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Men’s Soccer Grabs Win in Season Opener

Men’s Soccer Grabs Win in Season Opener

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 1 – Incarnate Word 0
Record: ORU (1-0) – Incarnate Word (0-1)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team defeated Incarnate Word 1-0 in the team's season opener Friday evening at the Case Soccer Complex.

Freshman newcomer Dante Brigida scored his first career goal as a Golden Eagle when he recovered the ball off of a slide tackle, took the ball to his left and scored from 16 yards out on the near post in the 47th minute.

Inside the Box Score
- Incarnate Word out-shot ORU 18-12 in the match. The Golden Eagles had seven shots on goal.

- Thibaut Giquel played all 90 minutes for ORU and recorded four saves.

- Santiago Riveros took four shots in tonight's game with three being on goal.

- Between the two teams there were 29 fouls. Incarnate Word had four shots on goal and eight saves. There were five yellow cards given in tonight's game.

- The Golden Eagles had eight newcomers play in their first career college soccer game.

Up Next
The Wisconsin Badgers from the Big 10 Conference will visit the Case Soccer Complex and will take on the Golden Eagles Sunday, August 27 at 7 p.m.

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.