|UNCW Men's Soccer Notebook|
UNCW Men's Soccer Report (Sept. 3)
Record: 1-1-1 (0-0-0 CAA)
Last Week: 8/29 at Campbell, L 2-1; 9/2 at App. State, W 1-0 (1OT)
This Week: 9/7 at Furman, 7 p.m.; 9/9 Vs. Coll. Of Charleston, 11:30 a.m.
CAA Player of the Week Nominee
Mateo Cardona (Sophomore, midfielder, Cali, Colombia/Colegia Britanico)
- Scored twice as the Seahawks went 1-1 in a pair of road matches. Cardona scored in the second half against Campbell and then scored 41 seconds into overtime to lift UNCW to a 1-0 win at Appalachian State. It was Cardona's first career game-winner and his third career goal total. The win gave UNCW it's first road win of the season and first since 2010 when they edged George Mason in the season finale.
CAA Rookie of the Week Nominee
Brad Newman (Junior, Raleigh, N.C./Millbrook)
- Made his first two career starts and allowed two goals in 180:41. Newman made three saves in each game and has a 1.00 goals against average on the young season.
Notes: The Seahawks dropped a 2-1 decision at Campbell on Wednesday before rebounding on Sunday for a 1-0 win over Appalachian State ... Mateo Cardona needed just 41 seconds to make the Seahawks victors against ASU ... Junior Michael Parrish assisted on both Cardona goals this week ... The Seahawks dropped to 20-26-1 all-time against Campbell, a series that has been played every season since 1969 ... The Seahawks head to Greenville, S.C., this week for the Diadora/Sphinx Invitational, hosted by nationally-ranked Furman ... UNCW takes on the host Paladins on Friday and Coll. Of Charleston on Sunday ... The Seahawks have already faced a pair of Southern Conference schools in UNC Greensboro (2-2 tie) and App. State.