UE News and Notes for Sept. 17, 2013

–After his game-winner against Saint Louis and another tally against Georgia State on Saturday, it’s no surprise Mark Anthony Gonzalez won a slew of accolades. The sophomore forward tallied three goals in two games to help the Aces go 2-0 last week.

–The men’s golf team wrapped up the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate yesterday, finishing sixth.

–I’m beginning to think Taylor Brand should just win MVC Defender of the Week every week — the junior won it for the fourth-straight time this week after helping UE complete a 2-0 weekend with wins over Belmont and Valparaiso.

Valley play begins in volleyball this week, and Evansville will head to Illinois State on Friday, but not before wrapping up the non-conference schedule with a trip to Nashville to take on Belmont.

–ICYMI: Here’s a cool graphic showing MVC volleyball stat leaders. A few Aces hit the top 5:

–Once again, goalkeeper Eric Teppen is in the top 5 nationally in total saves. This week, he comes in fifth with 34 saves. Check out the entire list here. Teammate Faik Hajderovic also has a nation-best 3 assists in a single game.

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