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Golden Eagles Close Weekend With North Texas Sunday

Golden Eagles Close Weekend With North Texas Sunday

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts women's soccer team will close out its opening weekend Sunday as the Golden Eagles host North Texas. First touch is set for 1 p.m. and admission to the Case Soccer Complex is free.

The match will be streamed free through the ORU Sports Network, and through Facebook Live on the ORU Athletics page.

Important Links
Live Stats: vs. UNT
Free Video: vs. UNT
Stats (2016): ORU
Stats (2016): UNT

Quick Hits

  • The Golden Eagles opened the regular season Friday night with a 3-0 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
  • Last season, ORU finished the year 10-8-2 and was 6-2 in The Summit League to finish as the regular season runners-up.

  • The Golden Eagles were picked to finish third in The Summit League in the preseason poll.

  • ORU returns leading goal scorer and first team All-Summit League selection Brittney Lawrence, who had 10 goals for the Golden Eagles, including three game-winners.

  • Also returning to the pitch from last year's team is All-Freshman selection Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl, who played in 16 games and made three starts, but led the team in saves (55) and save percentage (.797).

Opponent Information

  • North Texas is coming off a 19-4-1 season and a Conference USA Championship a year ago. 
  • North Texas is 6-1-1 in the series against Oral Roberts.
  • The Mean Green opened their season with a 4-0 victtory over Incarnate Word. 

For the latest information on ORU women's soccer, follow @ORUWSoccer on Twitter or go towww.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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