|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
The Sooners' head coach previews Friday's game against LSU
ABOUT THE TIGERS
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.
FRIDAY NIGHT PROMOS
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