TULSA, Okla. – For the first time since 2003, the Oral Roberts men's soccer team will face crosstown rival Tulsa on a neutral field. The Golden Eagles and the Golden Hurricane will play Tuesday, October 23 at 7 p.m. at ONEOK Field in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, home to Tulsa Roughnecks FC.
- ORU is currently 6-4-3 overall this season and 0-1-2 in the Summit League. The team is fifth in the Summit League standings.
- The Golden Eagles fell to Purdue Fort Wayne, 3-1, on October 13 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- Miles Motakef is first in the league in overall save percentage at 84.3 percent and is second in the league in saves with 59. Motakef is currently third in goals against with an average of 1.02 per match.
- Dante Brigida is fourth in the Summit League with six goals scored this season.
- The Golden Eagles hold a 2-17-1 all-time record against Tulsa. In their last contest, the teams tied, 3-3, in a double overtime contest on October 18, 2016, at TU.
- Head Coach Ryan Bush is in his sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. Bush currently has a 37-48-16 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
- Overall, the Golden Eagles returned 11 players and added 19 newcomers to the 2018 squad.
- Tulsa holds a 4-8-2 overall record and is 1-4-0 in the American Athletic Conference. The Golden Hurricane lost their last match, 1-0, in overtime to Memphis.
- Tickets for the match are $12 for reserved seats and $7 for tickets on the grass lawns.
- ORU and TU students will receive free tickets to the game by presenting their student IDs at the ticket windows.
- Tickets can be purchased in advance or on the night of the match at the ONEOK Field Ticket office. Stadium gates will open at 6 p.m.
- Media needing credentials for Tuesday's match are asked to contact Stephanie Hall in the University of Tulsa Athletic Media Relations office by phone, 918-631-2163, or email Stephaniefirstname.lastname@example.org.
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.