Alexis is a new assistant coach at Campbell UniversityAlexis Connors joined the FGCU women’s soccer staff in August of 2016 after a four-year playing career at Campbell University as well as a brief coaching stint with the Camels.
Tasked with coaching a trio of young goalkeepers, Connors oversaw the development of freshman Melissa Weck who led the ASUN with 0.85 GAA. Over the course of the 2016 season, Weck made 73 saves including 11 against Alabama. Her output against the Tide was the second-most in FGCU history. Under Connors, Weck earned All-Freshman Team honors. In part due to Weck’s success, FGCU finished the season 14-5-1 and 6-0-1 in ASUN play for a seventh-straight regular season title and its fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in six seasons.
Connors compiled 21 wins over her career with the Camels, including nine her senior season.
A native of Johns Creek, Ga., Connors continued to leave her mark at Campbell University, transitioning to a coaching role in 2016. An exercise science major, Connors became an intern in January in the strength and conditioning department and remained in that position until moving to FGCU.
In addition, Connors worked specifically with her predecessors as a volunteer assistant with the Campbell women’s soccer program.
During her playing career with the Camels, Connors posted a 1.51 goals against average behind seven shutouts. A two-time Big South Defensive Player of the Week, Connors also earned Big South All-Conference Honorable Mention accolades and was also named to the Big South All-Freshman Team.