#ASunMSoc Season Officially Underway with Friday Matches

Friday, October 04, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Two late goals decided matches in favor of Northern Kentucky and ETSU as Atlantic Sun men's soccer league play began on Friday. FGCU and Mercer also picked up victories on their home turf.

Trailing in the 89th minute, NKU's Nick McGregor tied the match with Stetson at 1-1 before Mohammad Salhieh won the contest to extend the Norse's unbeaten streak to six matches.

ETSU's Kristoffer Ibsen netted a goal in the 85th minute against North Florida to secure a 1-0 win at North Florida. Buccaneer goalkeeper Ryan Coulter picked up his 21st career shutout to tie for second-most in A-Sun history.

The Bears tallied three goals from three different individuals for a 3-1 victory vs. USC Upstate, while the Eagles utilized a Henry Penagos first-half tally to lock up a 1-0 win vs. Lipscomb.

Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Results
Mercer 3, USC Upstate 1
Northern Kentucky 2, Stetson 1 (OT)
ETSU 1, North Florida 0
FGCU 1, Lipscomb 0

FT USC Upstate (0-6-1; 0-1-0) 1 - 3 Mercer (3-7-0;1-0-0)
4' 0 - 1 Juan Jose Morales
55' 0 - 2 Ehjayson Henry
84' Dave Musambi 1 - 2
90' 1 - 3 David Murtaugh
Saves Hassan El-Haddad (3) Greg Ranjitsingh (3)

FT - OT Northern Kentucky (4-2-4; 1-0-0) 2 - 1 Stetson (1-6-2; 0-1-0)
27' 0 - 1 Chase Rodgers
89' Nick McGregor 1 - 1
98' Mohammad Salhieh 2 - 1
Saves A.J. Fleak (0) Andreas Schnabl (2)

FT ETSU (3-3-3; 1-0-0) 1 - 0 North Florida (4-3-1; 1-0-0)
84' Kristoffer Ibsen 1 - 0
Saves Ryan Coulter (4) Brad Sienkiewicz (3)

FT Lipscomb (4-5-1; 0-1-0) 0 - 1 FGCU (3-5-1; 1-0-0)
26' 0 - 1 Henry Penagos
Saves Micah Bledsoe (3) Danny George (4)

Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Upcoming Schedule
Saturday, October 5th
Davidson at Jacksonville - 5 p.m. - ASun.TV

Sunday, October 6th
Northern Kentucky at FGCU - 1 p.m. - ASun.TV
Lipscomb at Stetson - 1 p.m. - ASun.TV
ETSU at Mercer - 2 p.m.

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