Ryan Pierson Named Defensive ASC Player of the Week

November 5, 2002
By cnp
Posted in Athletics

Clarksville, Ark.-U of O sophomore defender Ryan Pierson was named American Southwest Conference East Division Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Eagles' two conference victories last week.

Pierson, a 5-9, 160-pound native of Allen, Texas, limited both high scoring forwards from East Texas Baptist and LeTourneau to zero shots in Ozarks’ wins which gave the Eagles the No. 2 East seed in the ASC Men’s Soccer Tournament. Pierson has started in 15 matches this season and has helped Ozarks establish a school record ten shut outs this season. Pierson is the fourth Ozarks’ player to receive conference Player of the Week honors this season. The Eagles (12-5-0) are currently in second place in the conference with a 8-3-0 record.