Clarksville, Ark.-Georgetown, Texas native Marcos Gonzalez was named 2001 American Southwest Conference East Division men's soccer Co-Offensive Player of the Year and earned a spot on the ASC All-Conference team.
Gonzalez, a senior forward at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Arkansas, was chosen from the seven teams competing in the ASC East division. He was one of only fourteen players to earn All-Conference honors with players from all fifteen-conference teams eligible for the honor. In addition to his All-Conference honor, Gonzalez was named to the ASC All-East Division first team. This marks the fourth year Gonzalez has received all-conference honors. He is also a three-time ASC all-academic selection. Gonzalez led the Eagles to a school best 18-3-1 record this season. Gonzalez ended his career as the school’s all-time leader in goals (52), assists (45), games played (78), points (149) and game winning goals (9). He now owns seven single-season conference records and four career conference records. Single-season ASC records he holds are most games played (26), most points (66), highest points per game average (3.0), most assists (26), highest assists per game average (1.18), most shots (124) and highest shots per game average (5.63). Career ASC records he holds are most games played (78), most points (149), most assists (45) and highest assists per game average (.57). His 1.18 assist per game average placed him first this season in NCAA III and a 3.15 points per game average ranked him eighth. Gonzalez set a new NCAA III on September 4 record by gathering eight assists in one match. Gonzalez is a 1998 graduate of Georgetown High School and the son of Marcos and Ruth Gonzalez.