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Loyola Closes Out Regular Season At Siena and Marist

Oct. 26, 2011

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Opponent Siena Saints
Date Friday, October 28, 2011
Time 3 p.m.
Location Loudonville, N.Y. | Siena Turf Field
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Opponent Marist Red Foxes
Date Sunday, October 30, 2011
Time 1 p.m.
Location Poughkeepsie, N.Y. | Tenney Stadium
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Quick Kicks        
• This marks the final weekend of regular season competition before the MAAC Championships.
• Loyola’s game at Siena will be a defensive battle as the Greyhounds lead the league in GAA (0.80) and the Saints are second at 1.00 goals allowed per game.
• Offensively, Marist and Loyola have put up similar numbers with the Greyhounds ranking third in the MAAC with 1.47 goals per game and the Red Foxes fourth at 1.25 goals per game.

Loyola Greyhounds        
Geaton Caltabiano and Stephen Dooley are ranked sixth and eighth, respectively, in the MAAC in goals. Caltabiano has tallied six this season, including a league-best four game-winning goals, while Dooley has notched five goals.
• In goal, Kyle Wittman leads the MAAC with eighth shutouts and a 0.79 GAA. He also sits second with a .829 save percentage and is third with 58 saves.

Siena Saints        
• Siena enters the weekend with a 4-8-2 overall record this year and a 1-4-2 mark in the MAAC.
• Jack Binks ranks third in the MAAC in goals against average, allowing 0.96. For the season, he is saving .731 percent of shots faced and has stopped 38 shots.
• Offensively, the Saints have turned to Nathan Olukanmi and Joe Miner, who each have three goals, for their scoring this season.

Marist Red Foxes        
• Marist enters the weekend with a 6-6-4 record and a 3-2-0 mark in MAAC play. The Red Foxes will host Rider on Friday, before facing Loyola on Sunday.
• Stephan Brossard is ranked third in the MAAC in points per game, averaging 1.25.
• In goal, Steve Skonieczny is ranked third in the league in shutouts, earning five blank sheets. For the season, he is allowing 1.33 goals per game, while stopping .725 percent of shots faced.

Last Time Out    
Kevin Curran scored his first collegiate goal in the 69th minute of Loyola’s 1-1 tie with Niagara.
• Niagara responded in the 87the minute to force overtime.
• That goal snapped Kyle Wittman’s scoreless streak at a season-long 455 minutes and 5 seconds and ended his shutout streak at four-straight games.  
• The game marked the first overtime game for Loyola this season.

Up Next
• The 2011 MAAC Men's Soccer Championship will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida.
• The top-six teams will earn a first-round bye, while opening round games will be played on Thursday, Nov. 3.
• Quarterfinal games will be played on Friday, Nov. 4, with the semifinals on Sunday, Nov. 6 and the Championship Game on Monday, Nov. 7.
• Select quarterfinal games, in addition to both semifinals and championship game will be televised by ESPN3.