#ASunWSoc Breakdown: Challenging Weekend of Contests

Friday, September 06, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer teams head into this weekend's action hoping to build off the success of last week after Mercer and FGCU earned victories against Southeastern Conference opponents.

The Bears square off against Auburn and Tennessee this week, while Jacksonville travels to Georgia. The Bears host the Volunteers on Sunday at 1 p.m. EST and can be seen on ASun.TV.

The Dolphins' Kaitlyn Bassett leads the league in scoring with four goals in her first three contests.

Northern Kentucky hosts Canisius at home as the Norse look to garner another home victory on Sunday, September 8th at 12 p.m. EST on ASun.TV.

Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Team Tables
Team Quick Facts #ASunWSoc Tweetables
Twitter: @ETSUWSoccer
Record: (1-3-0; 0-0-0)
Last Game: NC State (L, 3-0)

Coach: Adam Sayer
Career Record: (25-14-1)
  • Next Game: Winthrop (Sept. 6th - 7 p.m.)
  • ETSU's six goals this season have come from six different players
  • The Bucs look to stay undefeated at home as they host Winthrop

  • Season Leading Scorer: Six Tied at 1
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Sam Kron (6)
Twitter: @FGCU_WSoccer
Record: (2-1-1; 0-0-0)
Last Game: Miss. State (W, 2-1)

Coach: Jim Blankenship
Career Record: (314-101-25)
  • Next Game: at FIU (Sept. 6th - 5 p.m.)
  • The Eagles have 16 players that have registered a shot this season
  • Brittany Brown has 11 career shutouts; the most in the A-Sun

  • Season Leading Scorer: Eight tied at 1
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Shannen Wacker (14)
Twitter: @JUWomensSoccer
Record: (2-1-0; 0-0-0)
Last Game: Niagra (W, 3-2 OT)

Coach: Brian Copham
Career Record: (52-34-15)
  • Next Game: at Georgia (Sept. 6th - 7 p.m.)
  • Kaitlyn Bassett leads the league with four goals this season
  • The Dolphins average 3.67 goals per game; best in the A-Sun

  • Season Leading Scorer: Kaitlyn Bassett (4)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Kaitlyn Bassett (17)
Twitter: @ksuOWLSsoccer
Record: (1-3-0; 0-0-0)
Last Game: North Carolina (L, 3-0)

Coach: Rob King
Career Record: (191-102-21)
  • Next Game: at Georgia State (Sept. 6th - 7 p.m.)
  • The Owls only lost one game on the road in 2012
  • After Georgia State the Owls have a five game home stand

  • Season Leading Scorer: Brittney Reed (1)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Katrina Frost (21)
Twitter: @LipscombWSOC
Record: (1-2-1; 0-0-0)
Last Game: UT Martin (L, 2-0)

Coach: Kevin O'Brien
Career Record: (3-13-5)
  • Next Game: Alabama State (Sept. 6th - 7 p.m. CST)
  • Anna Buhigas leads the league in save percentage (.857)
  • Buhigas has secured 24 saves this season

  • Season Leading Scorer: Ellen Lundy (3)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Baylee Linnell (7)
Twitter: @MercerBears
Record: (2-1-1; 0-0-0)
Last: Georgia State (W, 2-1)

Coach: Tony Economopoulos
Career Record: (25-47-4)
  • Next Game: at Auburn (Sept. 6th - 7 p.m.)
  • Win vs. Alabama was its first over an SEC opponent since 1999
  • The Bears lead the league in points (41); 14 goals and 13 assists

  • Season Leading Scorer: Five tied at 2
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Casey Barrett (10)
Twitter: @OspreyWSoc
Record: (1-2-1; 0-0-0)
Last: George Mason (L, 3-0)

Coach: Linda Hamilton
Career Record: (48-78-12)
  • Next Game: vs. UCF (Sept. 6th - 4:30 p.m.)
  • Hopfensperger & Lencina have combined for a career total of 91 pts
  • UNF has five of the A-Sun's top-seven players in games started

  • Season Leading Scorer: Lanie Keating (1)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Lauren Hopfensperger (20)
Twitter: @NKUNorse
Record: (1-2-1; 0-0-0)
Last Game: Tenn. Tech (W, 1-0 )

Coach: Bob Sheehan
Career Record: (259-66-19)
  • Next Game: at Morehead St. (Sept. 6th - 7 p.m.)
  • Allison Ponzer tallied the first goal of the season for the Norse
  • Coach Sheehan is one win from his 260th career victory

  • Season Leading Scorer: Allison Ponzer (1)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Megan Frye (6)
Twitter: @UpstateSpartans
Record: (1-3-1; 0-0-0)
Last: Furman (L, 2-0)

Coach: Abby Minihan
Career Record: (4-18-1)
  • Next Game: at Presbyterian (Sept. 6th - 2 p.m.)
  • Plantz made 11 saves vs. Furman to boost her career total to 233
  • Upstate plays Presbyterian in its second of six road games in a row

  • Season Leading Scorer: Rebecca Sanzsole (2)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Rebecca Sanzsole (2)
Twitter: @StetsonWSoccer
Record: (1-1-1; 0-0-0)
Last Game: FIU (L, 2-0 OT)

Coach: Manoj Khettry
Career Record: (58-74-10)
  • Next Game: at Georgia Southern (Sept. 6th - 7 p.m.)
  • The Hatters have a league-best goals against average (0.87)
  • Alyssa Welsh leads the league in shots per game at 6.00

  • Season Leading Scorer: Carmen Bernecker/ Kait Jones (1)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Alyssa Welsh (11)

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