Macon, Ga. –
Goalkeepr Adam Glick earned A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance against UNLV.
Florida Gulf Coast hosted its first home game in program history against the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels and came away with a 2-1 victory, thanks in part to the play in net by Adam Glick. His six saves preserved the victory and helped him win the Defensive Player of the Week award, announced by the conference office on Monday.
Glick, a freshman from Leola, Pa. has been in net for every minute of the Eagles three games and has picked up a pair of wins. He ranks second in the Atlantic Sun Conference in saves per game at 5.0. In the win against UNLV, he recorded six saves while his offense was only able to muster three shots on goal.
The Atlantic Sun Conference is a 12-member league committed to Building Winners for Life, with a focus on academic and athletic integrity and a balance between the two for the student-athlete, and maintaining a high level of sportsmanship. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun encompasses six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun consists of some of the most dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Gardner-Webb University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.
Other Top Performers
Chris DiNapoli, FGCU (Fr. - D - Palm Harbor, Fla. - Science) -- In home-opener, DiNapoli scored the game-winning goal, his first collegiate goal, in the 78th minute.
Aaron Johnson, CAM (Jr. - GK - St. Charles, Mo. - Business Administration) -- Had 7 saves (including 2 one-on-one stops) and allowed just one goal vs. Liberty. Carries a 0.97 GAA in 2007, 3rd in the A-Sun.
Miguel DaSilva, LIP (Fr. - F - Lauderhill, Fla.- Undecided) -- Scored two goals in 4-3 loss to Georgia State, the first time a Bisons player has scored two goals in a game since Oct. 6 of last season.