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Golden Eagles Defeat Central Arkansas, 3-1

Golden Eagles Defeat Central Arkansas, 3-1

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 3 – Central Arkansas 1
Record: ORU (12-2-0, 3-0-0) – UCA (8-6-1, 2-1-0)
Location: Bill Stephens Track/Soccer Complex (Conway, Ark.)

CONWAY, Ark. – The ORU men's soccer team beat the No. 22 RPI Central Arkansas Bears, 3-1, Saturday afternoon in Conway, Arkansas to close out nonconference play.

In the 13th minute of play, the Golden Eagles made their presence known. Tanguy Guerineau scored his third goal of the season to put ORU up 1-0. Guerineau's goal was assisted by Juan Arias.

Soren Jensen tied the match with 58 seconds remaining in the first half of play to make it a 1-1 game. His goal was assisted by Kasper Andersen and Niklas Brodacki.

The Golden Eagles went back on top, 2-1, in the 67th minute when a mishap by the Bears defense resulted in an own goal.

Reed Berry, the Summit League's leading goal scorer, put the exclamation point on in the 88th minute to make it a 3-1 ORU advantage. Berry's goal was his 10th of the season and was assisted by Dante Brigida.

Inside the Box Score

-Twelve wins is the most wins for an ORU team since the 1999 season.

-Berry's goal puts him at 10 goals for the season. He is currently leading the Summit League in total goals. It also puts him tied for fourth in the ORU record books for goals in a season.

-Guerineau's goal is his third of the season and puts him tied for 10th in the Summit League in total goals.

-ORU had 18 shots on the night with five on goal. UCA had 10 shots with four on goal.

-Miles Motakef played all 90 minutes in goal. Motakef recorded three saves in the game. His recorded improves to 11-1. He now is No. 1 all-time with most wins in a season and third all-time in a career.

-There were 30 fouls in the match between the two teams along with one yellow card.

Up Next
The Golden Eagles face the Omaha Mavericks for the top spot in the Summit League Saturday, November 2 at 1 p.m. in Omaha, Nebraska.

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