Andrew Flad scored the go ahead goal midway through the second half and the United States Sports Academy Eagles won their historic first match 3-2 against Union 10 in Daphne on September 7.
Leonardo Argote started the scoring with a stunning midfield shot early in the first half, and the Eagles added a goal with a penalty kick from Henry McMurphy.
The Eagles (1-0) play their next match on September 13 on the road against the University of Mobile at 7 p.m. Click here to see their whole schedule for the season.
The team plays under the leadership of longtime collegiate and professional coach Peter Fuller.
“It is an honor and a privilege to be the first head coach for soccer at the United States Sports Academy,” Fuller said. “We are excited to welcome in our first class of players for this fall, and we are looking forward to what the future holds for this school and sports program. It is a wonderful project and one that I am incredibly pleased. I am proud to be involved.”