Tiffin's Jeremy Ashley Named GLIAC Men's Soccer "Athlete of the Week"

Tiffin's Jeremy Ashley Named GLIAC Men's Soccer "Athlete of the Week"

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BAY CITY, Mich. - Tiffin University freshman goal keeper Jeremy Ashley (Perrysburg, Ohio) earned GLIAC Men's Soccer "Athlete of the Week" honors after leading the Dragons to an unbeaten week.


GLIAC Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week:
Jeremy Ashley - Tiffin University
Freshman/Goal Keeper
Perrysburg, Ohio

Tiffin University freshman goal keeper Jeremy Ashley, was a key part of the Dragon’s unbeaten week. Ashley recorded two shutouts on the week, holding nationally-ranked Ashland without a goal over 110 minutes, then posted his third shutout of the season in a 1-0 win over Lake Erie. Overall, Ashley made 15 saves for the week, including eight against the Eagles in improving his record to 3-0-1. He currently is tied for second in save percentage (.800) and third in saves per game (4.00) in GLIAC play.




GLIAC Men’s Soccer Weekly Honor Roll:  Kenny Hewitt - AU, Chris Bailer - UF, Nathan Bias - LE, Laurence Paterson - SV.

2011 GLIAC Men’s Soccer Athletes of the Week:  (9/6) Ashton Campbell - TU; (9/13) Jeremy Ashley - TU.


Ashland Eagles (2-1-0, 1-0-1 GLIAC)

The Eagles went 1-0-1 on their GLIAC-opening weekend against Tiffin and Findlay. The Eagles played to a scoreless draw with the Dragons on Friday. Those two teams have won each of the last six GLIAC regular season and tournament championships combined. Junior goalkeeper Justin Nolan recorded eight saves against Tiffin. On Sunday, the Eagles put away two first-half goals as Zaan Janse and J.P. Lytle finished off crosses from Kenny Hewitt. UF climbed back into the game with a goal in the 65th minute. Patrick Pearson put the game away with a tap-in goal off a pass from Hewitt in the 88th minute. Hewitt’s three assists moved him into second place on AU’s all-time digs list with 21 for his career. The Eagles continue their five-game homestand to start the season on Wednesday against Lake Erie. The Eagles hit the road for the first time this season when they play Ohio Dominican and Walsh over the weekend.


Findlay Oilers (0-4-0, 0-2-0 GLIAC)

The Oilers went 0-2 last week, losing 2-0 to Lake Erie College and 3-1 to Ashland University on the road.  Freshman Chris Bailer scored the Oilers first goal of the season in the game against Ashland.  In four games, the Oilers have been out-scored 15-1.



Lake Erie Storm (2-2-0, 1-1-0 GLIAC)

Lake Erie College went 1-1 on season, as the picked up their first win as a member of the GLIAC against Findlay Friday and put a scare into preseason favorite Tiffin, falling 1-0 on Saturday.  At 2-2 overall the Storm has already won more games in their first season under Head Coach Davie Carmichael than last year.  Lake Erie got on the board Friday as a throw-in from sophomore transfer Stewart Bath was headed home by fellow sophomore transfer James Grogan.  In the 50th minute, sophomore midfielder Nathan Bias scored his third goal in as many games as junior transfer Randy Danso found him with a cross.  Junior Ricky Carreira earned his first shutout of the season in that contest and added six saves against Tiffin as both teams put seven shots on goal in the game.  


Northwood Timberwolves (2-0-0, 0-0-0 GLIAC)

The Northwood men’s soccer team had the week off … NU will travel to Findlay and Tiffin this week.




Ohio Dominican Panthers (1-1-0, 0-0-0 GLIAC)

ODU dropped its first game of the young season on Friday as Davenport (Mich.) handed the Panthers a heartbreaking 2-1 loss in overtime. After a physical, scoreless first half, DU opened the scoring just 1:32 into the second as an unlucky foul in the box allowed Jai Maw to connect on a penalty kick. Played continued back-and-forth until ODU finally broke through in the 86th minute as transfer Colby Catlett (Jr./Hilliard, OH) scored his first goal with the Panthers with a header off a perfect corner from Justin Wheeler (Jr./Gahanna, OH). Celebration quickly became heartache as Davenport scored the golden goal 2:31 into the first overtime off a corner kick header of their own. After a scoreless 66 minutes of play, Sunday’s GLIAC opener against Saginaw Valley State was cancelled due to lengthy periods of lightning. Word on whether the game will be finished when ODU heads to SVSU in early October or cancelled entirely has not yet been determined. The Panthers wrap up their stretch of home games at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 16 as ODU hosts preseason No. 20 and South Division rival, Ashland, before traveling to Lake Erie for a 4:30 p.m. start on Sunday, Sept. 18.


Saginaw Valley State Cardinals (3-0-0, 0-0-0 GLIAC)

SVSU got off to a fast start in 2011 with two big victories over the weekend. The Cardinals road trip started off with a win over the talented Lewis University squad on Thursday in overtime, 1-0. Saginaw Valley concluded its weekend trip Sunday with a 3-1 victory at St. Joseph’s (Ind.). Sophomore Zach Walega (Saline, Mich./Saline HS) scored game-winning goals in both contests for SVSU over the weekend. Junior goalkeeper Jason Wise earned the first two wins of his collegiate career, including a shutout against Lewis in overtime. The Cardinals go on the road Sept. 9 to battle Marygrove before opening GLIAC play Sept. 11 at Ohio Dominican.


Tiffin Dragons (3-0-1, 1-0-1 GLIAC)

Tiffin University traveled to Ashland to take on the 20th-ranked Eagles and gave the host squad all they could handle before settling for a 0-0 double overtime tie. Goalkeeper Jeremy Ashley had another superb game, posting his second consecutive shutout while making 8 saves in 110 minutes. The Dragons edged Ashland 15-14 in shots but controlled most of the tempo in the overtime periods, outshooting Ashland 6-3 in the final 20 minutes while also holding a 6-3 edge in corner kicks…Tiffin University continued its sterling early season defense, recording their third shutout of the season in a 1-0 GLIAC victory at Lake Erie. Tiffin’s goal came in the 60th minute when Emmanuel Adjei scored an unassisted goal. The Dragons held a 16-11 shot advantage. Jeremy Ashley recorded his 3rd shutout of the young season, making 7 saves over his 90 minutes of work.

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