Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College men's soccer team went 1-1 last week to move to 2-6 overall on the year. This week, the Bantams hit the road for a pair of New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) games, versus Wesleyan on Tuesday, followed by a match against Bowdoin on Saturday. 

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (2-6) at Wesleyan (2-5)
Tuesday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m.
Jackson Field
Middletown, Connecticut
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Trinity (2-6) at Bowdoin (5-3)
Saturday, Oct. 6, at 12:00 p.m.
Pickard Field
Brunswick, Maine
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Wesleyan Series History: Trinity is 32-40-7 all-time against the Cardinals since the fall of 1936.

Recent history against the Cardinals: Trinity defeated Wesleyan, 2-1, in Hartford thanks to a pair of late first half goals.  

Bowdoin Series History: Trinity is 9-21-1 versus the Polar Bears dating back to the first-ever match played in 1972.

Recent history against the Polar Bears: Bowdoin came away with a 2-1 overtime victory in Hartford.

WEEKLY NOTES:

- Trinity leads the league in saves with 56 saves and is fourth in the NESCAC with a .111 shot percentage. The Bantams have scored eight goals and tallied nine assists to date.

- Sophomore Patrick Kennedy and rookie Andrew Shea both scored their first career goals in Trinity's 2-0 victory over Western New England last week. The Bantams now boast seven players who have found the back of the net at least once this year, led by sophomore Alistair Matule who has two goals on the season after scoring against Bates on Saturday.

- Rookie Everett Lyons totaled 19 saves last week. He posted his first-career shutout in a 2-0 win over Western New England and set a career high with 13 saves against Bates. He finished the week with a 0.91 goals against average and a .905 save percentage. Lyons is tied for second in the NESCAC with a .912 save percentage.

- Rookie Logan Peterson is tied for fifth in the NESCAC with three assists on the year. Peterson assisted on Trinity's first goal against the Golden Bears on Wednesday.  

- Trinity's game versus Wesleyan is the team's first road game since September 15. The Bantams return home next week to start a three-game homestand on Tuesday, before ending the season with back-to-back matches on the road.