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Non-Conference Schedule Concludes For Men's Soccer Tuesday Vs. Drexel

Oct. 19, 2015

Game Information
Opponent Drexel Dragons
Date Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015
Time 7 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Md. | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Loyola Greyhounds (1-9-2, 0-4-1 Patriot League)
Freshman A. Mickey Watson scored his first collegiate goal at Boston University, but the Greyhounds gave up goals to the Terriers in the 63rd and 74th minute, respectively, to fall, 2-1, at Nickerson Field. 
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.
• Freshman A. Mickey Watson and sophomore Brad Warenicz are second on the team with two points, while juniors Alex Ponvert , Antony Sare and Laurin Vogel have added one assist each.
Loyola’s lone victory was a 1-0 upset win over No. 11 UMBC in the Battle of Baltimore. Warenicz netted the game-winning goal in the 55th minute, assisted by Ponvert and Goldsmith.
Defensively, 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.
After playing every minute of last season, Matt Sanchez has played in 1030 this season. He has a 1.49 goals-against average and a .730 save percentage to go with three shutouts.
In a scoreless tie with Lafayette, Sanchez stopped seven shots to pick up his 100th career save.

Drexel Dragons (2-11-1, 1-5-0 CAA)
In its third-straight road contest, Drexel is looking to snap a five-game losing skid.
This season, Drexel owns a pair of 1-0 wins over Penn and James Madison, while the Dragons also played Saint Joseph’s to a double-overtime scoreless tie.
Nine Dragons have contributed to the offense this season, including six with goals.
Colin McGlynn leads the way with four goals and nine points, while Dakota Peterson leads the team with two assists.
Ilai Shvika and Francisco Palma are tied for second with three points on one goal and one assist each.
Tyler Afflerbach and Jacob Jordan have split time in goal for the Dragons, with Afflerbach starting and playing eight games and Jordan starting and playing the other six.
In 720 minutes, Afflerbach has given up 15 goals and stopped 33 shots for a 1.88 goals-against average and a .688 save percentage.
Jordan has played 560 minutes and has a 1.93 GAA and .760 save percentage.

Versus The Mountain Hawks
• This will be the second meeting between Loyola and Drexel in men’s soccer.
• In last year’s inaugural meeting, the Greyhounds used a goal from Jake Heroux in the 88th minute to escape with a 1-0 win over the Dragons at Vidas Field.

Up Next
The Greyhounds will close out the remainder of the season with conference contests.
Loyola will host Army West Point first, as the Black Knights visit Ridley Athletic Complex on Saturday for a 7 p.m., kickoff.