Clarksville, Ark.--The Eagles found little challenge against American Southwest Conference soccer opponent Concordia-Austin on Friday afternoon.
The Eagles (9-7-0, 6-4-0) turned in another fine offensive and defensive performance on Hurie Field, scoring six goals and recording 37 shots while gaining their fifth shutout of the season. The 6-0 victory over Concordia-Austin (0-10-0, 0-10-0) edged Ozarks one step closer to the playoffs and gave them back-to-back conference wins for the third time this season. The Eagles have now scored 29 goals and gave up only 11 in their league matches this season. Ozarks scored three goals in each half, with two of those coming from Josh Carrasco in the first forty-five minutes of play. Carrasco nailed a shot in the 34th minute and later scored just nine seconds before halftime. Nathan Abbott scored the match’s first goal in the 15th minute. Ryan Skelly, Malcolm Williams and Tommy Trimble had goals in the second half. Ozarks held the visitors to just one shot while 22 of their 37shots were shots on goal. Skelly had a team-best eight shots. Chris Schultz and Jeffrey Enevoldsen split time in goal for the Eagles. Schultz recorded the team’s only save in forty-five minutes of action. Ozarks will host Mary Hardin-Baylor tomorrow in an afternoon designated as "Senior Day." Seniors will be honored prior to the start of the men’s game. The ceremony is set to start at 3 p.m. for both the men and women.