Goodwin - Notched his third goal of the season in UNCW's 3-0
win at William & Mary.
Bonner - Scored first goal in UNCW's win at William & Mary.
Tied for team-lead with three goals. CAA Rookie of the Week
Dell - Continues to give the Seahawks an explosive presence on
the wing. Tied for team-lead with three goals this season.
The Seahawks face a daunting stretch when they take on three NCAA tournament
programs in James Madison (Oct. 10), Old Dominion (Oct. 13) and Georgia
State (Oct. 17). All three matches will be played at the UNCW Soccer
Coach Aidan Heaney owns a record of 100-101-23 in 11+ seasons with the
Seahawks.He's second to Calvin Lane (129) in most wins by a UNCW coach.
Seahawks had four players sign professional contracts off the 2011 squad.
Brandon Miller (Rochester), Daniel Roberts (Wilmington), Christian Davidson
(Wilmington) and Josh Boone (Dayton). All played in the United Soccer
Key Three-Game Homestand With Dukes
UNCW will open and important stretch towards its postseason hope on Wednesday
when it hosts James Madison in the first of a three-game homestand that includes
games against nationally-ranked Old Dominion and Georgia State. All three
teams played in the NCAA tournament last fall.
Heaney Nabs Win
#100 At UNCW With a 3-0 win at WIlliam & Mary last week, UNCW Head Coach Aidan
Heaney earned his 100th career win at UNCW.Heaney trails only Calvin Lane
for UNCW's all-time record with 129 victories.
As CAA Rookie of the Week
Colin Bonner earned UNCW's second straight CAA Rookie of the Week award joining
Nathaniel Goodwin who was honored on Oct. 1. [Story]
Dragons Halt Seahawk
Second half goals by Ken Tribbett and Nathan Page backed a seven-save shutout
by Tim Washam as Drexel topped visiting UNCW, 2-0, in a Colonial Athletic
Association soccer game at Vidas Field on Saturday. [Story
/ Box Score]
How Fresh Of Ya! Freshmen Colin Bonner, Nathaniel Goodwin and Hannes Schmitz combined
for all three goals against William & Mary. Of UNCW's 18 goals, freshmen
and sophomore have scored 17. The other goal was scored by Michael Recchia
A Look At James
The Dukes dropped a 1-0 road verdict at Northeastern over the weekend …
JMU tied nationally-ranked Old Dominion, 0-0, earlier in the week in Norfolk
… JMU is 1-3-1 in its last five with the win being a 4-0 pasting of
Towson … The Dukes are 1-1-1 against nationally-ranked opponents, including
a 1-0 home win over then second-ranked North Carolina … Paul Wyatt has
scored three of his team-leading five goals in the last three games …
He also leads the Dukes with 11 points … Colin Newcity has been solid
in goal, posting a GAA of 0.87 with 29 saves in 1030 minutes.
The Last Time
They Met ...
The 21st-ranked Dukes edged the visiting Seahawks, 1-0, in a match played
in Harrisonburg. Dale Robins-Bailey notched the games lone goal when JMU was
able to take advantage of a corner kick in the 73rd minute. [Story
/ Box Score] While JMU holds a 23-9-1 lead in the all-time series, the
Seahawks have had the better of the rivalry since 2003 with a 6-3 mark. UNCW
is 5-0 at home in that span. [Results].
UNCW was picked in a tie for eighth with Hofstra in the 12-team circuit in
a vote of the league's coaches (story).
The CAA sent four teams to the NCAA tournament including conference champion
Delaware, who claimed the league title for the first time. Joining the Blue
Hens in the 48-team tournament were Old Dominion, James Madison and Georgia
State. ODU was picked by the league's coaches to win the conference title
and received nine of a possible 11 first-place votes. James Madison received
one vote and was second followed by defending champion Delaware. William &
Mary and Northeastern rounded out the top five.
Senior midfielder Etienne Boulanger was honored by the league's coaches by
being named to the preason honorable mention All-CAA squad. Boulanger is UNCW's
top-returning career scorer with 29 points on 13 goals and three assists.
Last season, he totaled five points on a pair of goals and an assist.