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Women's Soccer Draws with SIU-Edwardsville, 0-0

Women's Soccer Draws with SIU-Edwardsville, 0-0

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 0 - SIU-Edwardsville 0
Records: ORU (2-0-1), SIUE (0-1-1)
Location: Case Soccer Complex - Tulsa, Okla.

TULSA, Okla. - The Oral Roberts women's soccer team picked up a 0-0 draw Sunday afternoon at the Case Soccer Complex. The Cougars and Golden Eagles battled for 110 minutes of action, but neither team was able to find the back of the net. 

Oral Roberts was able to hold possession of the ball for much of the first period and hold the visiting Cougars to just one shot to open the contest. 

SIUE came out in the second half more aggressive, putting seven shots on goal and testing freshman goalkeeper Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl but to no avail. Edwardsville would rattle off 13 shots in the second half and overtime but the ORU defense would hold steady throughout. 

Turning Point
SIUE's Emily Grahl broke through the ORU defense in the 66th minute to deliver a bullet at the net but Bohnenstiehl made a diving effort to save the ball and prevent the go-ahead goal. 

Inside the Box Score

  • ORU was outshot for the first time this season, 14-10. 
  • Ashley Martin and Caroline Frank took a team-high two shots apiece. 
  • Bohnenstiehl made nine saves on the day. 
  • Each team was assessed a yellow card (ORU-Lexi Jones, SIUE-Marissa Delgado) in the match.  
  • The Golden Eagles sent corner kicks at a 7-2 advantage over the visitors. 

Up Next
The Golden Eagles will hit the road for the first time this season Friday when they travel to Norman, Okla. to take on Oklahoma. First touch is set for 7 p.m. 

For more information and updates about ORU women's soccer, follow @ORUWSoccer on Twitter, or visit 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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