SEWANEE, Tenn. – The Birmingham-Southern men’s soccer team fell to University of the Ozarks, 3-1, Sunday at the Kyle Rote Jr. Invitational in Sewanee, Tenn. Ozarks remains undefeated on the season at 4-0, while the Panthers drop to 1-3.
Shaun Renfro scored the match’s first goal at the 41-minute mark in the first half, but BSC freshman Tyler Evans tied things up early in the second half. Ozarks answered with a Ryan Cooper goal at the 64:50 mark, and Brandon Pierson followed with a goal in the 80th minute to push the lead to 3-1.
Brian Sarber played the entire game in goal for Ozarks, making seven saves. For the Panthers, senior Hal Halbert also played the duration and also recorded seven saves.
The Panthers return home next weekend for the BSC Invitational, taking on Mississippi College, Friday, at 7:30 p.m. and Spring Hill College, Sunday, at 2:30 p.m.