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Men's Soccer Drops Match To Saint Mary's, 2-1 in Double Overtime

Men's Soccer Drops Match To Saint Mary's, 2-1 in Double Overtime

The Basics
Score: Saint Mary's 2 - Oral Roberts 1 (2OT)
Records: ORU (1-3-1), SMC (3-3-0)
Location: Allison South Stadium -Springfield, Mo. 

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The Oral Roberts men's soccer team fell to Saint Mary's 2-1 in double overtime Sunday afternoon at Allison South Stadium in Springfield, Mo. 

Will Kendal scored the game-winner on a penalty kick 28 second into the second overtime to secure the win for the Gaels. 

Matthew Rogers scored on a penalty kick five minutes into play to put the Golden Eagles in front. The Gaels would answer in the 72nd minute when Stephen Dougherty scored the equalizer. 

Inside the Box Score

  • Chances were consistent throughout but the Gaels edged ORU in the shot category, 10-9. 
  • Rogers led the squad with three shot attempts on the day while Alex Harris went form two attempts. 
  • Ben LaCourse made his fifth start of the year and made four saves during the match. 
  • ORU picked up four yellow cards compared to SMC's one. 

Up Next
ORU will return to the Case Soccer Complex Thursday when they host UC Irvine at 7 p.m. 

For more information and updates about ORU men's soccer, follow @ORUMSoccer on Twitter, or visit 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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