Score: Oral Roberts 1 – Incarnate Word 0
Record: ORU (7-1-0) – UIW (3-3-0)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)
TULSA, Okla. – The ORU men's soccer team wins fifth-straight match to advance to 7-1 on the season with a 1-0 win over Incarnate Word Monday evening at the Case Soccer Complex.
After being sidelined the past four game due to injury, Juan Arias made his return to the pitch for ORU and scored his first goal of the season in the 39th minute. Arias' goal was a game winner that was sent forward by Gustavo Vargas and connected with the back of the net from 10 yards out.
Quote from Coach Bush
"Proud of the back line tonight," Head Coach Ryan Bush said. "We need to stay more disciplined, but we overcame adversity and I'm really proud of our guys for that."
Inside the Box Score
-ORU had 20 shots on the night with nine on goal. Incarnate Word had eight shots with three on goal.
-Miles Motakef played all 90 minutes in goal. Motakef recorded three saves in the game. His recorded improves to 6-0.
-There were 36 fouls in the match between the two teams along with 10 yellow cards issued and two red cards.
Oral Roberts will open Summit League play at the Case Soccer Complex Saturday, September 28 at 7 p.m. against Purdue Fort Wayne.
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