Georgia State at UNC Asheville
Saturday, Sept. 7

6 p.m. ET
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Georgia State vs. North Florida
Monday, Sept. 9
7 p.m. ET
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ATLANTA – Georgia State men’s soccer will look to start the season off 3-0 for the first time since 2003 this weekend, as the Panthers travel to take on UNC Asheville on Saturday night before returning home to host North Florida on Monday.


-UNC Asheville is off to a 1-1 start, dropping the season opener 3-1 at Navy before bouncing back to knock off VMI 2-1 in the team’s first home match of the year.
-Junior forward Tyson Hitchman leads the Bulldogs with two goals. He posted six total shots and four shots on goal in Asheville’s win over VMI.
-Georgia State owns an 10-5 all-time record against UNC Asheville, including a 5-1 record in Asheville, N.C. GSU enters Friday’s contest on a six-match win streak against the Bulldogs.


-North Florida opened the year with a 1-0 overtime victory over USC Upstate on Aug. 30. Senior forward Jake Hawker scored the game-winner in the 92nd minute to give the Ospreys the win.
-UNF was predicted to finish third in the ASUN conference through the league’s Preseason Coaches’ Poll. Highlighting the Ospreys’ returners are 2018 All-ASUN selections Nick Burgess and Bryson Smith along with All-Freshman honoree Nick Lodovico.
-GSU leads the all-time series against North Florida 4-2, winning the most recent outing between the two programs 2-1 in 2015. The Panthers have won four straight against UNF.


-Georgia State kicked off the 2019 season with back-to-back victories, topping Presbyterian 2-1 in the season opener then defeating Belmont 3-1 Monday night at the GSU Soccer Complex.
-Junior forward Aris Briggs netted two goals in each game for the Panthers, giving him a team-high eight points through two matches. Briggs is only two goals away from tying his 2018 goal total.
-After two contests, both GSU and its opponents have fired a total of eight shots on goal.

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