Oct. 28, 1999
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State soccer team takes to the raod this week as they travel to Auburn, Ala., to face the Auburn Tigers on Thursday, October 28 at 3pm. The Seminoles are 8-8-1 going into their final road game of the regular season.
FSU tied NC State 2-2 on Friday night and lost to the Duke Blue Devils Sunday 3-1. Sophomore Marte Vik Edvardsen and junior April Murphy each scored a goal in the first half against NC State as sophomore Maren Vik Edvardsen assisted both goals. Senior goalkeeper Jamie Gurtov held the Wolfpack scoreless in overtime. Freshman Meredith Jones scored her first goal as a Seminoles against Duke on Sunday.
The Seminoles return home for their final regular season game on Sunday, October 31st at 2pm against Maryland.
The series between the Seminoles and Tigers is tied at 1-1. The last time these two teams met was the 1998 season with Florida State coming away with a 6-1 win.
Location Auburn, Ala.
Stadium Auburn University Soccer Complex
Head Coach Karen Richter
Career Record 64-47-9
1998 Record 5-12
1999 Record 6-11 as of 10/26/99
1999 Top Performers:
Tammy Waine (So.): 8 goals, 7 assists
Erika Schansberg (So.): 7 goals, 1 assist
Theresa Campioli (Fr.): 92 saves, 2.35 GAA
SID Jennifer Cooper
SID Phone 334-844-9800
27 at Florida# Gainesville, FL L, 1-5 29 vs Miami Tallahassee, FL L, 0-3
3 vs Mercer Tallahassee, FL W, 4-1 7 at South Florida Tampa, FL W, 1-0 9 vs Stetson# Tallahassee, FL W, 4-0 11 at FIU Miami, FL W, 3-0 17 at UNC* Winston-Salem, NC L, 0-9 19 at Wake Forest* Winston-Salem, NC L, 1-2 24 at Clemson* Clemson, SC L, 0-4
1 vs Georgia Tallahassee, FL W, 2-0 3 vs South Alabama# Tallahassee, FL W, 5-1 6 at Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL W, 4-1 10 vs Wright State Tallahassee, FL W, 3-0 15 at Virginia* Charlottesville, VA L, 0-1 17 at Texas A&M College Station, TX L, 1-2 22 vs N.C. State* Tallahassee, FL T,2-2 (OT) 24 vs Duke#* Tallahassee, FL L, 1-3 28 at Auburn Auburn, AL 3:00pm 31 vs Maryland* Tallahassee, FL 2:00pm
4-7 ACC Championships Chapel Hill, NC TBA
# televised on Sunshine
Home matches in bold
Freshman Maren Vik Edvardsen broke the Individual Game Records for FSU in Most Points (8) and Most Goals (4) and tied the record for Most 1st Half and 2nd Half Goals (2 apiece). Her four goals put her among the NCAA’s best for goals scored in a single game.
FSU had its best showing against Florida as they held the Gators to one goal until the final minutes of the game. The 2-0 loss was the best performance ever for FSU against Florida and one of the best in the country against the Gators in 1998.
FSU ended a 14-game losing streak in the ACC when they defeated #15 Maryland 3-2 in overtime in College Park. This was the first ACC win for the Seminoles sonce the 4-2 win over NC State in 1996.
Senior Jill Ford was tabbed ACC Player of the Week for the week of October 19th after she teallied two goals against Maryland and one against Stetson.
The Seminoles finished the season with a 6-1 victory over Auburn with three seniors scoring goals. Jill Ford, Alex Osorio and Lauren Lynch each tallied a goal against the Tigers in their final game at the Seminole Soccer Complex.
Goalkeeper Jamie Gurtov started 20 of the 21 games in 1998 and led the ACC in saves with 108.
Sally Shelgren tied the FSU record for assists in a single game with her three against Auburn. This also placed her in the Individual Single Game Highs in the ACC Statistics.
For the first time in FSU history, the Seminoles did not take on the UNC Tar Heels in the first round of the ACC tournament and did not finish last t in the conference standings.
The 1999 season marks the first season for the Seminoles in the new facility. The Seminole Soccer Complex, which is located on Stadium Drive, houses a new state-of-the-art facility including a press box, concession building and a team building which includes team and visiting lockerrooms, a spacious work room, training and equipment rooms and coaches offices which overlook the field. The complex also houses the Lady Seminole Softball team.
This season, the Seminoles have faced three opponents who were coming off two-game loss weekends and have gone 1-3 and will face another in the Auburn Tigers. UGA was 0-2 in the SEC the weekend prior to facing FSU and prior to that matchup, FSU fell to Clemson who went 0-2 in the ACC the weekend prior to facing the Seminoles. NC State had lost two the prior weekend as well.
FSU will spend the rest of the season without tough defender Dee Foard. Foard tore her ACL, LCL and miniscus in the final seconds of the Wake Forest game September 19 and will miss the rest of the season. The Seminoles are also without Jenny Garcia, who is recovering from knee surgery and will not play this season.
Seminoles on the tube…
FSU has seen plenty of time on the tube, courtesy of the Sunshine Network. The Seminoles are were 2-2 when televised.
The Starting Field…
Coach Baker has mixed it up a bit with the staring lineups but there are a few faces that are always on the field. Juniors Sarah Deacon and Rachael Watkin, sophomores Maren and Marte Vik Edvardsen and freshman Courtney Asbra have all started in every match this season.
Seminoles Crack the Top 10…
The Seminoles four weeks ranked #10 in the southeast region. FSU cracked the Top 10 the week of September 13th for the first time since1996.
Norway in the Record Books…
Sophomore Maren Vik Edvardsen had a stellar rookie year and has not looked back. After breaking the FSU individual game records for most points (8) and goals (4) and tied the record for most 1st and 2nd half points and goals, the sophomore has also broken into the career books. She is tied for first all-time in goals (16) and is second in points (37) and game winning goals (4).
Breaking the Record
Junior April Murphy has made a name for herself in the record books. A native of Tulsa, Okla., Murphy has already broken the record for game winning assists in a single season with three and is second all-time. Her eight overall also sets her at fourth all-time for assists and she is tied for the most assists in the first half with two.
Home Field Advantage
The Seminoles have taken advantage of playing on their home field. After losing their home opener to Miami, FSU won five straight, including shutouts against Setson, Georgia and Wright State, and tied NC State before losing to NC State.
Here’s to you, Miss Robinson…
First appearance, first shot, first goal. Kelly Robinson saw her first action as a Seminole against the Georgia Bulldogs. The freshman from Greensboro, N.C., entered the game at the 37 minute mark. Seven minutes later, Robinson headed in the game winning goal for the Seminoles.
Downing the ‘Dawgs…
After a 1-3 record on a three week road trip, Florida State came home and notched a HUGE win to start the month of October. The Seminoles took a 2-0 win over the Georgia Bulldogs, who were ranked 5th in the region. UGA dropped out of the national rankings after suffering two SEC losses the prior weekend.
One shot, one goal…
FSU fell victim to the ‘one shot, one goal’ syndrome against Miami and Florida when both teams scored off their first shot of the game. But the Seminoles returned the favor when they scored off the first shot of the game against Georgia, giving them the 1-0 lead before the half. FSU did the same against NC State.
Spreading the wealth…
In the last four wins, 10 Seminoles have scored the 14 goals. Senior Leslie Del Rio, juniors Sarah Deacon, Ashley Halter (2),Stephanie Dietrich and April Murphy, sophomores Maren (2) and Marte Vik Edvardsen and freshmen Janey Hallberg, Kelly Robinson and Katie Talley all found the back of the net.
Clearing the bench…
In the match against South Alabama, all 25 players took the field for some experience. Freshman Jessica Poppell saw her first action and walk-ons Ansley Gascoigne and Trish Martin saw time in their third game. Jenny Garcia, Dee Foard and Heather Dyche are the only members who did not make an appearance as they are all on the injured list.
Senior Stepping It Up
Senior Angela Bonaffino has stepped it up. The mid-fielder from Ontario, Canada has notched assists in the last four wins, including two againsts against South Alabama and Jacksonville. Bonaffino is also tied for the most assists in a half with her two against Jacksonville. She holds the top spot in the all-time career game winning assists with six.
Surpassing Last Year…
The 1999 squad has already surpassed the 1998 team. Last year, the Seminoles won seven games, which this year’s team topped, winning eight with six regular season games left. The ? 99 team has also won five home games, topping only three from last year , and has doubled the number of shutouts.
The Auburn Tigers are 6-11 coming into the matchup.
The Tigers are coming off two losses in the SEC: a 1-0 loss to South Carolina and a 2-0 loss to the Florida Gators.
On the road, Auburn is 4-7 with wins over South Alabama, Portland State, Mercer and Southwest Texas.
Sophomore forward Tammy Waine leads the team with eight goals and seven assists.
Freshman goalkeeper Theresa Campioli has racked up 92 saves and three shutouts this season.
FSU and Auburn vs. Same Opponents
FSU Auburn Georgia W, 2-0 L, 4-0 South Alabama W, 5-1 W, 7-2 Mercer W, 4-1 W, 5-0 Florida L, 5-1 L, 2-0
FSU AND AUBURN STATISTICAL COMPARISON
FSU Auburn Shots 225 180 Goals 32 28 Assists 26 34 Points 90 90 Saves 107 97 Shutouts 5 3
Scoring Maren Vik Edvardsen- 8th (19 points) Goals Scored Maren Vik Edvardsen- 6th (8 goals) Assists April Murphy- tied 4th (6) Angela Bonaffiino - tied 4th (6) Save Percentage Sarah Crawford- 5th (.769) Goals Against Average Sarah Crawford- tied 7th (1.88) Solo Shutouts Jamie Gurtov- 4th (3) Sarah Crawford- tied 6th (1)
Scoring Offense 5th- 1.88 average Scoring Margin tied 5th
1999 FSU Records Versus…
Atlantic Coast Conference 0-5-1 Big Twelve 0-1 Big East 0-1 Big South Conference 1-0 Conference USA 1-0 Independent 1-0 Midwestern Conference 1-0 Southeastern Conference 1-1 Trans America Conference 3-0
Shots Marte Vik Edvardsen- 35 Goals Maren Vik Edvardsen- 8 Assists April Murphy, Angela Bonaffino- 6 Points Maren Vik Edvardsen- 19 Game Winning Goal Maren Vik Edvardsen- 3 Game Winning Assists Angela Bonaffino- 3 Goalie Saves Sarah Crawford- 60 Goals Against Average Sarah Crawford- 1.89 Save Percentage Sarah Crawford- 77% Shut-outs Jamie Gurtov- 3.5
TEAM GAME HIGHS AND LOWS
High Low Opponent High Opponent Low Shots 41 vs Mercer 1 vs Clemson 34 (UNC) Stetson (1) Goals 5 vs South Alabama 0 vs 4 opponents 9 (UNC) 0 (5 opponents) Assists 5 vs South Alabama 0 vs 4 opponents 9 (UNC) 0 (5 opponents) Points 15 vs South Alabama 0 vs 4 opponents 27 (UNC) 0 (5 opponents) Goalie Saves 14 vs UNC 0 vs Stetson 13 (Mercer) 0 (3 opponents)
FSU INDIVIDUAL GAME HIGHS
Shots Marte Vik Edvardsen- 8 vs. South Florida (9/7) Goals Maren Vik Edvardsen- 2 vs. Mercer (9/3) Assists Angela Bonaffino- 2 vs S.Alabama, Jacksonville April Murphy- 2 vs. Mercer, S.Alabama Maren Vik Edvardsen- 2 vs. NC State Points Maren Vik Edvardsen- 4 vs. Stetson (9/9) vs. Mercer (9/3) April Murphy- 4 vs. Mercer Goalie Saves Jamie Gurtov- 14 vs. UNC (9/17)