TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team will start the regular season on a weekend road trip. The Golden Eagles will play Friday, August 26 at Incarnate Word. First touch is set for 7:30 p.m.
The team will play its second game of the weekend on Sunday, August 28 against Michigan State in Dallas. The game is set to begin at noon.
- ORU is enters the match 2-0 in exhibition play. The team defeated USAO 2-0 and Drury 2-1.
- The Golden Eagles scored two goals in each exhibition game. All four goals were scored by different players. Matthew Rogers and Junior Chavez scored against USAO. Corey Cantor and Colton Haskin scored against Drury.
- The Golden Eagles return first team All-Summit League selection Matthew Rogers as well as All-Newcomer selections in Alexis Derennes and Tarik Nicholls.
- Incarnate Word finished 8-8 last season. The last meeting between the two teams was in 2015, ORU defeated the Cardinals 3-0 in San Antonio. The Cardinals went 2-0 in exhibition play. They beat San Jacinto College 2-1 and UTRGV 2-1.
- Michigan State finished 8-9-2 last year. The Spartans went 1-1 in exhibition play. They beat Syracuse 3-2(OT) and lost to Butler 3-2. Michigan State will play SMU in Dallas on Friday before playing the Golden Eagles on Sunday.
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