Weekly Preview - Men's Soccer Finishes Season With Three of Four at Rotch

Weekly Preview - Men's Soccer Finishes Season With Three of Four at Rotch

Overall: 4-8-1 (0-5 NEWMAC)

 

Scoreboard: Springfield 5, Emerson 0 | Springfield, Mass. | October 14, 2017

 

Schedule:

Tuesday, October 17 vs. Framingham State, Boston, Mass., 6:00 p.m. | Live Stats | Video

Saturday, October 21 at Wheaton (Mass.), Norton, Mass., 2:00 p.m.  | Live Stats | Video

 

BOSTON - The Emerson men's soccer look to bounce back into the win column in its final stretch of the regular season and split a pair of contests at home and on the road. Starting on Tuesday night, Emerson will host non-conference foe, Framingham State, for a 6:00 p.m. game. Then on Saturday, the Lions close out the week on the road at Wheaton (Mass.) that is slated for a 2:00 p.m. start.

 

A WEEK IN REVIEW

  • Emerson had a quiet week last week with a lone game against No. 22 Springfield on Saturday afternoon where the Lions were blanked, 5-0, by the Pride.

 

LIONS IN THE NEWMAC

  • Sophomore Gavin Faucette (Oakland, Calif.) sits in the fifth spot within the shots category, having registered 47 shots within 13 contests.

 

SCOUTING THE RAMS

  • Framingham State comes to Boston on Tuesday with a record of 7-8 through 15 games with a conference record of 3-2.
  • The Rams most recent contest came back on Friday at Mass. Maritime and fell 2-0.
  • In the all-time series against the Rams, Emerson trails 6-8-3 and topped the Lions, 1-0, back on October 18, 2016.
  • Isaac De Souza paces the Framingham State offense with 13 goals and three assists for 29 points, while Ken Stahovich follows with eight goals and 10 assists for 26 points.
  • Starting in eight games in net for the Rams is Josh Arno, who through 762+ minutes has allowed 14 goals and made 45 saves for an overall record of 3-3.
  • In five starts between the pipes, Corey Davidge has also allowed 14 goals and turned away 41 shots within 502 minutes to post an overall of 3-5 and one shutout.

 

SCOUTING THE LYONS

  • With an overall record of 5-7-2, Wheaton is winless within NEWMAC action, going 0-4-1 and are coming off a 5-1 setback at Babson on Saturday.
  • Wheaton will host Wesleyan (Conn.) in non-conference play on Tuesday night before they host Emerson on Saturday.
  • Powering Wheaton's offense is Amara Sesay, who has produced 14 goals to match four assists for a total of 32 points.
  • Through 951+ minutes in the net, Erik Wisniewski has posted an overall record of 4-7 having allowed 31 goals and made 55 saves.

 

 

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