ORU Competes in Summit League Opener Saturday

ORU Competes in Summit League Opener Saturday

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's soccer team will play its first Summit League match of the season Saturday, September 29 at 12 p.m. in Macomb, Illinois.

Fans may also follow Live Stats or the @ORUMSoccer Twitter page for in-game updates.

Important Links

Live Stats: vs. Western Illinois
Stats (2018): ORU
Summit League Notebook: Week Six

Quick Hits

  • ORU is currently 5-3-1 overall this season and is third in the Summit League standings.
  • The Golden Eagles fell to Central Arkansas, 3-0, Tuesday evening at home.
  • Miles Motakef is first in the league in overall save percentage with 82.5 percent and is second in the league in saves with 47. Motakef is currently second in goals-against with an average of 1.04.
  • Dante Brigida is third in the Summit League with six goals scored this season.
  • Junior Chavez is currently third in the Summit League in assists with four.
  • The Golden Eagles hold a 9-16-2 all-time record against Western Illinois. In their last matchup, ORU fell 1-0 on October 28, 2017.
  • Head Coach Ryan Bush is back for his sixth season at the helm for the Golden Eagles. Bush currently has a 36-47-14 record at ORU as the men's soccer coach.
  • Overall, the Golden Eagles returned 11 players and added 19 newcomers to the 2018 squad.

Opponent Information

  • Western Illinois holds a 2-5-2 record. The Leathernecks lost at Drake, 4-0, September 26.
  • The Leathernecks are currently fifth in the Summit League standings.


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.