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3 Eric Gunnarsson

2017 (Senior)

Played in all 20 games starting in 16 on defense to earn his fourth letter … Tallied 5 shots on the year… Scored a goal against ETSU (Oct. 14).

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
2017 18 1 0 2 4 .250 2 .500 0 0-0
TOTAL 74 7 3 17 35 .200 19 .543 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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