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Greyhounds Travel To Iona And Fairfield

Oct. 17, 2012

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Opponent Iona Gaels
Date Friday, October 19, 2012
Time 3 p.m.
Location New Rochelle, NY | Mazzella Field
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Opponent Fairfield Stags
Date Sunday, October 21, 2012
Time 1 p.m.
Location Fairfield, Conn. | Lessing Field
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Loyola Greyhounds
• Freshman Larry Ndjock leads the Greyhounds with seven goals and 17 points while sophomore Connor Thompson (4g, 4a) has 12 points and junior Stephen Dooley (4g, 3a) has 11 points.
• In goal, Thurman Van Riper leads the MAAC with five shutouts. He has posted a 0.96 goals-against average and is stopping 80.3 percent of shots faced. 

Iona Gaels
• The Gaels are coming off a non-conference schedule that saw them go 2-8, however Iona has rebounded for three-straight MAAC wins and a 3-0-0 record in league play.
• Ansger Otto leads the team with nine points on three goals and three assists, while Alvaro Torrecilla (2g, 4a) and Douglas Stephens (4g) each have eight points.
• In goal, Borja Barbero has played all 1175 minutes. He is allowing 1.76 goals per game, while stopping 69.7 percent of shots faced.

Series Vs. The Gaels
• Loyola enjoys a 23-4-1 advantage over Iona, although the Gaels have won two straight. 
• In last year's meeting, the Greyhounds were edged by Iona, 3-2.

Fairfield Stags
• Fairfield enters the weekend with a 5-6-1 overall record and 1-2-0 mark in the MAAC.
• The Stags will face Rider on Friday before hosting the Greyhounds on Sunday. 
• Recop McLaren leads the team with four goals and eight points, while Jordan Ayris is second with seven points on three goals and one assist.
• In goal, Michael O'Keeffe has allowed 13 goals and picked up 59 saves.

Series With The Stags
• Loyola holds a 25-8-1 lead over Fairfield.
Last season, the Stags escaped Baltimore with a 2-1 win in the MAAC opener. 
• Fairfield has won the last two meetings against Loyola, while the Stags are also unbeaten in the last three regular-season meetings with the Greyhounds. 
• Loyola's last regular-season win vs. the Stags came in 2008 at Fairfield.

Up Next
• The Greyhounds will return home for their last pair of regular-season home games.
• Loyola will host Saint Peter's Friday at 7 p.m., and Manhattan on Sunday at 1 p.m.
• Five seniors - Hector Arellano, Kevin Curran, Gerwyn Jones, Zach Tweddell and Gary Weisbaum - will be honored before Sunday's game in part of Senior Day.