Austin Eager

#2 Austin Eager

POS. D
YEAR Jr.
HT. 6-1
WT. 202
HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL) Carrollton, Texas (Hebron HS)

2018 (Junior):

  • Played in 15 games and made 14 starts, while logging 1,361 minutes
  • Recored two assists, which was second most among defensemen
  • Played a key role contributing in the Bisons defense which led to four shutouts on the season
  • All-ASUN First Team selection

2017 (Sophomore): 

  • Played in eight matches, starting seven
  • Logged 656 minutes of action
  • Notched two assists and took one shot on offense

2016 (Freshman): 

  • Was one of three Bisons to start all 18 games
  • Posted three assists and tallied three shots on goal
  • Three points were second-most amongst the defenders
  • Led the Bisons in total minutes played with 1,701 minutes (all but two minutes of the season)
  • Only time off the pitch came at the end of the first game of the season
  • Helped anchor the Bisons backline contributing to six shutouts on the season
  • Named to ASUN All-Freshman Team

Club: 

  • Named Captain of Solar 98 Soccer Club U14, U15 and U16
  • State Cup Champion 2009 and 2011
  • Led his team to the 2010 Disney Showcase Championship

High School: 

  • Played under Monte Pace at Hebron High School
  • Named First Team All-District in 2013 and All-District Honorable Mention in 2012
  • Selected as Hebron High's Varsity MVP...

Personal: 

  • Son of Scott and Daphne Eager
  • Has two sisters, Ashley and Danielle
  • His uncle played soccer at Tennessee Temple University
  • Chose Lipscomb over Brown, Emory, Bradley and Colorado School of Mines
  • Favorite professional sports team is Borussia Dortmund
  • Favorite book is Ender's Game.