Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks sophomore defender Jason Owens was named to the D3Kicks.com Team of the Week, it was announced by D3Kicks.com co-founder Matt Wolin
Owens, a 5-foot-11, 165-pound native of Tulsa, Okla., received the honor after helping the Eagles to a 1-1-0 record to start the 2007 season. Owens shut down Piedmont’s Drew Griffin, the NCAA Division III leader in goals per game last season, in a 3-0 victory at the Nike Kick-Off Classic in Maryville, Tenn., on Saturday. Owens followed that performance by limiting Maryville’s Zak Peterson to one shot on Sunday.
It is the second individual honor Owens has received this week. He was named the ASC Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday.
He is a graduate of Union High School in Tulsa.
Owens and the Eagles will host Missouri Baptist University on September 8 at 3:30 p.m.