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Men’s Soccer Hosts USAO in Exhibition Opener

Men’s Soccer Hosts USAO in Exhibition Opener

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team will open the 2019 season against USAO in exhibition play Tuesday, August 20 at the Case Soccer Complex. First touch is set for 7 p.m.

The match will be streamed free through the ORU Sports Network, and will also be streamed free through Facebook Live on the ORU Athletics and ORU Men's Soccer pages.

Important Links

Live Stats: vs. USAO
Free Video: vs. USAO
Stats (2018): ORU
Team Quick Facts: ORU Quick Facts

Quick Hits

  • Last season, ORU finished the year 6-7-3 and went 0-3-2 in The Summit League.
  • ORU returns four All-Summit League Team members. Senior forward Tanguy Guerineau was named to the 2018 First Team and All-Newcomer team. Sophomore goalkeeper Miles Motakef earned a spot on the All-Newcomer team. Junior Dante Brigida was honored on the Second Team along with senior Junior Chavez. Chavez was named 2019 Preseason Player to Watch.
  • The Golden Eagles were picked fourth in the Summit League Preseason Coaches' Poll.
  • Head Coach Ryan Bush is back for his seventh season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. After five seasons, Bush has a 37-51-16 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
  • Overall, the Golden Eagles return 16 players and add 21 newcomers to the 2019 squad.

Opponent Information

  • Last season, the Golden Eagles defeated USAO in exhibition play, 2-1.
  • USAO finished the 2018 season 14-3-3 overall and 6-1-2 in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

For the latest information on ORU men's soccer, follow @ORUMSoccer on Twitter or go to www.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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