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ORU Begins Homestand with Houston Baptist Friday

ORU Begins Homestand with Houston Baptist Friday

TULSA, Okla. – The ORU men's soccer team takes on the Houston Baptist Huskies Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. inside the Case Soccer Complex.

Important Links

Live Stats: vs. Houston Baptist
Live Video: vs. Houston Baptist
Team Stats: ORU
Team Quick Facts: ORU Quick Facts
2019 Media Guide: ORU Media Guide

Quick Hits

  • The Golden Eagles defeated Cal Baptist 1-0 in their last match September 8. ORU is currently 3-1 on the season.
  • For the second straight week, ORU swept Summit League weekly awards. Dante Brigida and Miles Motakef were named Summit League Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for their efforts in week two.
  • Brigida currently leads the Summit League in goals scored with four and points with eight. Motakef leads the league in goals against (1), save percentage (.917) and goals-against average (0.50). Freshman Reed Berry leads the league in assists with two.
  • ORU is currently ranked sixth in the West Region of the United Soccer Coaches Poll.
  • Last season, ORU finished the year 6-7-3 and went 0-3-2 in The Summit League.
  • ORU returns four All-Summit League Team members. Senior forward Tanguy Guerineau was named to the 2018 First Team and All-Newcomer team. Sophomore goalkeeper Miles Motakef earned a spot on the All-Newcomer team. Junior Dante Brigida was honored on the Second Team along with senior Junior Chavez. Chavez was named 2019 Preseason Player to Watch.
  • The Golden Eagles were picked fourth in the Summit League Preseason Coaches' Poll.
  • Head Coach Ryan Bush is back for his seventh season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. After five seasons, Bush has a 40-52-16 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
  • Overall, the Golden Eagles return 16 players and add 21 newcomers to the 2019 squad.

Opponent Information

  • Houston Baptist is 1-2 after losing its previous two games, at SMU (7-1) and at No. 1 Wake Forest (4-0).
  • The Huskies were picked to finish 10th in the Western Athletic 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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