Teams Square Off in First Round of #ASunWSoc Championship

Friday, November 01, 2013

MACON, Ga. - Get a preview of the 2013 Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Championship Quarterfinals as Kennesaw State hosts Lipscomb and Mercer welcomes Stetson.

Top-seeded FGCU and No. 2 Jacksonville received byes in the opening round of the A-Sun Championship and await the winners of the two quarterfinals. The Eagles are hosting the championship for the third-straight season.

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Both the quarterfinal and semifinals matches can be seen for free on ASun.TV, while the Championship Final will be streamed on the WatchESPN app on November 10th at 1 p.m. EST.

2013 Atlantic Sun Women's Soccer Championship Quarterfinals
#3 Kennesaw State #ASunWSoc Quarterfinal Breakdown
#6 Lipscomb
     Kennesaw State hosts Lipscomb | 7 p.m. | ASun.TV
#3 Seed vs. #6 Seed All-Time: #3 Seed leads 8-4-3
• Lipscomb is making its first-ever berth in the A-Sun Championship
• The Owls have two A-Sun Championship Titles (2007, 2009)
• Ellen Lundy broke single-season program records in goals & points
• Defender Alma Gardarsdottir made first-team all-conference
@KSUOwlsSoccer | Watch on ASun.TV | Live Stats | @LipcombWSOC
• LU's Freshman Ellen Lundy tallied 14 goals and 31 points this season; tied for No. 1 in the A-Sun
• KSU's Katrina Frost has seven game-winning goals in her career
• Anna Buhigas, Ellen Lundy and Carlotta Fenefoss earned A-Sun Freshmen Team Honors
• The Owls' goalkeeper Olivia Sturdivant has six shutouts this year
• LU's Caroline Chadwell scored on the Owls in the regular season
• Frost is No. 2 in career goals of the active A-Sun players with 26
• Lundy is only the second Bison to make A-Sun First Team All-Conference; last was Katie Shelton in 2007
• Kennesaw State lost in 2012 A-Sun Championship quarterfinals to North Florida, 3-1, at home
#4 Mercer #ASunWSoc Quarterfinal Breakdown
#5 Stetson
     Mercer hosts Stetson | 7 p.m. | ASun.TV
#4 Seed vs. #5 Seed All-Time:#4 Seed leads 5-4-6
• Mercer has reached the A-Sun Championship Final in the last three years
• Stetson is making its first championship appearance since 2010
• The Bears are 5-5-6 in A-Sun Championship matches
• The Hatters won 1-0 at UNF in their last A-Sun Quarterfinal in 2010
@MercerWSoccer | Watch on ASun.TV | Live Stats | @StetsonWSoccer
• Mercer has played to penalty kicks six times in A-Sun Championship history; the most of the current schools
• Stetson's Amber Grose made first-team all-conference
• The Bears last two quarterfinals have been decided in PKs
• Grose is tied at No. 3 in the A-Sun for assists this year (6)
• A total of 15 different players have scored for the Bears this season
• Danielle Hurme was named the A-Sun Scholar Athlete of the Year
• Mercer is hosting its first-ever A-Sun Championship game
• The Hatters found themselves in eight straight A-Sun Championships from 2003 to 2010