Tulsa, Okla. (September 25, 2010) - The JBU women’s team gave a strong effort against NCAA Division I opponent Oral Roberts (Okla.) on Friday night, but it wasn’t enough as ORU defeated the Golden Eagles 3-1.
Senior Sarah Kidd tied things up at 1-1 in the 30th minute after ORU (5-4) took an early one goal lead in the 12th. Senior Alex McMichael picked up the assist.
In the second period, ORU struck again in the 59th minute and scored a third in the 82nd while managing to hold off JBU’s offensive attack.
JBU’s keeper Faith Thurman gathered seven saves in the loss.
The 19th ranked Golden Eagles return to Siloam Springs to play their first home match of the year on Tuesday against Northwestern Okla. State at 3 p.m.