Brownwood, Texas-After pulling off an upset against Mary Hardin-Baylor the day before, the Eagles fell to Howard Payne 3-2 Saturday in American Southwest Conference play.
Howard Payne (4-4-0, 2-3-0 ASC) built a 2-0 halftime lead and then added another goal in the 52nd minute to control the match. However, Ozarks (4-6-0, 3-3-0 ASC) surged late, connecting on a penalty kick in the 63rd minute and a knocking home a header in the 72nd minute. Travis Murnan recorded the PK, while Logan Hornback netted a goal on an assist from Guido Salas. The two teams combined for 38 shots in the match and Ozarks posted 11 corner kicks.
Neil Thompson had nine saves.
Ozarks will host Schreiner University October 6. The match can be heard on the web at www.kxio.nu.