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Men's Soccer Travels To Army For Saturday Night Matchup

Oct. 9, 2014
Game Information
Opponent Army Black Knights
Date Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time 7 p.m.
Location West Point, New York | Clinton Field
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Saturday’s Contest
• Assistant coach Michael Marchiano was an assistant coach at Army the last two season, where he helped the Black Knights to their best season since 1996.
• Army and Loyola bring matching 1-2-0 records in league play into the contest, with their lone win coming against Colgate. One of each of its losses are also at the hands of Bucknell.  

Last Time Out
• Sophomore Dylan Engel scored his first career goal, but it wasn’t enough to get the Greyhounds past Bucknell.
• The Bison scored twice before Loyola was able to get on the board in the 27th minute. Bucknell then added two more second-half goals for the 4-1 victory. 

Loyola Greyhounds (4-4-2, 1-2-0 Patriot League)
• Senior Connor Thompson and sophomore Ryan Tuck lead four Greyhounds with goals this year, each scoring twice. Senior Joseph Cahalan and sophomores Dylan Engel and Jake Heroux also have a goal.
• Sophomore Laurin Vogel has a team-best three assists, which ranks tied for third in the league.
• Thompson scored the game-winning goals against Howard and Colgate, while Heroux scored the game-winner at Drexel and Cahalan notched the game-winner just 18 seconds into overtime against La Salle.
• Tuck scored the equalizer at Stetson and added his second goal of the season at No. 21 UMBC, and earned back-to-back Corvias Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week honors on September 15 and September 22 for his play in those two weeks.  
• Engel scored his first career goal, assisted by senior Joey Wilkins, against Bucknell.
• Sophomore transfer Matt Sanchez has played all 960 minutes and has recorded four shutouts, including one against Colgate en route to earning the league’s goalkeeper of the week honor.
• Five players made their debuts as Greyhounds vs. St. Francis; Sanchez in goal, sophomore midfielder John Toher, sophomore transfer Dolu Oyewole, Engel and freshman Brad Warenicz.
• Freshman Danny Mooney earned his first action at Campbell. 

Army Black Knights (4-4-3, 1-2-0 Patriot League)
• Army is coming off a 2-1 win over Colgate for its first Patriot League win this season.
• The Black Knights opened league play with a 2-1 overtime loss to Bucknell and a 2-0 loss at Boston University, respectively.
• Mario Da Silva lead the team with two game-winning goals, while Nick Williams has also contributed two goals. Five other Black Knights have tacked on one goal each.
• In goal, Winston Boldt - the 2013 Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year - has played all 1054 minutes, giving up nine goals for a 0.77 goals-against average. He’s also stopped 35 shots for a .795 save percentage. 

Series Record
• Army converted a penalty kick in the 35th minute of last year’s meeting, the inaugural contest between the two programs, to take a 1-0 advantage in the series. 

Up Next
• The Greyhounds will step out of conference play and head to Princeton on Tuesday for their non-conference finale.
• Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.