Armstrong Soccer Retires Kristin Burton’s Jersey
(October 16, 2010) The Armstrong Atlantic State University women's soccer program will retire four-time All-America and three-time Peach Belt Conference Player of the Year Kristin Burton's number 17 jersey in a pre-match ceremony Saturday, October 16, at 12:50 p.m., prior to the No. 7-ranked AASU Pirates hosting No. 25 North Georgia at the Armstrong Soccer Field.
Burton will be the first Armstrong women's soccer player to have her jersey retired. In her four-year career at Armstrong, Burton scored 94 goals, the seventh-most goals scored in NCAA Division II history. She also was a 14-time Peach Belt Conference Player of the Week honoree, a conference record regardless of sport, as well as a three-time ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-America nominee.
Saturday's match is also a part of the Peach Belt Conference's "Green Week" initiative. Fans are encouraged to bring aluminum cans and can tops to the match – members of the AASU Student-Athlete Advisory Council will collect the items. The initiative will benefit the Ronald McDonald House and Habitat for Humanity.
Armstrong Partners With Small Business Institute to Help Local Companies Succeed
Two Professors Secure Grant to Foster Interest in Technology and the Arts
University Receives $1.1 Million Grant for Student Support Services
University Signs MOU With China’s Yichun University
Jeanne McGowan Joins Armstrong as Director of the Counseling Center