#ASunWSoc Breakdown: Conference Action Heats Up

Friday, October 04, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer continues to week two of conference play as Kennesaw State, FGCU and ETSU went undefeated in opening week action.

The Owls and the Eagles played two matches in the opening weekend to sit on top with six points. There were six instances last week of a player scoring two goals in one game to help their team to victory.

Three contests will be featured on ASun.TV on Friday and can be viewed for free. Jacksonville will host North Florida in the first River City Rumble match-up of the year.

Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Team Tables
Team Quick Facts #ASunWSoc Tweetables
Twitter: @ETSUWSoccer
Record: (5-4-1; 1-0-0)
Last Game: Upstate (W, 7-1)

Coach: Adam Sayer
Career Record: (29-15-2)
  • Next Game: Mercer (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV)
  • Zadrazil has marked back-to-back double digit assist seasons
  • The Bucs lead the league with 2.50 goals per game

  • Season Leading Scorer: Kristi Davis (6)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Kristi Davis (9)
Twitter: @FGCU_WSoccer
Record: (7-3-1; 2-0-0)
Last Game: UNF (W, 3-0)

Coach: Jim Blankenship
Career Record: (319-103-25)
  • Next Game: at Northern Kentucky (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m.)
  • FGCU has the best A-Sun record over the last four years (24-2-4)
  • The Eagles have never lost to NKU or LU in a conference match

  • Season Leading Scorer: Tabby Tindell (7)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Shannen Wacker (15)
Twitter: @JUWomensSoccer
Record: (6-5-0; 1-1-0)
Last Game: Stetson (W, 2-1)

Coach: Brian Copham
Career Record: (56-38-15)
  • Next Game: North Florida (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV)
  • Bassett netted her second multi-goal game of the year vs. Stetson
  • JU is 3-0-1 in the last four River City Rumbles vs. UNF

  • Season Leading Scorer: Kaitlyn Bassett (8)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Kaitlyn Bassett (22)
Twitter: @ksuOWLSsoccer
Record: (5-5-0; 2-0-0)
Last Game: NKU (W, 2-0)

Coach: Rob King
Career Record: (193-107-20)
  • Next Game: at USC Upstate (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV)
  • Katrina Frost has 23 career goals; the most of active A-Sun players
  • The Owls are riding a three game unbeaten streak

  • Season Leading Scorer: Three tied at 2 goals
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Katrina Frost (23)
Twitter: @LipscombWSOC
Record: (4-5-2; 1-1-0)
Last Game: Mercer (W, 2-1)

Coach: Kevin O'Brien
Career Record: (6-16-6)
  • Next Game: Stetson (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV)
  • Lundy is the seventh A-Sun freshman in six years to score 10 goals
  • Lundy is two goals from tying a career record in goals at LU

  • Season Leading Scorer: Ellen Lundy (11)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Ellen Lundy (11)
Twitter: @MercerWSoccer
Record: (6-5-1; 1-1-0)
Last: Lipscomb (L, 1-2)

Coach: Tony Economopoulos
Career Record: (29-52-4)
  • Next Game: at ETSU (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m.)
  • The Bears have scored 29 goals this season; the most in the A-Sun
  • Mercer hits the road after a seven game home stand (4-3)

  • Season Leading Scorer: Washida Blackman (5)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Washida Blackman (11)
Twitter: @OspreyWSoc
Record: (3-7-2; 0-2-0)
Last: FGCU (L, 0-3)

Coach: Linda Hamilton
Career Record: (50-83-13)
  • Next Game: at Jacksonville (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV)
  • The last six match-ups vs. JU have been settled by one goal or a draw
  • Megan Dorsey needs two shutouts to collect her 10th career shutout

  • Season Leading Scorer: Alexis Bredeau / Thea Linkfield (3)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Lauren Hopfensperger (21)
Twitter: @NKUNorse
Record: (4-6-1; 0-2-0)
Last Game: KSU (L, 0-2 )

Coach: Bob Sheehan
Career Record: (262-70-19)
  • Next Game: FGCU (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m.)
  • NKU's first ever A-Sun win was at Stetson (1-0); rematch on Sunday
  • Freshman Tanner Ruberg 47 saves this season; third in the A-Sun

  • Season Leading Scorer: Allison Ponzer (3)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Megan Frye (7)
Twitter: @UpstateWSoccer
Record: (3-5-2; 0-1-0)
Last: ETSU (L, 1-7)

Coach: Abby Minihan
Career Record: (6-20-2)
  • Next Game: Kennesaw State (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV)
  • This is Upstate's first home game in over a month
  • Plantz has twice as many career saves than anyone in the A-Sun (264)

  • Season Leading Scorer: Haley Gethin (2)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Carr / Sanzsole / Gethin (2)
Twitter: @StetsonWSoccer
Record: (3-6-1; 1-1-0)
Last Game: Jacksonville (L, 1-2)

Coach: Manoj Khettry
Career Record: (60-79-10)
  • Next Game: at Lipscomb (Oct. 4th - 7 p.m. - ASun.TV)
  • Stetson's last two match-ups vs. Lipscomb has gone to overtime
  • Alyssa Welsh has 39 shots this season; second in the A-Sun

  • Season Leading Scorer: Alyssa Welsh (2)
  • Active Career Leading Scorer: Alyssa Welsh (13)

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