Clarksville, Ark.-With a 3-0 win over American Southwest Conference foe East Texas Baptist University on Saturday night, the 2007 season for the Lady Eagles was the best in the program's history.
Heather Dryden got things going for Ozarks when she scored the match’s first goal. Amanda Bohon had the assist. It was Dryden’s team-leading eighth goal of the season. Chelsea Coleman later scored, with Bohon and Marisa Maldonado receiving assists. Coleman finished with five goals this season. The final goal came from Jessica Martin, who took a pass from Maldonado, and connected on her first goal of the season. It was Ozarks third shutout of the season.
Under first-year head coach Chad Leonard, Ozarks narrowly missed the playoffs, finishing in seventh place, one spot from earning the program’s first ever post-season appearance. At 7-6-4, the Lady Eagles had the program’s highest winning percentage (.529) and tied the program record in wins. In ASC play, the Lady Eagles finished with a 6-6-1 mark, the most league wins in the program’s history, while tying the school record in highest ASC winning percentage (.500). Ozarks also set a number of statistical records this season, including fewest goals allowed (23), lowest goals against average (1.35) and most assists (31).