No. 16 OU Hosts No. 8 BYU for Exhibition Match

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Tyler Pigg
By Tyler Pigg
Associate Director of Communications
AUGUST 10, 2017

OklahomaBYU
16Oklahoma vs. 8BYU
Aug. 11 | 7 p.m. CT | Norman | OU Soccer Complex

2016 STATS COMPARISON
  OU BYU
Record 14-7-2 18-3-1
Goals 36 58
Assists 26 61
Points 98 177
Shots 295 346
Corner Kicks 86 127
Saves 74 74
Shutouts 9 12
Goals Allowed 22 11

NORMAN  The Oklahoma soccer team hosts its first and only exhibition matchup on Friday as the No. 16 Sooners take on No. 8 BYU at 7 p.m. CT.

The exhibition game at the OU Soccer Complex is free and open to the public.

The Sooners enter 2017 with six returning starters, including Preseason All-Big 12 selection Paige Welch, after advancing to the second round of the NCAA Tournament a year ago.

For the second straight year, OU was picked third in the Big 12 Soccer Preseason Poll by the league’s coaches.

Friday’s exhibition is a rematch of last season’s NCAA Tournament second-round matchup with BYU as the Cougars ended OU’s run with a 2-1 win in Columbia, S.C. BYU returns its entire backline from last year’s squad that ranked ninth in the NCAA in goals-against average.

Fans can listen to the exhibition match locally on KREF 1400-AM. Live stats for the match can be found here.

Season tickets, mini-plans and single-game tickets are on sale now for purchase online and by phone (800-456-GoOU).

OU opens the regular season on Aug. 18 against Arizona at 7 p.m. CT.

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