Clarksville, Ark.-Georgetown, Texas native Marcos Gonzalez ended his soccer career at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas in record-breaking fashion.
Gonzalez, a 5-10 forward, now holds single-season school records in goals (20), assists (26), points (66), shots (124) and consecutive matches with a goal (6). For his career Gonzalez holds school records in games played (78), shots (367), goals (52), assists (45), points (149) and game winning goals (9). He also has school single match records in shots (14) and assists (8). Gonzalez led NCAA III this season in assists per game (1.18) and ranked fourth in points per game (3.15). His eight-assist game on September 4 against Rhema Bible College is a new NCAA III and American Southwest Conference record. Gonzalez’s eight assists is one of thirteen conference records that he holds. His ASC single-season records include games played in a season (22), points (66), points per game (3.0), assists (26), assists per game (1.18), shots (124) and shots per game (5.63). His ASC career records include games played (78), points (149), assists (45) and assists per game (.57). “Marcos’s offensive accomplishments have certainly help put our program on the map,” said head coach Dave De Hart. “His accomplishments will also help build our program in the future.” The Eagles finished the year with a school best 18-3-1 record and were ASC East Division Champions. Gonzalez has led the Eagles to the post-season championship match the past two seasons and is a leading candidate for the ASC 2001 Player of the Year award. Gonzalez is a 1998 graduate of Georgetown High School and the son of Marcos and Ruth Gonzalez.