Score: Oral Roberts 2 – Central Arkansas 3
Record: ORU (2-5-0) - UCA (3-5-0)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's soccer team fought back, but fell short to the Central Arkansas Bears 3-2 Sunday afternoon at the Case Soccer Complex.
Central Arkansas got on the board early in the match. Jordan Slim gave the Bears a 1-0 advantage in the fifth minute when she scored from inside the box off of a Kristen Ricks pass from the left side to center. Ricks was credited with the assist.
ORU's Amanda Dial tied the game 1-1 in the 25th minute when she scored her third goal of the season. Dial received a pass from Caitlyn Hanslovan that went through defenders inside the box and scored on a one-on-one matchup with the goalie. Hanslovan was given the assist and it was her first assist of the season.
Central Arkansas went ahead 2-1 just before halftime in the 43rd minute. Avery Taylor scored on a Bears corner kick. The corner kick was taken by Jessica Pantuso. Pantuso was credited with the assist.
Amogelang Motau tied the game 2-2 for the Golden Eagles in the 77th minute. Motau received a pass from Brianna McGowan from the left side to the center of the goalie box where she connected with the back of the net for her second goal of the season. McGowan was credited with the assist.
Stacia Carroll scored the game winning goal for the Bears in the 80th minute off of an Alex Wetteland corner kick. Carroll scored the header goal that sealed the game and gave Central Arkansas' its third win of the season. Wetteland was credited with the assist.
Inside the Box Score
- UCA out-shot ORU 14-11 in the match. The Golden Eagles had four shots on goal.
- Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl started and played all 90 minutes for ORU. Bohnenstiehl recorded nine saves.
- Between the two teams there were 17 fouls. Central Arkansas had 12 shots on goal and two saves. One yellow card was assessed in today's game and it was given to Central Arkansas' Hadley Dickinson.
The Golden Eagles will hit the road for a midweek contest at Missouri State on Tuesday, September 12 at 7 p.m. in Springfield, Missouri.
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