Nov. 1, 2013
STORRS, Conn. - The No. 20 University of Connecticut men's soccer will travel to Dallas, Texas to take on SMU in its final regular season match of the season at 8 p.m. Eastern Time. Connecticut (8-2-5, 3-0-4 The American) is riding a 10 game unbeaten streak and sits in second place in the American, with a chance to earn a Co-Championship with Louisville if it defeats the Mustangs and the Cardinals fall to USF on Sunday. The match can be heard live at WHUS.org, 91.7 fm.
The Huskies jumped back into the NSCAA poll this week after a pair of shutouts against Yale and Cincinnati. UConn is ranked 13th in TopDrawerSoccer.com's weekly poll and checks in at No. 7 in the Soccer America poll.
During the Huskies unbeaten streak, which dates back to Sept. 17th, UConn has out-scored opponents 18-7 and posted five shutouts. The Huskies will be looking to match their longest unbeaten streak in 2012, which was eleven matches.
Two Huskies, Allando Matheson and Cyle Larin, have accounted for 13 of the Huskies' 20 goals this season. Larin was honored with conference Rookie of the Week honors earlier this week for the third time in 2013.
SMU enters the match on a two game losing streak, most recently falling to USF, 4-1, in Tampa, Fla. The Mustangs have 13 goals in 2013, with Andrew Morales and Alfred Koroma accounting for four scores each. In between the posts, Jaime Ibarra has started all 15 matches, allowing 24 goals and making 58 saves. UConn has won three of the four matches in series history.
The Huskies will host an American Athletic Conference Quarterfinal match on Saturday, November 9th at 5 p.m. UConn's opponent will be determined following the final conference regular season match of the season on Sunday. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-877-AT-UCONN.