Tuesday, September 08, 2009MACON, Ga. - Lipscomb’s Alexander Faulk and Brent McGee earned A-Sun Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week honors respectfully on the heels of an undefeated (2-0-1) week for the Bisons.
Faulk, a Birmingham, Ala. native, scored the first two goals of his collegiate career - both game winners. He found the net in a 1-0 win on Friday against Oral Roberts, and a 1-0 win on Sunday against Marshall as the Bisons won the Belmont Invitational. The freshman, an undeclared major, came off the bench to score both goals and earned all-tournament team honors.
McGee, a sophomore goalkeeper, made two saves in Friday night's game with Oral Roberts for his first shutout of the season, a 1-0 decision. Oral Roberts had 10 shots in the game, two shots on goal. He also held Berry College to one goal in 110 minutes of action on Tuesday to help the Bison earn a 1-1 tie. On the week, McGee, a Parkersburg, W. Va. native, posted nine saves and 0.45 goals-against average.
The Atlantic Sun Conference is an 11-member league committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun stands for achievement with integrity in both the academic and athletic arenas, with a focus on the balance between the two for our student-athletes. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell 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.
(This release was written by the Atlantic Sun Conference.)
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