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Men's Soccer Welcomes Army West Point To Ridley Saturday Night

Oct. 22, 2015

Game Information
Opponent Army West Point Black Knights
Date Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015
Time 7 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Md. | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Loyola Greyhounds (2-9-2, 0-4-1 Patriot League)
Led by freshman Xander Saling , eight Greyhounds have contributed to the offense this season.
Saling scored the first three goals of his career in the Greyhounds' last outing against Drexel, including the game-winner with 15 seconds remaining, to become the second Patriot League player this season with a hat trick. Saling now leads Loyola with three goals and six points this year.
Junior Brennan Goldsmith , the first Greyhound to score this year, and sophomore Brad Warenicz are second on the team with three points each, both contributing one goal and one assist.
Goldsmith scored at Duke, while Warenicz’s first career goal also went in as the game-winner in Loyola’s 1-0 win over No. 11 UMBC in the Battle of Baltimore.
Junior Laurin Vogel leads the way with two assists, while classmate Antony Sare , junior transfer Alex Ponvert and freshman Wielfried Zouantcha have also contributed an assist.
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 1120 this season. He has a 1.53 goals-against average and a .708 save percentage to go with three shutouts.
In a scoreless tie with Lafayette, Sanchez stopped seven shots to pick up his 100th career save.

Army West Point Black Knights (3-5-4, 1-1-2 Patriot League)
Army West Point is coming off a 2-0 loss at Rutgers Tuesday night, but in their last three League games, the Black Knights are unbeaten, going 1-0-2.
• The Black Knights tied Holy Cross, 1-1, before beating Lehigh, 3-2, and tying American, 0-0.
Cody Guerry leads Army West Point with three goals and seven points.
Shaban Abousaud and Nick Williams both have two goals and one assist, while Christian Ollen is fourth on the team with four points on two goals.
Chris Britt has played all 1175 minutes in goal and has given up 13 goals for a 1.00 goals-against average. He has also stopped 41 shots for a .759 save percentage.

Versus The Black Knights
• Army West Point lead the all-time series with Loyola, 2-0.
In 2013, the Black Knights converted a penalty kick in the 35th minute to pick up the 1-0 win at Ridley Athletic Complex in the inaugural meeting between the two sides.
Brennan Goldsmith scored his first career goal at Army West Point last season, but the Black Knights held of the Greyhounds’ comeback attempt, earning a 2-1 victory at Clinton 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.