Parsons earns A-Sun Preseason All-Conference honors

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Lady Bucs picked third in coaches poll, win both fan votes

MACON, Ga. (Aug. 8, 2012) – The Atlantic Sun Conference released its 2012 women’s soccer Preseason All-Conference awards on Wednesday afternoon, with sophomore defender Ellis Parsons (Cardiff, Wales) selected as one of eleven members of the All-Atlantic Sun Team.

Thanks to the support from ETSU fans, the Welsh defender was also named as the conference’s fan voted Preseason Player of the Year. Parsons finished first among six candidates with 191 votes through two days of online voting.

In the preseason coaches poll, ETSU was picked to finish third by totaling 80 points and two first place votes. Jacksonville was picked to finish second with 85 points, while defending A-Sun Tournament champion Florida Gulf Coast was slotted to win the regular season title and 2012 tournament with five first place votes.

Along with coaches poll, fans were asked to vote on who they thought would be the 2012 regular season champions, with ETSU the favorite by four votes over FGCU.

ETSU hosts an exhibition game on Sunday at 7 p.m. against Appalachian State before beginning the regular season at Tennessee Tech on Friday, August 17, at 4 p.m.

For more information on ETSU women’s soccer, please visit ETSUBucs.com and click on the women’s soccer links.

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