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20 Casey Penland

2017 (Sophomore)

Played in 16 games, including 12 starts on defense to earn his second letter… Named SoCon Player of the Week (Oct. 24)… Sixth on the team in total points (5) and total shots (19)… Scored two goals on the season in back-to-back games at Wofford (Oct. 17) and at home against Mercer (Oct 21) … Dished out an assist at Wofford (Oct. 17).

2016 (Freshman)
Played and started 19 games on defense to earn his first letter … Named to the Southern Conference's All-Freshman Team … Led all SoCon rookies in scoring with nine total points, ranking third on the team … Finished tied for 10th in the league overall with four goals scored while also dishing out an assist … Second on the team with 44 total shots, which was tied for second overall in the SoCon, all from his defensive position … Scored a goal against UAB (Sept. 3) and Furman (Oct. 18) while notching two goals against VMI (Oct. 29) … Dished out an assist against Furman (Oct. 18).

Prior To UNCG
Four-year letterwinner at High Point Christian Academy for coach Austin Beck … Led the Cougars in goals and assists as a junior and senior … Named All-State and First Team All-Region as a senior … Two-Time All-Conference selection … Named the Most Valuable Player of the Ravenscroft Tournament in a junior … Played club soccer for NC Fusion Academy for four years … Led his team to the State Cup Championship and the regular season championship in 2012-13 … Helped the NC Fusion earn a Regional appearance in 2013. 

Personal
Full name is Casey Charles Penland ... Born November 13, 1997 ... Son of Richard and Nadine Penland ... Has one sibling -- Chance ... Majoring in business administration.  

 


  

Casey Penland 

 

Season

GP

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

Shot%

GW

PK-Att

2016 

19

4

1

9

44

.091

1

0-0

2017

16

2

1

5

19

.105

0

0-0

TOTAL 

35

6

2

14

61

.098

1

0-0

 

 

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 4, VMI -- Oct 29, 2016
Goals: 2 [t-4th], VMI -- Oct 29, 2016
Assists: 1, at Furman -- Oct 18, 2016 ; at Wofford -- Oct. 17, 2017
Shots: 6 [t-10th], VMI -- Oct 29, 2016 ; Campbell -- Sep 17, 2016 

 

 

 

 

Position: Defender
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: High Point, N.C.
High School: High Point Christian Academy
Experience: 1 Letter