Golden Eagles Battle U20 Mexico National Team in Exhibition Opener

Golden Eagles Battle U20 Mexico National Team in Exhibition Opener

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 0 – Mexico U20 National Team 5
Record: ORU (0-0)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)

TULSA, Okla. – The ORU women's soccer team fell to the Mexico U20 National Team 5-0 Saturday evening at the Case Soccer Complex in the team's only exhibition match of the season.

The Golden Eagles allowed three goals in the first half. All three goals were within five minutes of each other. The first goal occurred at the 10:57 mark by Katty Martinez Abad when she scored off of a keeper save.

The second goal by Mexico happened at the 13:54 mark by Daniela Espinosa Arce when she scored an unassisted goal off of a keeper deflection.

Dayana Joselyn Cazares Vera scored the third goal for Mexico at the 15:32 mark when she scored from the right side with a double assist.

In the second half, ORU allowed two goals that occurred in the last 11 minutes of play. Both goals were scored by Mexico's Belen De Jesus Cruz Arzate. Arzate scored the first goal at the 80 minute mark off of a keeper deflection.

Arzate scored her second goal of the night during stoppage time when she took the ball off of a keeper save and added the fifth goal for Mexico.

Inside the Box Score
- Mexico U20 out-shot ORU 19-12 in the match. The Golden Eagles had four shots on goal.

- Paige Vincent played 36 minutes in the match and recorded five saves. Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl played 32 minutes, allowed three goals and made two saves. Keely Hohenberger allowed two goals in her 22 minutes of play and recorded three saves.

- Between the two teams there were 14 fouls. Mexico U20 had 16 shots on goal and four saves.

Up Next
ORU will be back in action on Friday, August 18 against UMKC at the Case Soccer Complex. The match is set to begin at 7 p.m.

For the latest information on ORU women's soccer, follow @ORUWSoccer 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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