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Senior Day Saturday For Men's Soccer Vs. Holy Cross

Nov. 5, 2015

Game Information
Opponent Holy Cross Crusaders
Date Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015
Time 1 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Md. | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Loyola Greyhounds (2-12-2, 0-7-1 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 against Drexel, including the game-winner with 15 seconds remaining, to become the second Patriot League player this season with a hat trick. Saling 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 went in as the game-winner in Loyola’s 1-0 win over No. 11 UMBC in the Battle of Baltimore.
Freshman A. Mickey Watson is the only other Greyhound to score, heading in his first career tally at Boston University.
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 1390 this season. He has a 1.68 goals-against average and a .705 save percentage to go with three shutouts.
In a scoreless tie with Lafayette, Sanchez stopped seven shots to pick up his 100th career save, while in a loss at Bucknell, he recorded his 50th save this year.

Holy Cross Crusaders (5-8-4, 2-4-2 Patriot League)
The Crusaders are coming off a pair of League losses to Boston University, 2-1, on the road and American, 1-0 in double overtime, at home.
Yuji Callahan leads the offense with 11 points on three goals and a team-best five assists, while Joey DeVivo is second with 10 points. DeVivo leads Holy Cross with four goals.
In goal, Kevin Wright has played 1624 minutes and is ranked third in the Patriot League wtih a 0.78 goals-against average. With 59 saves, he’s stopped 80.8 percent of shots faced.

Versus The Crusaders
• Loyola is winless against Holy Cross as the Crusaders have picked up both wins in the series.
In the inaugural meeting between the two programs in 2013, Holy Cross beat the Greyhounds, 1-0, at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Last year, the Crusaders scored a pair of goals to beat Loyola, 2-0, in the Patriot League opener.