University of the Ozarks 2, Hardin-Simmons University 1
Records: University of the Ozarks (2-6-1, 2-3-0 ASC), Hardin-Simmons University (0-7-1, 0-4-0 ASC)
Thursday, Sept. 28, 2018
Abilene, Texas | HSU Soccer Complex
The Eagles escaped Hardin-Simmons with a 2-1 win after the Cowboys notched an own goal in the 83rd minute Thursday night. The Eagles played a strong match, outshooting the home team 17-12. The Eagles scored first when Spence Jean Baptist back-heeled a shot in the 25th minute. Thomas Ross headed the ball prior to the shot to receive an assist. The Cowboys then evened the match 1-1 in the 43rd minute. A back-and-forth second half ensued until the Eagles were rewarded a corner kick. Following a number of deflections, the ball ended up in the back of the net. A final shot for the Cowboys with just seconds left sailed wide. Ross and Miguel Reyes had four shots each. Goalkeeper Logan Valestin posted four saves. After a tough start, the Eagles have won two straight conference matches.
24:12 - Spence Jean Baptiste
42:58 - Gilbert Mugisha
82:45 - Hardin-Simmons
A Hardin-Simmons own goal in the 83rd minute pushed the Eagles to a 2-1 win.
Logan Valestin, Jax Robinson, Richard Souffrant, Thomas Ross, Michael Luster, Miguel Reyes, Drew Mott, Alex Ross, Truman Hensley, Bradley Rice, Spence Jean Baptiste
Derric Davis, Sean Garcia, Layne Garcia, Bryce Young, Rigo Resendez
EAGLES' NEXT MATCH
The Eagles will face McMurry University September 29 in Abilene.