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Men’s Soccer Returns Home Saturday to Face Eastern Illinois

Men’s Soccer Returns Home Saturday to Face Eastern Illinois

TULSA, Okla. – After nearly a month without a home match, the Oral Roberts men's soccer team returns to the friendly confines of the Case Soccer Complex to take on the Panthers of Eastern Illinois Saturday, October 20 at 7 p.m.

Fans also may follow Live Stats, Live Video or the @ORUMSoccer Twitter page for in-game updates.

Important Links

Live Stats: vs. Eastern Illinois
Live Video: vs. Eastern Illinois
Stats (2018): ORU
Summit League Notebook: Week Nine

Quick Hits

  • ORU is currently 6-4-2 overall this season and 0-1-1 in the Summit League. The team is fifth in the Summit League standings.
  • The Golden Eagles fell to Purdue Fort Wayne, 3-1, on October 13 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Miles Motakef is first in the league in overall save percentage at 82.5 percent and is third in the league in saves with 47. Motakef is currently second in goals against with an average of 1.04 per match.
  • Dante Brigida is third in the Summit League with six goals scored this season.
  • Junior Chavez is currently tied for third in the Summit League in assists with four.
  • The Golden Eagles hold a 6-6-1 all-time record against EIU falling, 1-0, in double overtime in their last meeting during the 2017 campaign.
  • Head Coach Ryan Bush is in his sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. Bush currently has a 37-48-15 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
  • Overall, the Golden Eagles returned 11 players and added 19 newcomers to the 2018 squad.

Opponent Information

  • Eastern Illinois holds a 3-7-3 overall record and is 1-0-1 in the Summit League. The Panthers lost their last match, 2-1, to Valparaiso.
  • In the Summit League standings, the Panthers are currently third.

 

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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