Navas; Coulter Score Big Week for A-Sun in Non-Conference Play

Monday, September 26, 2011

MACON, Ga. – FGCU’s Andres Navas and ETSU’s Ryan Coulter played integral parts in their team’s success this week as Navas scored the deciding goal in 2-1 win against No. 8 UCF, while Coulter held Virginia Tech and No. 23 Furman scoreless to give the Bucs an undefeated week.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Andres Navas, FGCU
(Jr. – Midfield – Miami, Fla. – Engineering)
• First Career Player of the Week award
• Scored the game-winning goal against No. 8 UCF on Saturday
• His goal gave the Eagles its third win in program history against ranked opponents
• Tied for team lead in points and goals

OTHER NOMINEES:
• Will Betts (Jr., Mercer) – Added his third goal of the season at Nebraska-Omaha
• Will Moorad (Sr., Belmont) – Registered his 17th career goal in loss to Evansville
• Nick Bibb (So., Lipscomb) – Scored twice in less than two minutes against SIU-Edwardsville

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Ryan Coulter, ETSU
(So. – Goalkeeper – Dublin, Ireland)
• Second Career Player of the Week award; second this season
• Allowed no goals in 200 minutes of play on the week, while stopping nine shots
• Recorded 1-0 shutout of Virginia Tech on Tuesday
• Capped week with seven saves in 0-0 tie against No. 23 Furman

OTHER NOMINEES:
• Luis Ocejo (Jr., Stetson) – Scored first career goal to tie the match against George Washington
• Greg Ranjitsingh (Fr., Mercer) – Tallied third shutout of the season with 2-0 win at UNO

2011 Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Player of the Weeks
Date Player of the Week (School)
Defensive Player of the Week (School)
Aug. 29 Aaron Schoenfeld (ETSU)
T.J. Brown (Belmont)
Sept. 6 Jonathan Mendoza (Stetson) / Alesi Osorio (ETSU)
Ryan Coulter (ETSU)
Sept. 12 Josey Portillo (FGCU)
Adam Glick (FGCU)
Sept. 19 Brandon Tarr (Belmont)
Joey Heavner (Mercer)
Sept. 26 Andres Navas (FGCU)
Ryan Coulter (ETSU)

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