TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team will open the 2018 season against USAO in an exhibition match Tuesday, August 14 at the Case Soccer Complex. First touch is set for 7 p.m.
- Last season, ORU finished the year 4-11-1 and was 1-4 in The Summit League.
- ORU returns Summit League Second Team All-League member Junior Chavez. Chavez recorded two goals for the Golden Eagles last season and made one assist.
- Also returning from last year's team is All-Newcomer selection Dante Brigida. Brigida recorded four goals last season for eight points. He had a 43.8 percent shots-on-goal percentage with two game winning goals against Incarnate Word and SIUE.
- Head Coach Ryan Bush is back for his sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. After five seasons, Bush has a 31-44-13 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
- Overall, the Golden Eagles return 11 players and add 19 newcomers to the 2018 squad.
- Last season, the Golden Eagles exhibition match against USAO was canceled due to severe weather.
- USAO finished the 2017 season 12-5-2 overall and 6-3 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.