ORU Men's Soccer Falls TO UMKC - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

ORU Men's Soccer Falls TO UMKC

Posted: Updated:
KANSAS CITY, Missouri -

Senior John David James got the Golden Eagles on the board with seconds remaining in the first half, but it wasn't enough as the Oral Roberts men's soccer team fell at Kansas City 2-1.

ORU falls to 2-9 overall and 1-2 in conference play. The Golden Eagles return home to begin a three game home stand on next Saturday when they host IUPUI at 7 p.m.

On Oct. 16 they will host Oklahoma Wesleyan before returning to conference action at the Case Soccer Complex on Oct. 20 when Eastern Illinois comes to town.

Already down 2-0, James picked up his second goal of the season on a penalty kick with 15 seconds remaining before intermission.

In the 14th minute, David Sarabia opened the scoring for the Kangaroos converting on an opportunity from Tom McCarthy. With 5:33 remaining on the scoreboard in the half, Jordan Rideout set up the second 'Roo goal, finding Sylvester Yiadom who put the ball in the back of the net.

James' goal was the lone shot on goal in the contest for the Golden Eagles, with the 'Roos closing the match with the shot advantage, 12-7. Gerardo Salas and James each finished with two shots, Cody Lofgren added a shot, while Chris Kroeze and Griffith Pointdexter took a shot each late in the contest.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive

More Sports

  • OSU Cowboys

    Get all your OSU Cowboys information from sports highlights to the latest news & videos.

  • OU Sooners

    Find the latest sports news, schedules and more for the OU Sooners now!

  • TU Golden Hurricane

    Follow the TU Golden Hurricane! Get sports scores, news and highlights.

  • OKC Thunder

    Thunder Up! Get the latest sports news, game highlights, videos and updates on the team.

Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103
Newson6.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.