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ORU Men Face Western Illinois Saturday Afternoon

ORU Men Face Western Illinois Saturday Afternoon

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team will play on the road this weekend at Western Illinois on Saturday, October 8. The match is set to begin at 1 p.m.

The match will be streamed online, visit the link below to view. Fans may also follow the live stats link given below or follow @ORUMSoccer on Twitter.

Important Links
Live Stats: vs. Western Illinois
Live Video: vs. Western Illinois
Stats (2016): ORU
Stats (2016): Western Illinois

Quick Hits

  • ORU enters the match 5-5-1 overall and 1-1 in the Summit League after the team grabbed a come from behind double overtime 3-2 victory against Central Arkansas on October 4. The Golden Eagles managed to score two goals in the final eight minutes of the second half to send the game to overtime. ORU scored the golden goal in the second overtime period with just under five minutes remaining.

  • Santiago Riveros leads the team in goals scored with five. Riveros currently leads the Summit League and is tied for seventh nationally in assists with six. He has taken 35 shots on the season with 21 of those being on goal.

  • Junior Chavez has scored three goals on the season off of 11 shots on goal.

  • Baptiste Vandeputte and Matthew Rogers both have scored two goals on the season. Vandeputte has managed to record six shots with two on goal and four points. Rogers has eight shots with five on goal and five points. He also has one assist on the season.

  • Corey Cantor, Nick Evans, Isaac Fraley, Alex Harris, Colton Haskin and Tyler Hill all have recorded one goal each for the Golden Eagles.

  • The Golden Eagles are averaging 10 shots per game. The team has a shot on goal percentage of .509 and has kept their opponents to a .432 percentage.

Opponent Information

  • Western Illinois is currently 5-5-1 overall and 1-0 in Summit League play for the season. In their previous two contests, the Leathernecks beat Green Bay at home 1-0 on September 28. The team played again on October 4 and lost at home 2-0 to Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In the last meeting ORU beat Western Illinois at the Case Soccer Complex 3-2.

For the latest information on ORU men's soccer, follow @ORUMSoccer on Twitter or go to Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Golden Eagles Front Row App at or in the App Store.

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