Mounties Drop First Game of Montana Road Trip

HELENA, Mont. – Eastern Oregon traveled to face off against Carroll College Friday afternoon, ending with a 3-1 decision in favor of Carroll. The result places Eastern Oregon’s record at 2-6-3 overall and 2-4-1 in conference play.

Carroll established an early advantage in the 31st minute when Felix Billard netted an unassisted goal. Eastern Oregon managed to get two shots off in the first half, but neither found the back of the net, leaving Carroll leading 1-0 at the break.

Eastern Oregon showed promise when Davis Magee scored in the 56th minute, with an assist from Edgar Romero Perez, leveling the score at 1-1. However, Carroll quickly regained the lead as Enrico Paparelli found the back of the net in the 62nd minute, thanks to an assist from Luke Rosenberger. Not long after, in the 68th minute, Sam Loughton extended Carroll’s lead with an unassisted goal, bringing the final score to 3-1 in favor of Carroll.

Statistically, Carroll managed to outshoot Eastern Oregon by registering a total of 12 shots compared to the Mounties’ 6. Eastern Oregon secured 6 corner kicks as opposed to Carroll’s 5, while both team tallied two saves. Carroll’s play was notably aggressive while committing a total of 14 fouls, doubling Eastern Oregon’s count of 7.

Dawson Heuett of Eastern Oregon was shown a red card in the 51st minute, reducing the team to 10 players for a significant portion of the second half. Additionally, there were three yellow cards shown in the second half: Sam Loughton and Felix Billard of Carroll, as well as Nathan Marshall of Eastern Oregon.

Goalkeepers Kevin Pullara of Eastern Oregon and Juan Muniz Navarrette of Carroll both played the full 90 minutes and made 2 saves each.

Eastern Oregon will return to action tomorrow afternoon against University of Providence at 1:00 p.m. MT.

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