Class 3, District 11 for Boys & Girls
Central Ozark Conference
Head Coach: Evan Palmer
Boys Program: 175-193-21 (1995-2010)
COC titles in 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008. District Championships – 2000
Girls Program: 121-169-11 (1998-2010)
District Championships – 2010, defeated Willard in Sectionals, lost in Quarterfinal to Rock Bridge Bruins
The team opened with 4 straight wins. The 4th win was the 125th for the Girls program and 300th win overall for the Nixa Eagles and Head Coach Evan Palmer. It was 6-0 over the Parkview Vikings.
Junior Rachel Murphey got the game-winner in the 13th on an assist from Kelsey Haist. Murphey ended up with 3 goals, Haist had 3 assists and goals were also scored by freshman Bailey Pesek, junior Lauren Moats and freshman Payton DeHart.
A Gold Division title at the Kickapoo Shootout was achieved with a win over Rock Bridge on April 16th. Nixa got the game winner from Sr Kelsey Bartell in the 1st min of OT as the Eagles fight back with a goal in the final min of regulation by Shelby Zielke, direct from the corner kick. The win avenged the Quarterfinal loss last season.
Th Eagles captured their first Central Ozark Championship Large School Division with a 2-0 win over Ozark on May 5th at home. Goals were scored by by Paige Townsend, assisted by Lauren Moats and Courtney Frerichs followed by Moats, assisted by Anne Pierce. Both came in the second half. Shutout by Kristin Miller, the Eagles moved to 17-3 on the season.
|Head Coach||Evan Palmer|
|Assistant Coaches||Ty Heinrichs, Don Duffy|
* Nixa defeated Branson 4-0 in the 1st round District match but lost to Glendale 5-4 in PK’s in a game that saw them come back from an 0-3 deficit
* Nixa ends the regular season at 18-5, the best record in the history of Nixa boys soccer.
* Nixa won the Kickapoo Shootout by defeating the Kickapoo Chiefs 1-0 in the Brown Division title game. It was the third straight shutout from goalie Mason Young during the weekend. The Eagles goal was scored by Robert Neathery as his shot from outside the box slipped just inside the upright in the 30th minute. It avenged a regular season 0-1 loss to Kickapoo Sep 3rd
* Mason Young became Nixa’s All-Time Shutout Leader with the shutout against Webb City October 2nd. It was his 18th career shutout. He finished with 13.5 shutouts in 2010, a record for a season and set the career record with 24.5 overall.
All-COC Large School Soccer 2010 team
First Team – Luke Moore, Jr; Drake Trease, Jr; Khai-Uyen Huynh, Sr
Second Team – Weston Hanger, Sr; Josh Rose, Sr; Cory Cann, Jr; Mason Young, Jr
District 11 Honors
Offensive POY – KhaiUyen Huynh – Nixa
1st Team -Luke Moore, 11, D; Drake Trease, 11, M; Mason Young, 11, GK; KhaiUyen Huynh, 12, F
2nd Team – Corey Cann, 11, M; Josh Rose, 12, D; Charlie Fenwick, 12, D; Robert Neathery, 10, M
Honorable Mention – Weston Hanger, 12, D