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UNCG's Rideout named Student-Athlete of the Week
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 11/08/2017
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UNCG's Cienna Rideout against Samford
Courtesy: Southern Conference

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG women’s soccer player Cienna Rideout has been named the General Shale Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for competition held Nov. 1-Nov. 7, the league office announced Wednesday.

Rideout, a sophomore from Las Vegas, Nevada, scored two goals in UNCG’s semifinal upset over No. 2-seeded Samford on Friday. Rideout scored the game-tying goal in the 73rd minute and volleyed home the game-winner in double overtime to advance the Spartans to the Southern Conference Championship final, where UNCG would go on to defeat Western Carolina 1-0 on Sunday.

Rideout, an information and supply chain management major, holds a 3.79 grade point average. 

Also nominated for SoCon Student-Athlete of the Week: Blake Bockrath (ETSU football) and Jacquelyn Gnassi (Western Carolina women’s soccer).
General Shale SoCon Student-Athletes of the Week
Sept. 6 Lauren Greenspoon, Chattanooga, Volleyball
Sept. 13 Paige Alsten, Mercer, Volleyball
Sept. 20 John Payne, Chattanooga, Men’s Cross Country
Sept. 27 Austin Herink, ETSU, Football
Oct. 4 Andy Schumpert, Furman, Football
Oct. 11 Eleonora Goldoni, ETSU, Women’s Soccer
Oct. 18 Megan McCallister, Western Carolina, Women’s Soccer
Oct. 25 Tee Mitchell, Mercer, Football
Nov. 1 Allie Buchalski, Furman, Women’s Cross Country       
Nov. 8 Cienna Rideout, UNCG, Women’s Soccer

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