Golden Eagles Rout Fort Wayne in League Opener

Golden Eagles Rout Fort Wayne in League Opener

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 5 – Fort Wayne 0
Record: ORU (4-5-1) – Fort Wayne (3-6-4)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team shutout Fort Wayne 5-0 in the Summit League opener Saturday evening at the Case Soccer Complex.

Jose Castro started the game off quickly for the Golden Eagles. Castro scored from 18 yards out to give ORU a 1-0 lead 93 seconds in to the match. He rebounded the ball off a goalkeeper kick out and put it in the back of the net for his first goal of the season. His goal was unassisted.

In the second half, Corey Cantor scored his third goal of the season to give the Golden Eagles a 2-0 lead in the 49th minute. Cantor scored from 25 yards out on a free kick from left to right. His goal was unassisted.

Junior Chavez scored his second goal of the season in the 54th minute and put ORU up 3-0 when he took the ball through defenders on the right side and shot from 15 yards out. Chavez's goal was unassisted.

In the 64th minute, Dante Brigida scored his third goal of the season when he received a quick free kick from Jose Castro on the right side and connected with the goal from 15 yards out to give ORU a 4-0 lead. Castro was credited with his second assist of the season.

Dante Brigida scored his second goal of the night and his fourth goal of the season to give the Golden Eagles a 5-0 lead in the 71st minute when he received a pass from Junior Chavez from the right side and scored from six yards out. Chavez was credited with his first assist of the season.

 

Inside the Box Score
- ORU out-shot Fort Wayne 21-11 in the match. The Golden Eagles had 14 shots on goal.

- Thibaut Giquel played all 90 minutes for ORU and recorded four saves.

- Junior Chavez and Dante Brigida each had three shots on goal in tonight's game.

- Between the two teams there were 20 fouls. The Mastodons had six shots on goal and nine saves. There was one yellow card issued in tonight's game to Fort Wayne.

Up Next
The Golden Eagles will travel to Charleston, Illinois, to take on Eastern Illinois Saturday, October 14 at 12 p.m.

For the latest information on ORU men's soccer, follow @ORUMSoccer on Twitter or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or in the App Store.

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