that energy play out higher throughout the start. The credit goes to the kids for never giving up and they are making believers in us."

Southern Miss is 6-9 overall and 2-1 in the conference. The Golden Eagles won Friday at East Carolina, 3-2.

TENNIS

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. -- Erin Stephens from Ole Miss defeated Dominika Zaprazna from Marshall, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, in the pre-qualifying round of the Riviera/ITA All-American tennis tournament Saturday.

Zaprazna will play in the doubles qualifying round with Maria Voscekova as a partner on Tuesday.

SOFTBALL

HUNTINGTON -- Marshall swept an exhibition softball doubleheader Saturday against Ohio Valley and University of Charleston at Dot Hicks Field.

Marshall defeated Ohio Valley, 5-3, and beat Charleston, 5-0.

Kaelynn Greene led the offense with two hits and two stolen bases in each game. Andi Williamson pitched a one-hitter against Charleston with nine strikeouts.

The Thundering Herd has a Sunday doubleheader with West Virginia State beginning at 1 p.m.

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