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Men’s Soccer Travels to California for First Road Contest

Men’s Soccer Travels to California for First Road Contest

TULSA, Okla. – The ORU men's soccer team will travel to the west coast for its first road test of the season Friday, September 6 against Loyola Marymount at 9 p.m. CST.

Important Links

Live Stats: vs. Loyola Marymount
Live Video: vs. Loyola Marymount
Team Stats: ORU
Team Quick Facts: ORU Quick Facts
2019 Media Guide: ORU Media Guide

Quick Hits

  • The Golden Eagles are 2-0 on the season after wins against Drake (4-1) and Kansas City (2-1) at home.
  • Reed Berry and Miles Motakef were named the first Summit League Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for their efforts to open the 2019 campaign.
  • 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 39-51-16 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
  • Overall, the Golden Eagles return 16 players and add 21 newcomers to the 2019 squad.
  • ORU opens week two of the season ranked No. 6 in the West Region according to the United Soccer Coaches poll.

Opponent Information

  • Loyola Marymount finished the 2018 season 6-12 overall and 3-4 in the West Coast Conference.
  • The Lions fell 2-1 in the season opener at home against No. 16 Virginia Tech.

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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