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3 Eric Gunnarsson

2016 (Junior)
Played and started in 15 games on defense to earn his third letter … Named to the Second Team All-Southern Conference … Named to the SoCon All-Tournament Team ... Tied for third on the team in scoring with nine total points … Ranked third in goals scored on the team with four, ranking 10th in the SoCon … Scored goals in the last three games of the year against VMI (Oct. 29), Furman (Nov. 5) and ETSU (Nov. 10) … Tallied the game-winning goal in double overtime against Campbell (Sept. 17) … Recorded the game-winning goal in the SoCon Tournament quarterfinals against Furman. 

2015 (Sophomore)
Played in all 21 games to earn his second letter … Made 16 starts on the defense … Named to the Academic All-Southern Conference Team … Helped the Spartans’ defense record seven shutouts on the year, including four in SoCon play … Tallied five shots on the season … Named to the preseason All-Southern Conference Team.

2014 (Freshman)
Played in all 20 games while making 19 starts to earn his first letter … Named to the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team … Played primarily on defense but also saw time in the midfield … Recorded 11 shots on the year … Scored two goals and dished out two assists, ranking fifth on the team with six points … Scored his first career goal against VMI (Oct. 15) and added his second against the Keydets (Nov. 1) … Dished out assists against VMI (Nov. 1) and ETSU (Nov. 8) in the SoCon Tournament. 

Prior to UNCG
Played club soccer for Falkneberg FF for coach Anders Jensen … Spent two season played on central defense.

Personal
Full name is Eric Nils Olof Gunnarsson … Born January 13, 1995 in Traryd, Sweden … Son of Per and Agneta Gunnarsson … Has one sister, Alice ... Majoring in kinesiology.


Eric Gunnarsson 

Season

GP

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

Shot%

SOG

SOG%

GW

PK-Att

2014 

20

2

2

6

11

.182

8

.727

1

0-0

2015 

21

0

0

0

5

.000

1

.200

0

0-0

2016 

15

4

1

9

15

.267

8

.533

2

1-1

TOTAL 

56

6

3

15

31

.194

17

.548

3

1-1

 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 3, VMI -- Nov 01, 2014
Goals: 1, 6 times
Assists: 1, at Jacksonville -- Aug 26, 2016 ; VMI -- Nov 01, 2014 ; East Tennessee State -- Nov 08, 2014
Shots: 4, VMI -- Nov 01, 2014 

 

 

Position: Defender
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Falkenberg, Sweden
Experience: 3 Letters
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