Golden Eagles Win 3-1 Against Western Illinois on Senior Day

Golden Eagles Win 3-1 Against Western Illinois on Senior Day

The Basics
Score: Oral Roberts 3 – Western Illinois 1
Record: ORU (8-9-0, 3-2-0) – WIU (3-11-1, 0-5-0)
Location: Case Soccer Complex (Tulsa, Okla.)

TULSA, Okla. – Drishana Pillay recorded two goals in the Oral Roberts women's soccer team's 3-1 victory against Western Illinois on Senior Day Sunday afternoon at the Case Soccer Complex.

Drishana Pillay scored her first goal of the season in the 24th minute to give ORU a 1-0 lead. Pillay played a pass to the center of the goalie box from Sierra Beall and scored from six yards out. Beall was credited with the assist.

Pillay scored her second goal of the match in the 29th minute when she connected with the back of the net from eight yards out at center to give ORU a 2-0 lead. Chamelle Wiltshire was credited with the assist on the play.

Sierra Beall scored her fourth goal of the season in the 64th minute of play when she scored from right to left from six yards out to give ORU a 3-0 lead. Beall's goal was assisted by Chamelle Wiltshire and Martha Helsee.

Western Illinois' Jenna Lundgren made it a 3-1 match in the 65th minute of play when she scored from inside the penalty area on the left side. Her goal was assisted by Lauryn Peters.

Inside the Box Score
- ORU out-shot Western Illinois 25-5 in the match. The Golden Eagles had 12 shots on goal.

- Senior Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl started and played all 90 minutes in today's game. Bohnenstiehl recorded one save and moved her season record to 6-5-0.

- There were 14 fouls total in today's match.

- ORU took seven corner kicks in today's game, while Western Illinois had two.

- Drishana Pillay took five shots with four on goal with two goals in today's game.

- Chamelle Wiltshire recorded two assists in the game.

- Freshman Martha Helsee had four shots with two on goal. 

- The Golden Eagles honored four seniors at the conclusion of the game: Sierra Beall, Ryliegh Bohnenstiehl, Chloe Cargnelutti and Nelly Mamabolo.

Up Next
ORU will finish the 2018 season with three straight road matches against league opponents. The Golden Eagles will take on North Dakota State Friday, October 19 at 7 p.m. in Fargo, North Dakota.

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.

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