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FC Tulsa Host Northern Colorado Hailstorm in U.S. Cup Cup on April 17 at the University of Tulsa

April 15, 2024 - United Soccer League Championship (USL)
FC Tulsa News Release

TULSA - FC Tulsa will host USL League One side Northern Colorado Hailstorm FC in the Third Round of the 109th Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday, April 17. The match will take place at the University of Tulsa's Hurricane Soccer Stadium.

The Third Round pairings will play their matches Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17 with the Round of 32 draw taking place on Thursday, April 18. Clubs that will enter in the Round of 32 are the top eight clubs from the USL Championship including defending champions, Phoenix Rising FC, and the eight competing Major League Soccer clubs.

This will mark the third year that FC Tulsa will compete in the U.S. Open Cup where 2022 was the first time FC Tulsa competed under the new ownership of the Craft brothers after the two-year COVID hiatus of the Open Cup.

In 2022, FC Tulsa defeated Tulsa Athletic 2-1 in the second round which secured their Third Round participation. In the Third Round, FC Tulsa faced FC Dallas which they were defeated 2-1.

Last year, FC Tulsa took on Tulsa Athletic again in the Second Round of the U.S. Open Cup where FC Tulsa fell 0-1.

For the 2024 U.S. Open Cup, Northern Colorado Hailstorm defeated Tulsa Athletic 4-1 in the First Round and Colorado Rapids 2 in the Second Round after extra time. Northern Colorado returns to Tulsa for the Third Round.

FC Tulsa is coming into the match with one win, two draws, and one loss in the USL Championship. While Northern Colorado Hailstorm comes in with no wins in their regular season.

The mid-week tournament play will kick off at Hurricane Soccer Stadium at the University of Tulsa at 7 PM.

Fans can purchase tickets on SeatGeek. Kids ages 15 and under get in free wearing FC Tulsa merch with a paid adult.

The match will also be streamed on the U.S. Soccer Youtube Channel.

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