On the last home game for Memphis Tigers Women's Soccer, they put on an offensive display, winning 5-2 over the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes. They controlled the ball and kept Tulsa from making any good offensive runs.
The Tigers struck first in the 26' Saorla Miller found the back of the net after a non-stop offensive attack.
After the goal, Memphis kept up a relentless push offensively, not allowing Tulsa to have any opportunities to push back as the Tigers allowed zero shots attempted in the first half.
Eight minutes into the second half, Eef Kerkhof pushed the lead to 2-0 as she scored in the 54'.
However, after a defensive miscue, Quinn Turner for Tulsa could roll one into the goal in the 56', making it 2-1.
But if you blinked, you might have missed as right after the goal, Mya Jones pushed the ball downfield and gave it to Kerkhoff, who found an open Miller who scored just six seconds after the last goal. It was Miller's second and final of the night.
After three goals in three minutes, fans were forced to wait 8 minutes for the next one after a well-placed cross from Tulsa Isold Runarsdottir put one in the back of the net for a 64' goal.
In the 69' Mya Jones had a shot ricochet off the post right to Jocelyn Alonzo, who got it past the keeper for another Memphis goal making the score 4-2.
The scoring was not over yet for the Tigers, though. In the 88', the ball bounced off the Tulsa keeper after a shot right to Momo Nakoa, who scored, making the Final 5-2.
One of the key defenders for Memphis was Haylee Spray, who was controlling the midfield and winning 50/50 balls for the Tigers, which kept them pushing offensively.
Another Key player for the Tigers was captain Grace Stordy who was also all over the field and was a significant contributor to getting the offense going.
Memphis only allowed three shots the entire game, and all came in the second half alone.
The Tigers had 25 shots during the game, with 15 of them on goal. Making Tulsa's keeper Tatum Sanders work, as she had ten saves.
The Tigers move into third place in the conference standings with one game left; they have a three-point lead over Cincinnati.
They will travel to take on SMU Thursday as they look to wrap up the season and begin to prepare for the conference tournament.