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ORU Opens Season with 1-0 Win over Portland State

ORU Opens Season with 1-0 Win over Portland State

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 1 – Portland State 0
Record: ORU (1-0) Portland State (0-1)
Location: UTRGV Soccer Complex (Edinburg, Texas)

EDINBURG, Texas. – The Oral Roberts women's soccer team opened the 2018 season with a 1-0 win over Portland State Friday evening in the UTRGV Tournament in Edinburg, Texas.

In the final minute of the first half, McKenzie Edwards connected with the back of the net inside the goalie box off of a Martha Helsee cross. Edwards was credited with her first goal of the season and career. Helsee earned her first career assist.

Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl started the game as goalie and played the first 45 minutes. Bohnenstiehl made two saves and was credited with the victory. Reagan Richins played the remaining 45 minutes and made her first career save.

Inside the Box Score
- ORU out-shot Portland State 11-7 in the match. The Golden Eagles had five shots on goal.

- Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl was credited with the win and begins the season with a 1-0 record.

- Four newcomers to the 2018 squad played in tonight's match: Nicole Gornell, Martha Helsee, Patty Kliver and Ashlyn Williams.

- Baye Mayberry made her first career start in tonight's match.

Up Next
The Golden Eagles will take on UTRGV Sunday, August 19 at 1 p.m. in game two of the UTRGV Tournament at the UTRGV Soccer Complex in Edinburg, Texas.

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