2011 A-Sun Fall Season Spotlight: Lipscomb Bisons

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

MACON, Ga. - The 2011 Atlantic Sun Conference Fall Seasons are previewed by each of the ten institutions with a sit-down talk with the respective athletic directors. Lipscomb Athletic Director Philip Hutcheson discusses the upcoming fall seasons for the Bisons in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

Women's Soccer Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: Ninth
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 4-14 (0-10; 11th)
2011 Schedule // 2011 Roster
Note: Lipscomb's four non-conference victories in 2010 were the most since the Lady Bisons joined the A-Sun in 2003.

Men's Soccer Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: Sixth
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 10-9-0 (5-4; t-Fourth)
2011 Schedule // 2011 Roster
Note: Under Head Coach Charles Morrow, the Bisons have reached the A-Sun Championship Semifinals in three of the past four seasons, including last year.

Volleyball Capsule
2011 Predicted Finish: First - Tournament Champions
2010 Overall Record (A-Sun): 24-7 (10-0; First) - Tournament Champions
2011 Schedule // 2011 Roster
Note: The Lady Bisons haven't lost a conference match over the past two seasons and are the only team in the nation to acheive that feat.

Cross Country Capsule
2010 Championship Men's Finish: Ninth; 214 Points
2010 Championship Women's Finish: Second; 73 Points
2011 Men's Schedule // 2011 Women's Schedule // 2011 Men's Roster // 2011 Women's Roster
Note: The Lady Bisons finish of second at the 2010 A-Sun Championship was the program's best finish since joining the conference and was the best improvement over the previous year's championship.

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The Atlantic Sun Conference is an NCAA Division I league with 10 member institutions committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun meets the challenge of maintaining the highest standards in academic and athletic achievement with a true balance between student and athlete. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.