Men’s soccer team beaten twice by Oral Roberts

Staff Report

The Eastern men’s soccer team continued conference season on Saturday and Monday against Oral Roberts, losing both matches to their Summit League rival.

Eastern is now 0-3-1 overall this season and 0-2-1 in conference play.

The Panthers were shutout 2-0 in the first match, recording just one shot in the match.

Redshirt-junior goalkeeper Jonathan Burke did achieve a new career-high with 9 saves in the match.

On Monday the offense was able to get off 9 shots, but ended up falling to the Golden Eagles 2-1 in double overtime.

Junior transfer Alejandro Lurbe scored his first goal as a Panther in 67th minute on an assist from junior midfielder Chad Hamler.

Burke once again set a new career high in saves with 10.

The Panthers next match will be their home opener as they host Kansas City March 4 at 1 p.m.

 

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