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Men’s Soccer Returns Home to Face UNLV Sunday

Men’s Soccer Returns Home to Face UNLV Sunday

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team will play its first regular season match of the season at the Case Soccer Complex Sunday, September 2 against UNLV at 5 p.m.

It will be game two of Sunday's soccer doubleheader with the ORU women's team playing Arkansas State at 1 p.m.

The match will be streamed online through ORU Sports Network. Fans may also follow Live Stats or the @ORUMSoccer Twitter page for in-game updates.

Important Links

Live Stats: vs. UNLV
Live Video: vs. UNLV
Stats (2018): ORU
Summit League Notebook: Week Two

Quick Hits

  • ORU is currently 1-2 overall this season and is fourth in the Summit League standings.
  • The Golden Eagles fell short Friday evening at UMKC, 2-1, in double overtime.
  • Freshman Miles Motakef earned the first Summit League Defensive Player of the Week honor of the 2018 season. Motakef leads the league in overall save percentage with 75 percent and leads the league in saves with 12. He is currently second in goals-against with an average of 1.20.
  • ORU returns Summit League Second Team All-League member Junior Chavez. Also returning from last year's team is All-Newcomer selection Dante Brigida.
  • Head Coach Ryan Bush is back for his sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. Bush currently has a 32-46-13 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
  • Overall, the Golden Eagles return 11 players and add 19 newcomers to the 2018 squad.

Opponent Information

  • UNLV currently holds a 3-0 record. The Rebels defeated No. 15 Tulsa Friday evening, 1-0.
  • The Rebels were picked to finish second in the Western Athletic Conference preseason poll.

 

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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