EYES ON THE GAME
BOSTON – Suffolk men's soccer remains on the road Wednesday, Oct. 23 when it makes the short trip to Lasell. The GNAC game is set to begin at 3:30 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Saint Joseph (Conn.) broke a 1-1 tie with 50 seconds remaining in the first overtime to steal a 2-1 GNAC game from Suffolk men's soccer Saturday at USJ Soccer Field.
MORE READING: Men's Soccer Slips in Overtime at USJ, 2-1
After its 2-1 setback at Saint Joseph (Conn.), Suffolk dipped to 5-7-1 on the year and 3-5-0 in GNAC play.
Sunjoon Tenorio controls the Rams' 20-goal offense. The Rams' rookie has scored half of them themselves and set up two others. Emilio Tenacio and Simon Velez Angel share second on the squad in points with seven each. The former has a pair of markers and three assists, while the latter has scored three times and handed out one helper.
Kyle Rosa has stepped up as Suffolk's starting goalie as of late. The freshman boasts a stat line of 1.90 GAA and a .704 save percentage. Steven Lopez has seen time in net as well. He holds a .704 save percentage and a 2.77 GAA.
Three of Lasell's four victories this season have come over the last week. The 4-13 overall Lasers, who sit 3-5 against conference foes, ride a three-game win streak that saw 2-1 victories over Emmanuel, Regis and Anna Maria, into Wednesday's outing.
Lasell has scored six of its season 13 goals over the last three games. Simon Nigor is responsible for the Lasers success as of late with four of his 10 points coming during the winning stretch. Nigor tops the team in points with 10 behind three markers and a squad-best four helpers. Francisco Villacorta matches Nigor's goal output with three of his own to go with two helpers.
A quartet of keepers have seen action for Lasell this season. Jackson Burhans has two of the Lasers four wins with a .623 save percentage and a 3.50 GAA. Chris Tran, meanwhile, is responsible for the other pair of triumphs with a team-high .773 save percentage and a 2.71 GAA.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Since 2007, Suffolk is 4-5-4 versus Lasell.
- The Rams, who are on a three-game win streak against the Lasers, look to level the all-time series.
- Three contests have needed extra time with the trio of outings all ending in double overtime stalemates.
- Overall four contests have ended in ties, with the game in 2014 being called due to inclement weather.
- Four games were decided in shutout fashion with Suffolk owning just one of those victories, a 3-0 win in 2016.
Suffolk heads back home for the final time of 2019 as it welcomes Colby Sawyer to East Boston Memorial Park's James A. Sartori Stadium Saturday, Oct. 26. Prior to the 12 p.m. kick-off, the Rams will honor the playing careers of its seven graduating players: Jarrett Davis, James Fisher, Jackson Hines, Steven Lopez, Christian Restrepo, Mike Skeibar and Simon Velez Angel.