Ozarks opens Season with Tie

August 30, 2019

By OZARKS SPORTS INFORMATION

GAME DETAILS
University of the Ozarks 3, Nebraska Wesleyan 3 (OT2)
Records: University of the Ozarks (0-0-1), Nebraska Wesleyan (0-0-1)
Friday, Aug. 30, 2019
Pella, Iowa | Kuyper Athletic Complex

THE BASICS
The Eagles battled back from a 3-1 first half deficit to end the match with a 3-3 tie against Nebraska Wesleylan in their season-opener. Drew Mott struck first as he netted a goal early to give the Eagles a 1-0 lead. Mott’s goal came in the 2nd minute. But Nebraska Wesleyan scored back-to-back goals in the 28th minute and then added another just before the half to hold a 3-1 advantage. Mott scored again in the 58th minute to trim the deficit to 3-2. The Eagles final goal came in the 64th minute. After a scoreless first overtime, the Eagles produced four shots in the second overtime. A header by Charleus Ritch and a shot later by Jackson Rogers were just off to keep the match alive. The Eagles ended with a slight 12-11 shots advantage. 

SCORING SUMMARY1:33 – Drew Mott (Jackson Rogers assist)
27:08 – Nebraska Wesleyan (TEAM)
27:52 -Nebraska Wesleyan (Royce Austen)
42:19 – Nebraska Wesleyan (Luke Livingston)
57:23 – Drew Mott (assist Charleus Ritch)
63:47 – Ozarks (TEAM)

KEY STATISTICS
The Eagles battled back from a 3-1 first half deficit to end the match with a 3-3 tie. The Eagles scored first in the match as Drew Mott netted a goal within the first two minutes.

OZARKS STARTERS
Logan Valestin (GK), Jonathan JulmisteRichard SouffrantPeter Ralph SevereTruman HensleyDrew MottCharleus Emmanuel RitchAlain ClaudeTanner YoungJackson RogersSebastien Bathard

OZARKS SUBSTITUTES
Pedro GallagaJuan CanoGaetan Jean LouisChris Reyes

EAGLES’ NEXT MATCH
The Eagles will take on Central College Sunday at 1 p.m. Live Coverage at: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/central/#

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