UAB Men's Soccer Leads Nation In Scoring

The UAB men's soccer team led the country in scoring for the first time in program history.

Jan. 23, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The UAB men’s soccer team recorded 2.39 goals per game for the 2013 season, which was the top mark in scoring offense in the country. The NCAA officially recognized the Blazers’ program this week as the national statistical champion.

This marked the first time that the UAB men’s soccer team has led the nation in scoring. The Blazers scored at least two goals in 14 of their 18 matches during the 2013 campaign. UAB also tallied at least four goals in four matches in 2013. That marked the most times the squad had done so since the 2010 season.

UAB returns its top three scorers for the 2014 season in Freddy Ruiz, Alex Clay, and Diego Navarrete. The trio each earned All-Conference USA accolades last season, highlighted by Ruiz’s first-team selection and Clay’s Golden Boot Award, given to the conference’s leading scorer in league action.

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