GRANTS PASS – The Rogue Community College Ospreys Men’s Soccer team was on the road Friday October 22nd against Portland Community College. A first minute goal set the tone as the Ospreys won 3-1, securing a 2nd place finish or better and a home playoff game for only the second time in program history.
The Ospreys (8-1-2, 6-1-2) came out with instant pressure against Portland (2-5-3, 2-4-3) as they attacked the box and Randy Rodriguez collected a ball and put it into the net to put the Ospreys up 1-0 in the first minute. In the 27th minute Rodriguez would set up Jhoel Sarraude for his 16th goal of the season to put the Ospreys up 2-0 at the half.
In the second half the Ospreys kept up the pressure, allowing a goal in the 79th minute, but securing the win with a PK goal by Jonny McCoy in the 83rd minute to win 3-1 on the day.
The victory secures a 2nd place finish or better for the program and a home playoff game. The Ospreys will host Clark College (3-2-3, 3-2-3) in the regular season finale Wednesday October 27th at 1:30pm at US Cellular Community Park Field #14 in Medford.