Kerns and Brown Finish Strong to Earn Player of the Week Nod

Monday, October 22, 2012

MACON, Ga. – ETSU's Ramey Kerns and FGCU's Brittany Brown finished the final weekend of the regular season with strong performances to earn them Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Player of the Week honors, announced Monday by the league office.

Kerns scored five goals this weekend to net a total of 20 this season, while Brown secured two shutouts for the Eagles to help them claim the A-Sun regular season title. FGCU will host the 2012 Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Championship as the regular season wrapped up and seedings were set.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Ramey Kerns, ETSU
(F – Jr. – Kings Mountain, N.C. – Exercise Science)

  • Fifth Career Atlantic Sun Player of Week
  • Totaled four goals against UNF, tying the ETSU record for most goals in a game
  • Tallied a total of five goals and an assist on the weekend for 11 points
  • Has 20 goals this season; tied for 7th in A-Sun history
  • Statistically leads the league in shots (85), points (44) and goals (20)
  • ETSU secured the No. 4 seed and will host Jacksonville in the first round of the 2012 A-Sun Women's Soccer Championship

OTHER NOMINEES:

  • Kaitlyn Bassett (F, Jacksonville) - Scored three goals in the Dolphins two wins on the weekend
  • Ally Kasun (MF, FGCU) - Netted the game-winner vs. Mercer which gave the Eagles the No. 1 seed
  • Megan Frye (F/MF, Northern Kentucky) - Tallied two goals in NKU's 5-2 victory over Lipscomb on Saturday

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Brittany Brown, FGCU
(GK – Fr. – Rochester, N.Y.)

  • Second Career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week
  • Helped the Eagles secure the No. 1 seed going into the Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Championship
  • Recorded her sixth and seventh shutout of the season against Kennesaw State and Mercer; the most in the A-Sun
  • Secured a combined 10 saves in two games this past weekend
  • The Eagles are 12-3-3 to end the regular season and will be the host of the 2012 women's soccer championship.

OTHER NOMINEES:

  • Miranda Fyfe (D, Jacksonville) - Scored the game winning goal against ETSU for the Dolphins
  • Lauren Roberts (GK, Kennesaw State) - Grabbed 12 combined saves against FGCU and Stetson
2012 Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Defensive Player of the Week (School)
Aug. 20 Danielle Gray (Kennesaw State) Sierra Campbell (ETSU)
Aug. 27 Ramey Kerns (ETSU) Rachel Beninati (North Florida)
Sept. 4 Shannen Wacker (FGCU) Melissa Hutto (Kennesaw State)
Sept. 10 Ramey Kerns (ETSU) Brittany Brown (FGCU)
Sept. 17 Casey Barrett (Mercer) Hannah Allerton (Jacksonville)
Sept. 24 Ramey Kerns (ETSU) Brittany Brown (FGCU)
Oct. 1 Shannen Wacker (FGCU) Samantha Kron (ETSU)
Oct. 8 Lauren Hopfensperger (North Florida) Maggie Cropp (Mercer)
Oct. 15 Katrina Frost (Kennesaw State) Devon Fry (Mercer)
Oct. 22 Ramey Kerns (ETSU) Brittany Brown (FGCU)

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