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Weekly Preview: Men's Soccer Takes To The Road Before Coming Home

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

Overall Record: 1-0-1 

Scoreboard: Emerson 2, Pine Manor 2 | 2OT | August 30
Emerson 1, Salem State 0 | August 31

Schedule: Wednesday, September 4 at Trinity (Conn.), 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 7 vs. Regis (Mass.), 1:00 p.m. 


BOSTON, Mass.
- Fresh off its first win of 2019 this past Saturday, the Emerson men's soccer team heads into the first week of September action down at Trinity (Conn.) on Wednesday night before opening its home slate on Saturday afternoon against the visiting Regis (Mass.). 


A LOOK BACK ON THE WEEK 

  • Finished opening weekend 1-0-1 out at Salem State Men's Soccer Classic 
  • Erased a two-goal deficit on two second half goals by senior Gavin Faucette (Oakland, Calif.) and freshman Shane Biathrow to draw a 2-2 double overtime tie with Pine Manor on Friday.
  • A 47th minute free kick goal from freshman Luc Fougere (Chicago, Ill.) was enough for the Lions to snag its first win of the season in a 1-0 shutout over Salem State on Saturday.


LIONS IN THE NEWMAC
 

  • GOALS - Biathrow, Fougere & Faucette (1): T-1st 
  • POINTS - Fougere, Biathrow & Faucette (2): T-2nd
  • SHOTS - Faucette (6): T-5th | Fougere (5): T-5th
  • SAVES - Junior David Kemp (London, England) (7): T-2nd
  • SAVE PERCENTAGE - Kemp (.778): 4th
  • GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE - Kemp (.90): 3rd


SCOUTING THE TRINITY (CONN.) BANTAMS 

  • 2018 Record: 2-13 / 0-10 NESCAC 
  • 2019 Captains: Seniors Michael Burns & Max Cottrell and junior James Marden
  • Return 19 from last year's squad 
  • Key returners: Alistar Matule - team high 15 points in 2018 on six goals and three assists 


SCOUTING THE REGIS (MASS.) PRIDE 

  • 2019 Record: 0-1 / 2-1 loss versus Lesley on Friday 
  • 2018 Record: 8-6-2, 4-5-2 GNAC / Fell to Johnson & Wales (R.I.) in GNAC Tournament Quarterfinals, 1-0 
  • Has 17 members of the 2018 team returning for 2019 season 
  • Key returners: Ken Niyonzima - nine goals in 2018 

 

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