TULSA, Okla. – Due to Hurricane Harvey rapidly intensifying in the gulf region the Oral Roberts women's soccer team's game at Sam Houston State in Huntsville, Texas, on Sunday, August 27 has been canceled.
Hurricane Harvey is currently a category two hurricane that is expected to make landfall over Corpus Christi, Texas, on Saturday, August 26 as a category three. The Houston area is predicted to get as much as 18 inches of rain.
For the safety of student-athletes, coaches and school representatives, Oral Roberts and Sam Houston State officials decided it would be in the best interest of both teams to cancel Sunday's match.
The Golden Eagles next match will be on Thursday, August 31 against Arkansas State at 4 p.m. in Jonesboro, Arkansas. ORU will then return to the Case Soccer Complex on Sunday, September 3 to take on Utah Valley State at 1 p.m.
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.