Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College men's soccer team enters the month of October with a 1-6-1 record after going 0-1-1 last week. The Bantams return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Wheaton College before a Saturday home matchup against New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Bowdoin College, followed by a Sunday non-conference tilt at Western Connecticut State.

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (1-6-1)
 at Wheaton (3-5-2)
Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 4:00 p.m.
Keefe Field
Norton, Massachusetts
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Trinity (1-6-1) v. Bowdoin (7-2-0)
Saturday, Oct. 7, at 2:00 p.m.
Trinity Soccer Field
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (1-6-1) at Western Connecticut State (5-4-0)
Sunday, Oct. 8, at 1:00 p.m.
The WAC
Danbury, Connecticut
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Wheaton Series History: Trinity is 3-0 against the Lyons since the innaugural matchup in 2013.

Recent history against the Lyons: Trinity defeated Wheaton, 2-1, last season in Hartford.

Bowdoin Series History: Trinity is 9-21-1 all-time against Bowdoin since the first meeting in 1972.

Recent history against the Polar Bears: The Bantams defeated Bowdoin, 1-0, last fall in double-overtime on a game-winner by Henry Farr.

WCSU Series History: The Bantams are 10-6-3 against WCSU since 1983.

Recent history against the Colonials: Trinity and WCSU played to a 1-1 draw last autumn in Hartford.

WEEKLY NOTES:
- Senior captain Cody Savonen ranks second in the NESCAC in goals (4) and is sixth in points (8). The senior captain also leads the conference in total shots (34) and shots on goal (22).

-Senior captain Mateo Zabala ranks third in the league in total saves with 36. Zabala combined for eight against Conn College and Bates last weekend, matching a season-high seven saves against the Bobcats on Saturday. His shutout against Conn College was his second clean sheet of the season.

- Rookie Henry Belt is tied for 11th in the NESCAC in assists (2) and ranks second on the team in points (4). 

- The Bantams are entering the home-stretch of their schedule with just seven games left to play. Trinity will play at home for three out of its final four regular season games, including the final two in a row.