Soccer Video: Nelson Previews LSU

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
SEPTEMBER 17, 2008
 OU Soccer (1-6) vs. Louisiana State (5-0)
 Date  Friday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. 
 Location  Norman, Okla.  |  John Crain Field (Capacity: 3,500)
 Internet  Live Stats  |  Live Webcast on Friday
 Promotions  First 500 fans receive OU soccer rally towels and more ...
 Tickets  Call or Purchase Online

NORMAN, Okla.-- Head coach Nicole Nelson and members of the Sooner soccer team met with members of the local media on Wednesday to discuss Friday's matchup with No. 11 LSU.  The Sooners and Tigers will tangle on Friday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. at John Crain Field at the OU Soccer Complex.

Click the links below to view video from Coach Nelson talking about last weekend's loss at Ole Miss and what to expect out of LSU.

PRACTICE VIDEO - Sept. 17, 2008
Nelson reviews Sunday's loss at Ole Miss
Video The Sooners' head coach previews Friday's game against LSU

Louisiana State has only played two games this month due to Hurricanes Gustav and Ike but stand undefeated at 5-0 and in search of a school-record sixth consecutive win.  The Tigers have stayed unbeaten with plenty of offensive firepower that has outscored opponents 17-2.  LSU most recently topped Centenary, 7-0, on Sept. 14. 

LSU leads the all-time series with OU, 1-0-1.  The Sooners and Tigers battled to a 2-2 double overtime draw in the last meeting on Oct. 3, 1999 in Norman.  In that game, the Sooners recorded a program-record 51 shots, a mark that still stands today.  LSU won the first meeting on Nov. 3, 1996 in Baton Rouge, 2-0.

The first 500 fans will receive OU soccer rally towels and the concession stand will be grilling out in the courtyard.  In addition, the following promos are planned:

- Youth Soccer Month Celebration Day
- Camp and Clinic Reunion
- Pregame inflatable games for kids
- Fireworks after each Sooner goal scored
- Autographs following the game




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