DAHLONEGA, GA - Ben Chedgy has been named the
year’s first Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia
Athlete of the Week after leading the men’s soccer team to a
1-0-1 record to open the season the sports communications office
announced on Tuesday afternoon.
The senior anchored a defense that stifled 14th-ranked Anderson College in their season opener, holding the Trojans scoreless for all 120 minutes of action in a double overtime tie.
Chedgy then came back and scored his second career goal against Belmont Abbey in the final game of the Clayton State Laker Shootout, a golden goal in the 112th minute to send North Georgia to their first win of the year and best start to a season since entering the NCAA in 2005. The Somerset, England, native leads a defense that is fourth in the league in goals allowed at 1.00 per game.
The Saints return to action on Wednesday evening for their home opener against Lenoir-Rhyne College at the newly renovated Soccer Complex. Kickoff against the Bears is set for 5:00 p.m.