Mustangs Fall To UMKC, 1-0

September 16, 2013

Go smu! Sophomore Michael King Tallied a pair of shots for SMU
Go smu!
Sophomore Michael King Tallied a pair of shots for SMU
Go smu!

Sept. 15, 2013

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DALLAS (SMU) - The SMU men's soccer team fell 1-0 to UMKC in the final match of the Jason's Deli SMU Invitational at Westcott Field on Sunday evening.  With the victory, the Kangaroos improved to 1-2-2 on the season, while the Mustangs fell to 1-5.

Despite an 11-4 advantage in shots for the Mustangs in the opening frame, UMKC made the most of the opportunities it had. Junior Tato Chiaparro took advantage of a misplayed ball in SMU's defensive end and put away the match winner in the 30th minute.

The final shot tally went to the Mustangs, 19-7. Sophomore Alfred Koroma led SMU with seven shots, four of which were on goal. Senior Juan Castillo registered three shots, and sophomore Michael King added two. SMU also had the 6-4 advantage in corner kicks.

Senior Jaime Ibarra finished the match with a pair of saves.

Both King and Castillo were named to the all-tournament team.

The Mustangs are back in action on Friday when they travel to Rutgers for their first American Athletic Conference match. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. CT. Check for ways to follow.


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