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Men's Soccer Falls In Regular Season Opener to Incarnate Word

Men's Soccer Falls In Regular Season Opener to Incarnate Word

The Basics
Score: Incarnate Word 3 - Oral Roberts 0
Records: ORU (0-1-0), UIW (1-0-0)
Location: Benson Stadium - San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO - The Oral Robert's men's soccer team dropped it's regular season opener to Incarnate Word, 3-0, Saturday night at Benson Stadium. 

ORU outshot the home team on the night, but the Cardinals capitalized when they had their chances, especially inside the box. UIW's Noah Keats scored his first goal of the season off a rebound in the box in the 25th minute in the first half to put the Cardinals on top. Keats was able to secure the ball off a rebound and put the ball in the back of the net. 

UIW added two goals in the second half to put the match out of reach of the Golden Eagles. 

Edgardo Mira, Alexis Derennes and Tarik Salkicic each put two shots apiece on the net but could not put the ball past UIW's Kyle O'Boyle in net. 

Inside the Box Score

  • ORU was able to outshoot the Cardinals on the night, 12-11, but UIW was able to edge the Golden Eagles with attempts on net. 
  • The Golden Eagles attempted double the amount of corner kicks than the home team with a 10-5 advantage.
  • Each team was assessed a yellow card. 

Up Next
ORU will travel to Springfield, Missouri to take on Missouri State Tuesday. Kick off is set for 7 p.m.

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