|Opponent||George Washington Colonials|
|Date||Wednesday, September 7, 2016|
|Location||Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex|
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Loyola Greyhounds (0-3-0, 0-0-0 Patriot League)
• Loyola has had a rough start to its season, falling to LaSalle, 1-0, at Saint Francis (Pa.), 2-0, and at Old Dominion, 2-1.
• Freshman Brian Saramago became the first Greyhound to score this season, putting away a cross from classmate Josh Fawole at Old Dominion.
• Saramago leads Loyola with 14 shots, while sophomore transfer Gabriel Carlsson has eight.
• Nine freshmen have made their collegiate debuts so far this season, with Jonathan Sousa , Nico Brown , Saramago, Barry Sharifi , Josh Fawole all starting the season opener. Francisco Contreras , Shane Kastl and Morgan Lussi also saw playing time vs. the Explorers, while redshirt freshman Sam Carter entered the game at Old Dominion.
• Sophomore transfer Gabriel Carlsson made his Greyhound debut, starting the game.
• In goal, senior Matt Sanchez has played all 270 minutes and has stopped 10 shots.
George Washington Colonials (1-0-2, 0-0-0 Atlantic 10)
• George Washington enters the weekend unbeaten, at 1-0-2, after posting a pair of double-overtime ties against NJIT, 1-1, and Binghamton, 0-0.
• Garrett Heine, Oliver Curry and Dylan Lightbourn have all scored for the Colonials, while Heine, Curry and Koby Osei-Wusu have tallied assists.
• In goal, Thor Arne Hofs has played all 310 minutes, posting a 0.58 goals-against average and a .882 save percentage.
Versus The Colonials
• In a series that dates back to 1965, Loyola holds an 8-3-1 advantage against George Washington.
• Loyola won all three meetings from 1965-67, while the two programs competed as NCAA Division II, but dropped its first game as NCAA Division I foes on the road in 1983.
• The Colonials were also victorious on their home field in 1989, following a 1-0 Loyola win in Baltimore in 1984.
• The lone tie came in 1990, with the two teams playing to a 2-2 final score in Baltimore.
• Through the last five meetings, Loyola has come out on top of four. The Greyhounds earned a 2-0 road victory in 1991, followed by a 4-0 win at home in 1993. After a 13-year hiatus, the series resumed in 2007 with a 3-2 Loyola home win and then a 3-1 road victory for the Greyhounds in 2008. George Washington won last season’s meeting, 1-0, in DC.
• Loyola will remain at Ridley Athletic Complex for a second-straight home game.
• The Greyhounds will host High Point on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.