Clarksville, Ark. – University of the Ozarks freshman forward Charleus Emmanuel Ritch was named the American Southwest Conference Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the ASC office today.
Ritch, a native of Carrefour, Haiti, scored two golden goals to help the Eagles to a 2-0-0 week. Ritch delivered a dramatic game-winning goal just 29 seconds into overtime in a 2-1 win against Concordia Texas, while assisting on the Eagles' other goal. Ritch came back against Mary Hardin-Baylor and provided the heroics with the game-winner in the 93rd minute of a 2-1 victory. He scored the Eagles first goal in the 69th minute. For the week, he totaled three goals and an assist on 11 shots.
Ritch leads the conference in shots (37), ranks second in points (12) and fourth in goals (5).
The Eagles will travel to Abilene, Texas, to face Hardin-Simmons October 10 and McMurry October 12.