Men’s Soccer Closes Road Swing at Rivier Wednesday

Men’s Soccer Closes Road Swing at Rivier Wednesday
OCTOBER 11 | 7:30 PM
RAIDERS FIELD
NASHUA, N.H.

Series Record: Suffolk leads, 9-6-0 (Since 2002)
Last Meeting: Sept. 22, 2016, W, 2-1
Streak: W2
Eyes on the Game


BOSTON – The Suffolk men's soccer team caps off its three-game road trip Wednesday, Oct. 11 with a trip to Rivier. Game time at Raiders Field is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

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LAST TIME OUT
For the second straight season, Suffolk and Emmanuel went into overtime, but this time neither the Rams nor the Saints came out on top as the team's played to a 1-1 stalemate at Roberto Clemente Field Saturday afternoon.

MORE READING: Men's Soccer Ties Emmanuel, 1-1

RAMS RUNDOWN
At 5-5-1 overall and 2-4-1 in conference contests, Suffolk currently sits in eighth place in the league standings. 

Suffolk's offense has scored 19 goals this season with sophomore Christian Restrepo's six leading the way. The forward also sits atop the team in points with 14, while his classmates, James Fisher and Juan Ucros are tied for second on the squad with nine points apiece. Fisher has four goals and one assist, while Ucros owns three tallies and three handouts. 

In net, Jon Brodeur sits 3-1-0 on the year in three starts and five appearances. The sophomore keeper owns a 1.05 goals against average and a .733 save percentage. Kyle Van Cleef, meanwhile, has taken the field in eight games, starting seven, for a 2.03 goals against average and a .762 save percentage.

RAIDERS REVIEW
Rivier, who is on a two-game skid, sits in 10th in the league standings with an overall mark of 2-9-1 and a 0-5-1 league ledger. 

The Raiders' offense has been laminated this season with just seven goals. Prince Moye is the lone Raider with multiple strikes with two tallies on his statement. Carlo Eldeh and Antonion Houde each have three points on one goal and one handout to for three points apiece.

INSIDE THE SERIES

  • Suffolk is 9-6-0 all-time versus Rivier dating back to 2002.
  • The Rams are unbeaten against the Raiders in the James Boden era, defeating Rivier by identical 2-1 margins in the last two seasons.
  • Suffolk is on a two-game win streak versus Rivier dating back to 2015.
  • Seven contests have been decided in shutout fashion. Overall, Suffolk is 5-2 in such contest.
  • The Rams largest margin of victory against Rivier is nine goals as Suffolk shutout the Raiders 9-0 twice in 2010 and 2011.
  • A game has never extended regulation in the series.

EYES ON THE GAME

COMING UP
Suffolk returns to its home turn, James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park, Saturday, Oct. 14 for the third annual Rams Fan Fest. A 12:30 p.m. tailgate kicks off the festivities with the women's team taking the pitch in the first game of the day