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ORU Shut Out In Conference Opener

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Oral Roberts fell to Oakland 2-0 on Friday at J.L. Johnson Stadium in the Summit League opener, dropping to 13-15 on the season.

Kurt Giller (1-4) had a quality start, but could not get any run support and he was credited with the loss. Giller pitched eight innings, allowing three hits and two runs with a career-high 11 strikeouts.

The Golden Eagles managed just three hits in the game.

Oakland (5-21) has never won or split a season series against ORU, and defeated the Golden Eagles for just the fifth time ever.

Jeff Gorecki (2-4) threw 8.1 innings for Oakland, allowing three hits with five strikeouts.

Oakland struck early, scoring two runs in the top of the third off a two-run single by Mike Carson. It would be all the offense the Golden Grizzlies would need to put away ORU, 2-0.

The series will resume with a double-header on Saturday beginning at 2 p.m. at J.L. Johnson Stadium. 

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