Ozark Christian won the 2016 Midwest Christian College Soccer Tournament by defeating Manhattan Christian, 1-0, in the championship match on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Ozark Christian claims MCCC Tournament title in Men's Soccer


Ozark Christian's goal in the 22nd minute was enough as the Ambassadors won the title match of the 2016 Midwest Christian College Conference Tournament on Saturday.

The Ambassadors came in as the top seed after finishing 5-0-1 in league play and improved to 11-3-1 overall. Second-seeded Manhattan Christian dropped to 11-7-0 on the year.

In other matches on Saturday, No. 4 seed Faith Baptist Bible topped No. 3 seed Barclay, 4-1, in the third place match, while No. 5 seed Emmaus Bible edged No. 7 seed Central Christian, 2-1, in a battle for fifth place. All tournament results can be found on the 2016 Men's Soccer Schedule & Results page.

All-conference awards were presented on Friday night, highlighted by Manhattan Christian's Sam Heryford receiving the MVP Award and Emmaus Bible receiving the Sportsmanship Award.

2016 All-MCCC Soccer Teams

Honorable Mention
Ryan Adams, Barclay College
Brandon Young, Emmaus Bible College

Second Team
Ben Priebe, Barclay College
David Levy, Faith Baptist Bible College
Austin Sather, Ozark Christian College
Kameron Wiebe, Calvary University
Joe Olson, Emmaus Bible College
Skyler Davis, Ozark Christian College
Andre Souza, Ozark Christian College
Nathan Sowers, Central Christian College of the Bible
Shane Herl, Manhattan Christian College
Garrett Zuercher, Barclay College
Josh Bray, Faith Baptist Bible College

First Team
Elijah Barsness, Emmaus Bible College
Alec Van Nort, Manhattan Christian College
Andrew Matthews, Manhattan Christian College
Lauro Soto, Ozark Christian College
Carson McBain, Emmaus Bible College
Brenton Newby, Barclay College
Nick Cannon, Ozark Christian College
Sully Smith, Ozark Christian College
Joseph Frerichs, Faith Baptist Bible College
Russel Wilson, Manhattan Christian College
Sam Heryford (MVP), Manhattan Christian College

Emmaus Bible College