Women’s Soccer Wins Home Opener Against UMKC

Women’s Soccer Wins Home Opener Against UMKC

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 2 – UMKC 1
Record: ORU (1-0)  UMKC (0-1)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's soccer team defeated the UMKC Kangaroos 2-1 Friday evening at the Case Soccer Complex.

The first half ended with zeros on the scoreboard. The ORU defense held UMKC to a total of six shots in the first half, while the Golden Eagle offense had 12.

In the second half, freshman Shayla Padilla scored her first career goal as a Golden Eagle when she received a cross from the outside and scored the first goal for ORU from inside the box at the 50 minute mark. Sierra Beall was credited the assist.

ORU's second goal of the night came from Amanda Dial when she scored in the center from 18 yards out. Shayla Padilla was credited with her first career assist.

UMKC's Kelsey Mothershead scored an unassisted goal in the 70th minute for the Kangaroos when she counter attacked, dribbled down the middle of the field and connected with the back of the net from 20 yards out.

Inside the Box Score
- ORU out-shot UMKC 23-18 in the match. The Golden Eagles had 12 shots on goal.

- Paige Vincent played all 90 minutes for ORU and recorded a game high of 12 saves. Last season, Vincent recorded a total of 13 saves.

- Between the two teams there were 17 fouls. UMKC had 13 shots on goal and 10 saves.

Up Next
The Golden Eagles will host Loyola-Chicago on Sunday, August 20 at 1 p.m. inside the friendly confines of the Case Soccer Complex.

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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