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Men's Soccer Team Upsets No. 5 Tulsa

Senior Defensive Player Will Traynor scored final goal Senior Defensive Player Will Traynor scored final goal

By: Jasmin A. Whitney

Posted: October 12, 2010 11:30 AM

The South Carolina men's soccer team upset the nation's fifth ranked team, Tulsa, 1-0 Saturday in Oklahoma.

Tulsa held the advantage with 11 shots including six shots on goal. Freshman midfielder Chipper Root led Carolina with five shots in the match with three on a goal.

South Carolina goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer gathered his fifth shutout of the season in the win, collecting four saves.

Senior Defender Will Traynor scored his first game-winner of the year with his goal in the 68th minute on an assist from senior forward Brett Brettschneider. The goal was scored from three yards out on a header. Brettschneider and Traynor are tied for team lead.

The Gamecocks improved to 6-3-1 for the year.

 

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