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Missouri State Edges ORU in Final Minutes

Missouri State Edges ORU in Final Minutes

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 0 – Missouri State 1
Record: ORU (2-2-1) – MSU (3-2-1)
Location: Allison South Stadium (Springfield, Mo.)

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team battled hard against Missouri State Saturday evening, but fell short to the Bears 1-0 in Springfield, Missouri.

Conor Ingram scored the lone goal in tonight's match and gave Missouri State the win with 1:43 remaining in the second half. Ingram received a pass from Harry Lewis and connected with the back of the net from five yards out.  Lewis was credited with the assist.

Inside the Box Score
- ORU out-shot Missouri State 9-8 in the match. The Golden Eagles had five shots on goal.

- Parker Johnson played all 90 minutes for ORU and recorded two saves.

- Sameer Fathazada made his debut in an Oral Roberts uniform in tonight's match and recorded six shots with four on goal.

- Between the two teams there were 13 fouls. Missouri State had three shots on goal and five saves. There was one yellow card given in tonight's game against ORU.

Up Next
ORU will head west in to the desert to face Grand Canyon University on Friday, September 22 at 7 p.m. CST in Phoenix, Arizona.

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