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Weather shortens match; ORU falls to MSU, 1-0

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 09/01/2012
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CONWAY, Ark. - A late Missouri State goal tilts the scoreboard in their favor on Saturday as the Bears top the Oral Roberts men's soccer team in Conway, Ark., 1-0.

With the match tied at one in the 82nd minute, Missouri State's Matt Bray put the ball in the net on a corner that slipped through the hands of Ryan Grashik, the Golden Eagle keeper.

The game was called shortly after the goal was scored in the 84th minute following a lengthy weather delay.

Grashik was credited with two saves in the loss on Saturday.

Leading the way for the Golden Eagles on the offensive end of the field was Tyler Hill and Johnny Chavez who had a pair of shots each. Griffith Pointdexter added the fifth shot in the contest for the Golden Eagles.

ORU was outshot by the Bears in the contest, 17-5, and was not credited with a shot on goal.

The search for win number one for the Golden Eagles (0-2-0) will continue in Arkansas on Monday as they play visitor to the tournament host, Central Arkansas. The match is scheduled to begin at approximately 2:30 p.m., following the Missouri State versus Lipscomb match.

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