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Eagles will in Play in A-Sun Game of the Week this Weekend
Thursday, October 23, 2008

F ORT MYERS, Fla. – The Florida Gulf Coast University womens soccer team travels to South Carolina to face USC Upstate before heading to Tennessee in the A-Sun game of the week against ETSU. Coming in to this weekend, the Eagles sit third in the A-Sun with a 3-1-3 conference record, trailing Belmont by just one point. The Eagles own the best overall winning percentage in the A-Sun, .679 pct. The Eagles enter this weekend having outscored their opponents25 to 11, and have outshot their opponents 187 to 131. The Eagles have held their opponents to less than one goal a game (.75), while the Eagles are averaging just fewer than two goals a game (1.70).

A-Sun Dominance

• Ranked third in points, averaging 5.57 per

game.

• Third in goals scored with 25, with 1.79 goals per game.

• Second in assists with 28, averaging two assist per game

• Second in goals allowed with 11, only

allowing .79 per match.

 • Third in corners with 86 opportunities.

• Second in shutouts, having

shutout half of their matches.

 

The Eagles are currently on a two game unbeaten

streak, with a tie against Lipscomb, and a 1-0 win over Belmont last weekend.

 

Eagles to Watch

Lindsay Haw: has a team high seven goals, and 20 points. Ranks second in the A-Sun with 1.43 points per game, and second in assist per game. Lindsay is also tied for first in the A-Sun with four game winners. Lindsay is great at exploiting opportunities she is faced with.  

Amber McCall: selected as preseason all-conference, and has three goals on the season. She is a true leader who can rise to any occasion.

Caytlan MacKenzie: second on the team with 10 points. Caytlan makes things happen and controls the ball really well.

Stephanie Powers: has 58 saves, and three shutouts on the year. Second in the A-Sun, only allowing .78 average goals against, and a .853 save percentage. Stephanie is a hard worker, and strives to improve every day.

 

Preseason Polls

FGCU was ranked third in the A-Sun preseason

poll, behind KSU and Mercer while they landed

one player on the preseason all-conference