Clarksville, Ark.-Five University of the Ozarks women's soccer players were recognized by the American Southwest Conference with the announcement of the 2006 All-Conference teams following a vote of the league's 14 head coaches.
Freshman midfielder Marisa Maldonado earned a spot on the All-ASC third team. Freshman defender Taylor Crutchfield, junior midfielder Amanda Bohon, freshman forward Heather Dryden and junior goalkeeper Olivia Fisher all earned All-ASC honorable mention honors. <#IMAGE:1#>Maldonado, a 5-5 native of The Colony, Texas, started in all 19 matches and collected 1 goal and 2 assists. Maldonado had both of her assists in a win over Mid-America Christian University. Crutchfield, a 5-5 native of Claremore, Okla., started in 17 matches and had 2 assists. She anchored a defense that totaled 3 shutouts. Bohon, a 5-5 native of Ponca City, Okla., started in all 19 matches and finished with 2 goals and 4 assists. She ranked second on the team in assists and fourth in goals, points (8) and shots (13). She collected 2 assists against Louisiana College. Dryden, a 5-5 native of Plano, Texas, led the team in assists (5) and shots (38). She was third in goals (5) and points (15). Dryden had one game-winning goal, and recorded 5 points against Concordia-Austin. She had a season-high 6 shots against Mid-America Christian University and Louisiana College. Her assist, goal, point and shot total are among the top ten highest totals in a single-season for the women’s program. Fisher, a 5-10 native of Mountain Home, Ark., finished second in the ASC in saves (175), fifth in saves percentage (.810), seventh in shutouts (3) and tenth in goals against average (2.07). A starter in 19 matches, Fisher set the single-season school record in saves and wins (7). Her 3 shutouts was the second highest total in the program’s history. Her 1778 minutes in goal are also a single-season program best. She had a season-high 19 saves against Hardin-Simmons. She twice earned the ASC Defensive Player of the Week award. The Lady Eagles recorded the most wins (7) in the program’s 11-year history. They set the team record in shots (45) and tied the team record in goals scored in a match (12), both coming against Mid-America Christian University.