Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Lady Bucs go 4-0-0 through the month of August
MACON, Ga. (Sept. 5, 2012) – For just the second time in program history, the ETSU women’s soccer team opened the season with four straight wins, and the Lady Bucs are asking their fans to vote for the Blue and Gold in the August CRONS Achiever poll.
Five nominees and their accomplishments are listed on the Atlantic Sun Insider blog, and the recipient of the award is determined completely by fan vote. The winning school receives an award from the Crons Brand, which is the Official Motivation and Apparel Brand of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Crons began sponsoring the monthly "Achiever Award" in January to recognize what A-Sun fans deem the most notable performance of each month.
To vote for ETSU Women’s Soccer, visit http://atlanticsun-insider.blogspot.com. Below is a brief review on the Lady Bucs perfect 4-0-0 start to the season.
The ETSU women’s soccer team tied its best start in program history posting a perfect 4-0-0 record in August. The Lady Bucs began the season on the road with a 2-0 shutout of Tennessee Tech, followed by a 2-1 overtime victory at UNC Asheville. In its home opener, ETSU won its second straight overtime game, 3-2, over Presbyterian, and completed the weekend sweep with a 1-0 shutout of defending Big South champion Radford. Freshman goalkeeper Sierra Campbell was named A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week on Aug. 20, and junior striker Ramey Kerns followed with her second career A-Sun Player of the Week honors on Aug. 27.
As the Official Motivation and Apparel Brand of the Atlantic Sun Conference, the Crons Brand provides what it calls “high quality motivational apparel, merchandise, and accessories to inspire people to get better and constantly strive for their goals.” It also strives to reinforce positive messages to athletes about what it takes to be a winner and the importance of working harder than anyone else in order to reach their full potential. Crons communicates this message through four separate product categories: Team Gear, Lifestyle Apparel, Nutritional Products, and School Programs. Crons is a national brand with its message-themed and motivational merchandise and apparel already in use by more than 500 schools and organizations in 25 states.
Crons perpetuates its message through its Achievers Program, designed to teach students the importance of setting and achieving goals. The program focuses on fostering skills that will help young people set smart, measurable goals now and in the future – leading to academic, personal and professional success.
The Atlantic Sun Conference is an NCAA Division I league with 10 member institutions committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun meets the challenge of maintaining the highest standards in academic and athletic achievement with a true balance between student and athlete. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sunincludes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University. Northern Kentucky University becomes the A-Sun’s newest member on July 1, 2012.
For more information on ETSU women’s soccer please visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s soccer links.
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