Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

Men's Soccer Weekly Preview

THIS WEEK: The Trinity College men's soccer team enters the week with a 1-3 record after dropping a pair of games last week, a 4-3 overtime heartbreaker to Eastern Connecticut State, and a 1-0 setback at Hamilton over the weekend. This week, the Bantams return to the pitch on Wednesday at 8 p.m. for their home opener versus New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) foe Connecticut College before entertaining Colby on Saturday in another conference matchup. 

MATCH-UPS:
Trinity (1-3) v. Connecticut College (4-0)
Wednesday, Sep. 19, at 8:00 p.m.
Trinity Soccer Field
Hartford, Connecticut
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Trinity (1-3) v. Colby (1-2-1)
Saturday, Sep. 22, at 2:00 p.m.
Trinity Soccer Field
Hartford, Connecticut
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Conn College Series History: Trinity is 21-22-2 all-time against the Camels since the two sides first squared off in 1974.

Recent history against the Camels: The Bantams fell, 2-0, to Connecticut College last fall in New London. 

Colby Series History: Trinity holds a slight, 8-7-3 advantage in the all-time series with Colby since 2000.

Recent history against the Mules: Trinity lost a 2-0 match to Colby last season in Waterville.

WEEKLY NOTES:

- Sophomores Nigel Gustave, Alistair Matule and George Jean-Claude all scored their first career goals in the second half versus Eastern Connecticut State last week. Rookie Logan Peterson picked up his first two collegiate points with assists on Gustave's and Matule's goals. Fellow first-year Eduardo Velez-Perez also earned his first career point, assisting on the equalizer by Jean-Claude in the game's 64th minute.

- Rookie Logan Peterson picked up his first two collegiate points with assists on Gustave's and Matule's goals. Fellow first-year Eduardo Velez-Perez also earned his first career point, assisting on the equalizer by Jean-Claude in the game's 64th minute.

- Sophomore Andrew Clark leads the NESCAC with 23 saves after making ten in two games last week. The second year player has made six or more saves in three of the team's four games so far this season.

- Wednesday's match versus Connecticut College marks the first of four-straight home games for Trinity, stretching into the month of October. The team's next road game comes on October 2 at in-state NESCAC rival Wesleyan. 

- Connecticut College enters the game ranked No. 3 in New England and No. 21 nationally.