Coulter, Penagos Lead Teams to 2-0 Start; #ASunMSoc Honors

Monday, October 07, 2013

MACON, Ga. - ETSU and FGCU opened the Atlantic Sun men's soccer conference slate with two shutout victories to stand alone atop the league standings. For their efforts in the wins, ETSU's Ryan Coulter and FGCU's Henry Penagos were tabbed the Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Weekly Awards winners, announced Monday by the league office.

Penagos tallied both of FGCU's two goals in 1-0 shutout victories to push his season goal total to four and extend the Eagles' win streak to four. Both of his goals came in the first half at home as FGCU held on for the lone-goal wins.

Coulter and the Buccaneers picked up two shutout victories on the road with a 1-0 win at North Florida and a 2-0 triumph at Mercer. For Coulter, it marked his 21st and 22nd career shutouts, which puts him in second place in the conference record books.


Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Player of the Week - Oct. 7
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
  Henry Penagos
  FGCU

• Jr.; Forward
• Margate, Fla.
• Athletic Training

       
• First Career A-Sun Player of the Week award
• Netted both game-winning goals for FGCU in conference play
• Tallied first goal in 26th minute vs. Lipscomb in 1-0 win on Friday
• Converted penalty kick in 13th minute vs. NKU in 1-0 Sunday win
• Currently tied for fourth in A-Sun for points with eight
• Tied for first in the conference with two game-winning goals

Stats for the Week: 2-0; Two Game-Winning Goals; Three Shots
Next Mercer Contest: at ETSU; Friday, Oct. 11th            
Other Nominees: Kevin McMahon, Lipscomb; David Geno, ETSU; Jack Burns, Jacksonville

Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week - Oct. 7
Quick Bio Accomplishments
Player
  Ryan Coulter
  ETSU

• Sr.; Goalkeeper
• Dublin, Ireland
• Interdisciplinary Studies

     
• Sixth Career A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week; 2nd this season
• Recorded sixth and seventh shutouts of the season in road wins
• Stopped four shots in a 1-0 win at North Florida
• Followed with a 2-0 shutout victory at Mercer with one save
• Sits with 22 career shutouts; second-most in A-Sun history
• Lowered GAA to 0.74; best in the conference
• Tops in A-Sun for GAA, save percentage and shutouts

Stats for the Week: 2-0; Two Shutouts; Five Saves
Next ETSU Contest: hosts FGCU; Friday, Oct. 11th            
Other Nominees: Danny George, FGCU; Marc Meny, Jacksonville; Micah Bledsoe, Lipscomb

2013 Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Defensive Player of the Week (School)
Sept. 3rd Omar Djabi (Lipscomb) Christopher Bush (North Florida)
Sept. 9th Nick Rodriguez (Jacksonville) Brad Sienkiewicz (North Florida)
Sept. 16th Ehjayson Henry (Mercer) Ryan Coulter (ETSU)
Sept. 23rd Jean Rivaroli (North Florida) A.J. Fleak (Northern Kentucky)
Sept. 30th Felipe DeSousa (FGCU) Blaike Woodruff (ETSU)
Oct. 7th Henry Penagos (FGCU) Ryan Coulter (ETSU)