Oct. 23, 2013
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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sophomore goalkeeper Callum Irving saved a career-high seven shots – including six in the second half – to lead Kentucky to a scoreless tie with Tulsa, on a cold Wednesday night at the UK Soccer Complex.
Kentucky (4-7-2, 1-2-2 Conference USA) played the high octane Golden Hurricane to a scoreless draw in a conference tilt on Wednesday night, with Irving providing the heroics in goal. UK got a seven-save performance from Irving, a native of Vancouver, British Columbia, eclipsing his previous career best by one save.
Tulsa (7-5-2, 2-3-1 C-USA) suffered its first tie of the year in league action, with the Wildcats holding the Golden Hurricane scoreless for the first time since a 1-0 loss to No. 20 New Mexico. Tulsa had only been shut out twice in 2013, including a season-opening loss at No. 6 Creighton on Aug. 30. TU entered the tilt with UK ranking first in the league in shots, second in points and second in goals, netting 25 goals in its first 13 games of the year.
Kentucky will return to action on Saturday, hosting Florida International at 7 p.m. ET at the UK Soccer Complex.