Men’s football tied at FAU – The Oracle

Men’s football ended its first conference game in a 1-1 draw with Florida Atlantic. USF PHOTO

Friday’s 1-1 game with the Florida Atlantic marked the men’s soccer team’s second tie of the season.

In the 38th minute, rookie forward Alex Sannes led the Bulls (1-3-2) to a 1-point lead after beating FAU (1-3-2) 7-4 in the first half.

FAU quickly turned around in the second half to regain control of the match. In the 58th minute, the Owls tied the game.

Women’s football misses first conference game in Houston

During their first conference game of the season, South Florida women’s soccer lost 2-1 to Houston on Thursday night.

With both teams taking eight shots in total, the Bulls tied Houston in a goalless first-half draw.

In the 72nd minute, Houston scored a counterattack goal giving the Cougars a 1-0 lead. Less than four minutes later, the Bulls found their way through the defense to tie the game.

Toward the end of the game, the referee made a decision that resulted in a cougar set piece in a threatening area. Houston took this opportunity to win the match.

Opening of the men’s and women’s golf season

Both golf teams began their seasons this weekend, with the men in Wisconsin and the women in Louisiana.

The men’s tournament was halted because of bad weather, resulting in 36 holes instead of 54. The bulls fired a collective pair of -1, giving them 10th out of 18.

Sophomore Jake Peacock was tied for second after completing the first round, shooting 68. After a second round with 72, he was left with 140, finishing tied for 12. Peacock finished the highest ranked among his teammates.

The women were able to play a 54-hole tournament, and among the individual successes of many, the team took 6th place out of 14 teams.

Junior Melanie Green and sophomore Leonor Medeiros led the way for the women’s golf team, both scoring 213. Both finished tied for 19 and at the top of the Bulls rankings.

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