Greenville, S.C. – Furman forward Stephanie DeVita has been named Southern Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Month for September, it was announced on Thursday.
DeVita, a Simpsonville, S.C., native, scored a league-high 10 goals in eight matches in the month to go along with two assists for a SoCon-best 22 points in September. The league's leading scorer, the freshman is sixth nationally in total points (28). third in goals (13) and is the top scoring freshman in the country.
The Hillcrest High School product scored in all but one of Furman's games in the month, turning in three multi-goal contests as the Paladins went 6-1-1 in September with a 2-1-1 SoCon mark. She notched two game-winning goals and scored the tying goal with just 25 seconds left in regulation as the Paladins battled to a 2-2 draw with preseason SoCon favorite Samford. She was named the league's player of the week on Sept. 30.
Furman (9-2-1, 2-1-1 SoCon) continues its homestand on Friday night when it hosts rival UNCG. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Tickets for Friday's match are $3 for adults and $1 for children. Furman students receive free admission with a valid student ID.
Fans can follow live statistics and live streaming video for the match by logging onto www.FurmanPaladins.com and can access live updates via Twitter by following @FurmanPaladins.