MACON, Ga. - Each day from August 26th through September 1st, the Atlantic Sun Conference will preview the upcoming 2010 Men’s Soccer season with the A-Sun Two-A-Days, where we interview a player or coach from each of the eleven A-Sun teams. Today we talked with FGCU's senior defenseman Caleib Lynch.
Games to watch: Sat., Sept. 18th, 7:30 p.m. vs. No. 18 Ohio State - FGCU hosts the No. 18 Buckeyes of Ohio State to the FGCU Embassy Suites Kick-Off Classic -- that also hosts No. 16 USF and Drexel. The two teams have met once prior to this year coming in 2008, when Ohio State scored a 2-1 victory over the visiting Eagles.
Top Returning Scorer: Cristian Raudales, Jr., Midfield - Raudales, a 2009 A-Sun All-Conference second team member, led the team with 13 points, which included five goals and three assists. Three of his five goals were game-winners for FGCU to help guide the team to its first winning-season in program history with a 8-7-1 record and 6-3 conference mark.
First Conference Game: The Eagles start the A-Sun season on the road with a trip to Nashville, Tenn., to face Lipscomb on October 1st. Last season, FGCU triumphed over the Bisons with a 2-1 score in Fort Myers, Fla., and also registered a victory by the same score the last time the teams met in Nashville.
Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Two-A-Days Schedule
Thursday, August 26th - Jacksonville and Belmont
Friday, August 27th - Lipscomb and USC Upstate
Monday, August 30th - Mercer and UNF
Tuesday, August 31st - ETSU and FGCU
Wednesday, September 1st - Stetson and Mercer