Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College men's soccer team split a pair of games last week to start off the new season 1-1. The Bantams won a thrilling, 2-1 overtime match in the season opener versus Endicott before falling to Williams in the team's New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) opener over the weekend. This week, the team returns to the pitch Tuesday at Eastern Connecticut State before a conference battle at Hamilton on Saturday. 

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (1-1) at ECSU (3-0)
Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 7:00 p.m.
Turf Field
Willimantic, Connecticut
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Trinity (1-1) at Hamilton (2-0)
Saturday, Sept. 15, at 1:30 p.m.
Love Field
Clinton, New York
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ECSU Series History: Trinity holds a 21-8-1 all-time advantage over the Warriors dating back to the first-ever meeting in 1984.

Recent history against the Warriors: Trinity defeated ECSU, 2-1, last year in Hartford. Alex Steel and Henry Farr linked up for the game-winning goal in the 18th minute while the Bantams won the shot battle, 22-7. 

Hamilton Series History: Trinity is 2-2-2 all-time against Hamilton since the first meeting in 2011.

Recent history against the Continentals: The Bantams fell, 1-0, to the Continentals last season in Hartford.

WEEKLY NOTES:
- Juniors Max Cottrell and Henry Farr both found the back of the net in Trinity's victory over Endicott. Cottrell scored the equalizer in the 79th minute before Farr tallied his first goal of the season and fifth game-winner of his career in overtime to lift the Bantams to the victory. 

- Sophomore John Mullin recorded his first collegiate point thanks to an assist on Farr's goal versus Endicott. Mullin also put a pair of shots on goal last week as well.

- Sophomore Andrew Clark got two starts in net, the first of his career, and racked up 13 total saves in nearly 160 minutes of action. Clark currently is tied for second in the NESCAC in total saves.

- This week's games mark the end of a four-game road swing to open the season. The Bantams open the season in front of the home faithful on Tuesday of next week for a 7 p.m. match versus Connecticut College.