Soccer's Richard Blackburn Named A-Sun Offensive Player of the Week

Oct. 21, 2002

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sophomore forward Richard Blackburn (Jacksonville, Fla.) was named Atlantic Sun offensive player of the week on Monday. Blackburn scored a goal in all three of the Dolphins' games, while notching two assists to lead the JU men to a 1-1-1 record in A-Sun play for the week.

Blackburn scored a goal and had two assists in the Dolphins' 3-0 win over Gardner-Webb, while scoring the Dolphins' lone goal in a 1-1 tie at Georgia State and notching his third goal of the week in a 3-1 loss against Mercer. Blackburn leads the A-Sun in points (25) and assists (9). JU is 7-5-2 overall, 3-2-1 in the A-Sun, battling for the final spot in the A-Sun tournament with two conference games remaining.

The JU men return to action on Saturday as they travel to Nashville to take on Belmont at 2 p.m. and face Lipscomb on Sunday at 1 p.m.