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Greyhounds Host Saint Peter's And Manhattan; Senior Day Sunday

Senior Kevin Curran, a two-time team captain, will play in his final regular season home games this weekend

Senior Kevin Curran, a two-time team captain, will play in his final regular season home games this weekend

Oct. 24, 2012

Game Information
Opponent Saint Peter's Peacocks
Date Friday, October 26, 2012
Time 7 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Game Information
Opponent Manhattan Jaspers
Date Sunday, October 28, 2012
Time 1 p.m.
Location Baltimore, Maryland | Ridley Athletic Complex
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Senior Day
• Loyola will honor its six seniors whose eligibility will expire at the end of this season - Hector Arellano, Kevin Curran, Greg DiNardo, Gerwyn Jones, Zach Tweddell and Gary Weisbaum - in a pregame ceremony on Sunday against Manhattan. 
• This group hails from three different countries - America, England and Wales - and three different states - Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia. 
• They were members of the 2009 squad that advanced to the NCAA Tournament and won the MAAC Championship.

Loyola Greyhounds
• Twelve different Greyhounds have contributed to the offense this season, including eight that have scored goals. 
• Freshman Larry Ndjock leads the way - and is ranked second in the MAAC - with 10 goals and 23 points this season. In conference play, Ndjock has contributed four goals.
• Junior Stephen Dooley is second on the team with 15 points on five goals and five assists, while sophomore Connor Thompson leads the MAAC with five assists. 
• In goal, Thurman Van Riper is ranked second in the MAAC with a 0.91 goals-against average, 66 saves and a .815 save percentage. He also leads the league with six shutouts, including three in MAAC play.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks
• Saint Peter’s brings a 4-10-0 record into the weekend, but a 2-3-0 mark in MAAC play.
• Noah Sadaoui has nine goals and 19 points, this year while Betim Bajrami has three assists. 
• In goal, Carlos Suarez is allowing 1.85 goals per game and stopping 71.8 percent of shots.

Series Vs. The Peacocks
• Loyola has earned a 24-6-1 advantage in the all-time series with Saint Peter’s
• Last season, the Greyhounds downed the Peacocks, 2-0, in Jersey City, N.J. 

Manhattan Jaspers
• Manhattan is 2-11-1 this year and 1-4 in the league, but will face Rider Friday night.
• Tommy Amos leads Manhattan with four goals this season.
• In goal, George Ellis is allowing 2.41 goals per game and has stopped 68.5 percent of shots faced.

Series With The Jaspers
• Loyola holds a commanding lead in the series against Manhattan, 21-2-2.  
• In the most recent match-up though, the Greyhounds were edged by the Jaspers, 1-0, in the first round of the 2011 MAAC Tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports.
• In last year’s regular-season meeting, Loyola earned a 3-0 win in Riverdale, N.Y.

Up Next
• The Greyhounds will close out regular-season play at Rider on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m.

The Last Meeting
Loyola Maryland2
Saint Peter's0
October 9, 2011
Jersey City, N.J.
Caltabiano Leads Loyola To A 2-0 Victory At Saint Peter's
Sophomore Geaton Caltabiano notched two goals for the Loyola University Maryland men's soccer team Sunday afternoon and head coach Mark Mettrick earned his 200th career victory as the Greyhounds downed Saint Peter's, 2-0.

The Last Meeting
Manhattan1
Loyola Maryland0
November 4, 2011
Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Loyola Concludes Season With 1-0 Loss To Manhattan
Trevor Chiduku scored the game's only goal for Manhattan College, and the sixth-seeded Jaspers defeated No. 3 seed Loyola, 1-0, in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference quarterfinals on Friday afternoon.