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ORU Hosts UTSA in Home Opener Friday

ORU Hosts UTSA in Home Opener Friday

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's soccer team will play its first game at the Case Soccer Complex of the season against UTSA Friday, August 24 at 7 p.m. It will be "Gold Out" night and all students and fans are encouraged to wear their Golden Eagle Gold at the game.

Fans may follow the match via Live Stats or Live Video. Fans can also follow along on Twitter, @ORUWSoccer.

Important Links
Live Stats: vs. UTSA
Live Video: vs. UTSA
Stats (2018): ORU
Summit League Notebook: Week One

Quick Hits

  • The Golden Eagles came out of the opening weekend in south Texas with a 2-0 record grabbing two 1-0 victories against Portland State and UTRGV.
  • Goalkeeper Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl was named the first Summit League Defensive Player of the Week in the 2018 season.
  • The Golden Eagles were picked to finish third in The Summit League preseason coaches' poll.
  • ORU returns all seven student-athletes who earned Summit League All-League honors. Brooklyn Eardley and Jordan Langebartels were named to the Summit League All-League First team. Anna Gornell and Nelly Mamabolo were named to the second team.
  • Also returning is Brianna McGowan, Jessica Misquez and Amogelang Motau who were named to the All-Freshman team.
  • Head Coach Roger Bush is back for his sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. After five seasons, Bush has a 50-41-9 record at ORU.
  • Overall, the Golden Eagles return 19 players and add eight newcomers to the 2018 squad.

Opponent Information

  • UTSA came out of opening weekend with a 1-1 record. The Roadrunners defeated Northwestern State, 1-0 and lost to Texas State, 1-0.
  • The Roadrunners were picked to finish 13th in the CUSA preseason poll. UTSA finished 12th in CUSA in the 2017 season.

For the latest information on ORU women's soccer, follow @ORUWSoccer 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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