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Golden Eagles Fall 2-1 in Double Overtime at UMKC

Golden Eagles Fall 2-1 in Double Overtime at UMKC

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 1 – UMKC 2
Record: ORU (1-2) – UMKC (1-2)
Location: Durwood Soccer Stadium (Kansas City, Mo.)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team fell short to UMKC, 2-1, in double overtime Friday evening in Kansas City, Missouri.

UMKC struck first taking an early 1-0 lead in the sixth minute of play. Antonine Precheur received the ball inside the box and connected with the back of the net off of a Tim Staerz assist.

ORU's Dante Brigida tied the game at 1-1 in the 38th minute with an unassisted goal that went over a UMKC defender and in to the net. It was Brigida's first goal of the season.

Staerz scored the game winning goal in the second overtime period for UMKC to lift the Kangaroos to a 2-1 victory when he dribbled past the defense and scored with just over three minutes remaining.

Inside the Box Score
- UMKC out-shot ORU 16-10 in the match. The Golden Eagles had four shots on goal, while the Kangaroos had eight.

- Miles Motakef played all 110 minutes in tonight's match and recorded one save. Motakef's recorded moves to 1-2 on the season.

- Junior Chavez recorded six shots with one on goal. Dante Brigida made his fifth goal of his career in tonight's match.

- Both ORU and UMKC were each assessed two yellow cards in tonight's game.

Up Next
ORU will challenge the Rebels of UNLV Sunday, September 2 at 5 p.m. at home inside the Case Soccer Complex. It will be game two of Sunday's soccer doubleheader with the ORU women's team taking on Arkansas State at 1 p.m.

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