|Opponent||Boston University Terriers|
|Date||Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015|
|Location||Boston, Mass. | Nickerson Field|
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Loyola Greyhounds (1-7-2, 0-2-1 Patriot League)
• Junior Brennan Goldsmith leads Loyola with three points on one goal and one assist this year. Goldsmith became the first Greyhound to score this season when he netted a goal at Duke.
• Sophomore Brad Warenicz is the only other Greyhound to score this year, as he headed in the game-winning goal in a 1-0 upset win over No. 11 UMBC in the Battle of Baltimore. Junior transfer Alex Ponvert assisted the goal, sending a cross into the box from the left side.
• Junior Antony Sare also has an assist this season, rounding out the Greyhounds’ point contributors.
• Defensively, freshman A. Mickey Watson leads the way and was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week on September 14 after helping Loyola record a 1-0 shutout win against the Retrievers.
• Warenicz became the fifth Greyhound on this year’s youthful roster to net a collegiate goal. Juniors Dylan Engel (1g), Goldsmith (1g) and Jake Heroux (1g) all scored their first career goals last season, while sophomore transfer Joe Rodriguez scored his first collegiate goal while playing for Drexel a year ago. Junior Ryan Tuck , who is out for the season, has scored twice for Loyola.
• Newcomers make up half of Loyola’s roster, as 10 freshmen and three transfers join 13 returners.
• Loyola graduated its top two goal scorers - Joseph Cahalan (4g) and Connor Thompson (3g).
• After playing every minute of last season, Matt Sanchez has played in 850 this season. He has a 1.48 goals-against average and a .725 save percentage to go with three shutouts.
• In a scoreless tie with Lafayette, Sanchez stopped seven shots to pick up his 100th career save. He then stopped a career-high in a loss to American.
Boston University Terriers (7-2-1, 2-0-1 Patriot League)
• The Terriers are coming off a 1-0 win at Colgate on Wednesday night, where they got goal from Anthony Viteri in overtime to secure the win.
• In its last five games, Boston University is 4-0-1, including winning its last three-straight contests.
• Viteri leads the offense with 14 points on six goals and two assists, while Felix De Bona has four goals and one assist for nine points.
• T.J. Butzke, Mark Wadid, David Amirani and Lucas McBride also have goals for the Terriers.
• In goal, Matt Gilbert has played all 929 minutes and has allowed just eight goals, while stopping 50 shots. He has a 0.78 goals-against average and a .862 save percentage.
Versus The Terriers
• The Greyhounds are 1-2-2 all-time against Boston University.
• The two squads played a 1-1 tie in the inaugural meeting in 1987, a neutral site game.
• Boston University earned a 3-1 win in the 1991 at home, but the Greyhounds claimed a 1-0 overtime victory in Baltimore in 1992.
• Renewing their rivalry as Patriot League foes in 2013, the Terriers won the inaugural league matchup, 2-0, in Boston, before the two squads tied 1-1 last season at Ridley Athletic Complex.
• The Greyhounds used a goal from Joseph Cahalan in the last minute of regulation to force overtime and secure a 1-1 tie with No. 20 Boston University at Ridley Athletic Complex.
• With the tie, Loyola became the first Patriot League team to take points from the Terriers last year.
• Boston University scored in the 14th minute and despite getting outshot, didn’t concede the game-tying goal until the 90th minute.
• Sanchez stopped a then-career-high seven saves for the Greyhounds.
• Loyola will remain on the road as it travels to Lehigh for a 7 p.m., contest on Saturday, Oct. 17.