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GREENSBORO, N.C. – UNCG women’s soccer sophomore Cienna Rideout (Las Vegas, Nev./Coronado) 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 scored two goals in UNCG’s semifinal upset over No. 2-seeded Samford Friday in Birmingham. She 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 defeat Western Carolina 1-0 Sunday.

Rideout, an information and supply chain management major, holds a 3.79 grade point average. She earned SoCon All-Tournament honors for her play last week.

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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