Clarksville, Ark.-The Lady Eagles couldn't hang on to a 1-0 halftime lead as Texas Lutheran University stormed back to take a 2-1 win on Sunday in American Southwest Conference play.
Ozarks (5-6-4, 4-6-1) Jessalyn Halsted scored in the 35th minute on a header off a corner to put Ozarks up 1-0, but Texas Lutheran answered with a pair of second half goals to seal the match. Ozarks nearly made it 2-0 in the 53rd minute when Heather Dryden had a quality shot, but Texas Lutheran’s keeper deflected the ball into the crossbar and out of the goal.
The Lady Bulldogs (10-5-1, 8-2-1) eventually tied the game in the 66th minute, and then provided the game-winner in the 89th minute on a penalty kick.
The Lady Eagles had five shots, while Texas Lutheran tallied 12. Halsted had a team-high three. Kristi Gordon had the lone assist for Ozarks. Lori Langman had six saves in goal for Ozarks.
Ozarks will travel to Longview, Texas, to face LeTourneau on October 26 and Marshall, Texas, to face East Texas Baptist on October 27.