Mustangs Fall To UMKC, 1-0
Sept. 15, 2013
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 SMUMustangs.com for ways to follow.
Co-MVPs: Omar Mata (Tulsa) and Tato Chiaparro (UMKC)
Broc Cramer (UMKC)
Guerrero Pino (UMKC)
Sylvester Yiadom (UMKC)
Cristian Mata (Tulsa)
Kyle Cumings (Tulsa)
Michael King (SMU)
Juan Castillo (SMU)
Jhevaughn Beckford (Hartwick)
Chris Walter (Hartwick)