Sept. 1, 2016
|Opponent||Old Dominion Monarchs|
|Date||Friday, September 2, 2016|
|Location||Norfolk, Virginia | Soccer Complex|
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Loyola Greyhounds (0-2-0, 0-0-0 Patriot League)
• Loyola has had a rough start to its season, falling to LaSalle, 1-0, and at Saint Francis (Pa.), 2-0.
• Against LaSalle, the Greyhounds missed a penalty kick in the sixth minute and then gave one up to the Explorers in the 63rd minute, falling 1-0 in the season opener.
• Loyola outshot the Explorers, 19-8, through the match and held a 7-4 advantage in corner kicks.
• At Saint Francis, Loyola gave up a goal in the 45th minute and again in the 75th minute.
• Eight freshmen have made their collegiate debuts this season, with Jonathan Sousa , Nico Brown , Brian Saramago , Barry Sharifi , Josh Fawole all starting the season opener vs. LaSalle. Francisco Contreras , Shane Kastl and Morgan Lussi also saw playing time in the contest, while Kastl started at Saint Francis (Pa.).
• In addition, sophomore transfer Gabriel Carlsson made his Greyhound debut, starting both games.
• For the season, Saramago leads the Greyhounds with 10 shots, while Carlsson has taken seven.
• In goal, senior Matt Sanchez played all 180 minutes and stopped seven shots.
Old Dominion Monarchs (1-0-1, 0-0-0 Conference USA)
• The Monarchs opened their season by knocking off UNLV, 3-1, and tying Stetson, 1-1, at home.
• Niko Klosterhalfen, the 2015 Conference USA Freshman of the Year, scored two of ODU’s three goals vs. UNLV and was named the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week this week.
• Klosterhalfen leads ODU with two goals and four points, while Sebastian Hauret has assisted three of the Monarchs’ four goals.
• In goal, Alex Tiesenhausen has played all 200 minutes, allowing just two goals, while stopping seven shots. He has posted a 0.90 goals-against average and a .778 save percentage.
Versus The Monarchs
• The Greyhounds and Monarchs renewed their long-time rivalry last season, as the two met for the first time since 2006.
• Old Dominion won last season’s meeting, 3-0, at Ridley Athletic Complex.
• From 1975-96, Loyola and Old Dominion met 21 times with the Greyhounds holding the 13-6-2 advantage, including a 9-4 mark when playing in Baltimore.
• Old Dominion won the 2006 meeting, a 3-0 decision in Virginia.
• Prior to the 2006 meeting, the last time the two squads met was in 1999.
• Overall, Loyola holds a 14-8-1 advantage in the series.
• Loyola will return to Ridley Athletic Complex for a pair of home games.
• The Greyhounds will host George Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. and High Point on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.