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Golden Eagles Face Oklahoma Baptist Saturday Evening

Golden Eagles Face Oklahoma Baptist Saturday Evening

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team will compete in its final exhibition match Saturday, August 18 at 7 p.m. against Oklahoma Baptist at the Case Soccer Complex. Fans in attendance will have a chance to receive a pair of free ORU branded sunglasses during halftime.

The match will be streamed free through the ORU Sports Network, and will also be streamed free through Facebook Live on the ORU Athletics and ORU Men's Soccer pages.

Important Links

Live Stats: vs. Oklahoma Baptist
Free Video: vs. Oklahoma Baptist
Stats (2017): ORU
Team Quick Facts: ORU Quick Facts

Quick Hits

  • The Golden Eagles defeated USAO, 2-1, Tuesday evening in the team's exhibition opener.
  • Last season, ORU finished the year 4-11-1 and was 1-4 in The Summit League for a fifth place finsh.
  • 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.

Opponent Information

  • OBU finished the 2017 season 7-9-1 overall and 3-3 in the Great American 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.

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