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ORU Controls Their Own Destiny as Postseason Looms

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 10/28/2011
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TULSA, Okla-The Golden Eagles begin their final road trip of the season as they take on IUPUI on Friday night at 7 p.m.

ORU (4-9-1, 1-2-1 Summit League) is in the hunt for a postseason tournament berth, and they control their own destiny with two conference games left to play. The top four teams in the Standings qualify for the Summit League tournament and the Golden Eagles currently sit in sixth, just one game behind third place IUPUI. The Golden Eagles are led by Jarrett Hamilton and Aaron Birk; both players have 14 points on the season.  Nick Petolick has played over 1100 minutes his freshman year and has collected 51 saves and allowed 29 goals.

IUPUI (6-8-2, 2-1-1 Summit League) just picked up a critical double-overtime win over IPFW to keep them in position for the postseason. The Jags are 5-1-1 at home this season, and they have excelled on the defensive end. Senior Tyler Keever has allowed just 18 goals all season and has 70 saves with a 1.10 goals-against average.

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