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Eagles Building Positive Momentum

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
   
   
  Originally Published on: 10/24/2013

It wasn't a pretty beginning to the 2013 season for Ashland University, starting the year with three straight losses, but the Eagles are working towards a positive finish.

Ashland has racked up wins in three of their last four games and have a realistic shot to win their final three. Eagles head coach Lee Owens says the team faced a lot of adversity early in the year, but things are starting to settle down now that two key issues have been resolved.

Heading into a tough early schedule with three ranked opponents right out of the gates, Owens says the team didn't really know who the defensive coordinator or quarterback were going to be. But now that Tim Rose has settled back into his defensive coaches role and freshman Tra'Von Chapman has taken over as signal caller, Owens says, "Getting those two questions answered has helped us a bunch."

At 3-4, Ashland's playoff hopes are already out the window, even with three winnable games remaining on the schedule. However, the young squad is focused on closing the season strong in hopes of building momentum for next year.

"Finishing the season with wins right here is gonna be huge." Eagles junior linebacker Phil Galaska says. "It's gonna really bring the momentum in."

Galaska brought up his first season with the program when the team started 1-3, but finished with seven straight wins. With just about every key player returning for the team next year, Galaska says there's "brightness in the future for us" and would like to his squad create momentum heading into 2014.

Fellow junior wide receiver Dan Piko says the team has been successful of late with a "one week attitude". Piko says that Owens has been big on "finishing strong and having that carry on through next year", and that he wants to "keep these wins rolling."

The Eagles will host Malone on Saturday at 1 p.m., who just picked up their first win of the season last week. After that the team will travel to Findlay for a date with the 4-3 Oilers and finish at home with 2-5 Tiffin.

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