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February 15, 2019 Softball Team Takes Game One Against Concordia University Texas Austin, Texas-The Eagles held a 6-4 lead heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, but had to hold off Concordia University Texas to secure a 6-5 conference-opening win Friday night in game one. The Tornados loaded the bases with two outs in the bottom half of the frame and then drove one run in with an infield single to cut it to 6-5. With the bases still loaded, Abby Mork got a fly out to center field to end the threat. The Eagles used a productive third inning to grab a 5-2 advantage. Sierra Jasna drew a bases loaded walk, then Mork delivered a two-run double and Sydney Key followed with a two-run single. Kieara Bryant drove in the Eagles' final run with a single to center field. Concordia made things uncomfortable for the Eagles rallying late, but Mork settled in to force a flyout. Mork helped her own cause by finishing 2-for-3 with two RBI at the plate.
February 10, 2019 Prather Gets First Win As Head Coach Memphis, Tenn.-New head coach Denise Prather led her team to a 7-6 win over Huntingdon College Sunday earning her first collegiate win as a head coach. Prather's club got big hits and played clutch defense in the sixth and seventh to secure the game. The Eagles generated two runs in the first inning, two more in the second and another two more in the third. After the third, the game was all tied up at 6-6. Riki Haase tripled in a pair of runs in the third for the Eagles. From there, starting pitcher Candace Rogers was lights out as she did not allow a run in the fourth, fifth, sixth or seventh inning. In the bottom of the fourth, Kieara Bryant blasted a momentum changing solo home run to break the tie and prove to the be game-winner. Huntingdon threatened in the sixth loading the bases with no outs, but the Eagles got an out at home and then Rogers forced a double play to end it. The Eagles were tested once more in the top of the seventh as Huntingdon loaded the bases with one out. The Eagles got another out at home and then Rogers recorded a flyout to end the game. Bryant ended the game with two runs, two hits and two RBI. Rogers pitched a complete game.
February 9, 2019 Softball Team Opens Season With High-Scoring Losses Memphis, Tenn.-The Eagles dropped an up-and-down game one 9-7 against Huntingdon College to open the season and spoiling the head coaching debut of Denise Prather after jumping out to a 4-0 lead early on. The Eagles generated four runs on four hits in the first, with Sierra Jasna, Paige Lee, Tori Reiber and Sydney Key all driving in runs. Lee had a double while the remaining three had singles. Huntingdon would eventually take a 5-4 lead after four complete innings, but the Eagles responded with two runs in the top of the fourth. This time Kieara Bryant and Abby Mork drove in runs with singles to the outfield. Huntingdon would even the game 6-6 in the bottom half of the fifth and then add three more runs in the sixth. The Eagles made another rally in the top of the seventh when runners were at the corners with one out. An RBI groundout pushed one run across, but Huntingdon was able to record the final out on the next batter. In all, the Eagles pounded out 11 hits, with Bryant and Lee pacing the team with two apiece.
February 6, 2019 2019 Softball Preview Clarksville, Ark.-The 2018 University of the Ozarks softball team produced a historic season as it qualified for the American Southwest Conference post-season Tournament for the first time in program history.
November 30, 2018 Richard Dunsworth Named To NCAA Division III Presidents Council Clarksville, Ark. - University of the Ozarks President Richard L. Dunsworth. J.D., has been appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Presidents Council, the highest governing body in the division.
November 26, 2018 U of O FCA Chapter Assists With Operation Christmas Child Clarksville, Ark.-The University of the Ozarks chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently volunteered its time and resources to assist in Operation Christmas Child.