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Soccer Hosts Colorado Sunday at 1 p.m.
October 16, 2010

Oct. 16, 2010


OU (8-5-2, 3-2-1 Big 12) vs. Colorado (6-8-1, 2-4-1)
 Game 16 vs. Colorado  Sunday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. CT
 Location  Norman, Okla. | John Crain Field - OU Soccer Complex
 Promos/Tickets  Gridiron and Goals | $8 adult, $5 youth
 Internet  Live Stats | Webcast (paid)
 Game Info  2010 Media Guide | Weekly Releases | Blog | Twitter

NORMAN, Okla. --On Sunday, Oct. 17, the Sooners remain home to host Colorado (6-7-1, 2-3-1) at 1 p.m.

The Buffaloes lost 3-2 at No. 5 Oklahoma State on Thursday night. CU is 1-4-3 since upsetting then-No. 10 UCLA and then-No. 5 Texas A&M in back-to-back games in late September.

Colorado returns eight starters from the 2009 team that finished third in the Big 12 with a 6-4 record (9-10 overall).

Offensively, the Buffaloes are led by Kym Lowry with three goals and 10 points (second on team with four assists). Six other Buffaloes have tallied two or more goals in 2010.

Annie Brunner has four shutouts in goal for Colorado and a 1.17 goals-against average.

The Sooners are 4-9-1 all-time against the Buffaloes after dropping five straight. Colorado won 5-1 in the last meeting in 2009 in Boulder. OU is 3-2-1 in Norman against Colorado and the Buffaloes hold a 4-2-1 advantage in games decided by one goal or less.

Tickets
Tickets are available ($8 adult and $5 youth) at the OU Athletic Ticket Office on Asp Avenue (Monday through Friday), by phone at 800-456-GoOU, at the gate of the OU Soccer Complex on gameday or by visiting online.

Sunday Promotions - Gridiron & Goals
$4 Admission with OU vs. Iowa State Football ticket stub
$4 Admission for youth (8th grade or younger) at gate in youth club team soccer jersey
500 OU lunchboxes for kids

On the Web
Fans can follow live stats for both games with a link via the schedule page on SoonerSports.com. A live webcast is also available for both games on Oklahoma All-Access, SoonerSports.com’s premium site.

Last Time Out
The Sooners battled visiting Nebraska on Thursday to a scoreless tie. The 110 minutes of action saw Oklahoma lead Nebraska in every aspect of the game, including shots (23-19), shots on goal (13-6) and corner kicks (7-6).

Nebraska had not been shut out in six Big 12 games and entered Thursday’s game with 13 goals in the last three Big 12 outings. Sophomore Morgan Marlborough, the nation’s No. 3 leading goal scorer (No. 1 in points), entered the contest against the Sooners with a goal in each of the last eight games and 10 scores in that span.

Next Week
OU returns home to host a pair of Big 12 Conference foes. The Sooners start things off on Thursday, Oct. 14 against Nebraska at 7 p.m. The Huskers have won five straight over the Sooners and lead the overall series 12-2. OU’s two wins came in 2004 in Norman and 2000 in Lincoln. Eight of the 14 meetings have been tightly contested with NU holding a 6-2 advantage in one-goal games. On Sunday, Oct. 17, the Colorado Buffaloes come to Norman for a 1 p.m. showdown. The Sooners are 4-9-1 all-time against the Buffaloes after dropping five straight. OU is 3-2-1 in Norman against Colorado. The Buffaloes hold a 4-2-1 advantage in games decided by one goal or less.


 

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