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Third-Straight Road Game Sends Men's Soccer To Stetson Saturday

Sept. 12, 2014

Game Information
Opponent Stetson Hatters
Date Saturday, September 13, 2014
Time Noon
Location Deland, Florida | Athletic Training Center
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Saturday's Contest
• The Greyhounds are concluding a three-game road swing. They started the trip with a 1-0 loss at Campbell on Saturday and then earned a 1-0 win at Drexel on Wednesday.
• Loyola's last three games have been decided by one goal.  
• This will be the first-ever meeting between Loyola and Stetson in men's soccer.  

Loyola Men's Soccer
• Loyola is in its 72nd season as a men's soccer program, and its 33rd year of competition as an NCAA Division I program.
• The 2013 season was Loyola's inaugural year as a member of the Patriot League, while 2014 will mark the first year the Greyhounds will compete under new head coach Steve Nichols.
• Prior to joining the Patriot League, Loyola was a member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference for 24 years, posting an overall record of 167-24-8 in conference games from 1989-2012. Loyola also claimed 16 regular-season titles and 12 MAAC Tournament titles.  

Last Time Out
• Loyola got a late goal from sophomore Jake Heroux to defeat Drexel, 1-0.
• Heroux scored his first collegiate goal in the 88th minute when he headed in a cross from sophomore Laurin Vogel.
• Sophomore transfer Matt Sanchez played all 90 minutes in goal, turning back four shots, to record his second clean sheet of the season.  

Loyola Greyhounds
• Loyola began the year with a 2-0 loss at St. Francis (Pa.), a 2013 NCAA Tournament participant, but responded for a 1-0 win over Howard in its home opener. The Greyhounds then dropped a 1-0 decision at Campbell on Saturday before picking up a 1-0 win at Drexel on Wednesday.
• Sophomore Laurin Vogel has set up both of Loyola's goals this season, assisting senior Connor Thompson's game-winning goal against Howard and sophomore Jake Heroux's first collegiate goal at Drexel.
• Sophomore transfer Matt Sanchez has played all 360 minutes and has recorded two shutouts.
• Five players made their debuts as Greyhounds vs. St. Francis; Sanchez in goal, sophomore midfielder John Toher, sophomore transfer Dolu Oyewole, sophomore Dylan Engel and freshman Brad Warenicz.
• Freshman Danny Mooney earned his first action at Campbell.  

Stetson Hatters (2-2-1)
Stetson opened the home portion of its schedule with a 3-1 loss to Campbell Thursday night.
• The Camels' Bradley Farias, who scored the lone goal in Loyola's loss at Campbell, scored twice and also assisted the game-winning goal against the Hatters.
• JJ Bostic scored Stetson's only goal putting a direct kick from Jeppe Moe into the net.
• Seven Hatters have scored for Stetson, led by Jared Huber and Bostic with two goals each. Marco Hjorth and Moe both have one goal and one assist, while Eli Beates, Ross Morison and David Caulfield have contributed one score.
• In goal, Paul Ladwig has played 450 of 470 minutes, giving up 3.00 goals per game.  

Series Record
• This will mark the first time that Loyola and Stetson have met in men's soccer.  

Up Next
• Loyola will return home for a midweek contest against La Salle.
• The Explorers will come to Ridley Athletic Complex Wednesday for a 7 p.m., contest.