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Weekly Preview: Lions Look to Rebound On Home Field

Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports
Photo Credit: Emerson Channel Sports

Overall Record: 0-3-0 (0-0-0 NEWMAC)

Scoreboard: Salem St Vikings 2, Emerson 1

Schedule: Tuesday, September 11 vs. UMASS Boston, Boston, Mass., 6:00 p.m. | Live Stats | 
Friday, September 14 vs Clark, Boston Mass., 7:00p.m., l Live Stats

BOSTON, Mass. - The Emerson Men's Soccer team fell in a heartbreaking loss to the Vikings on Salem State on Saturday Afternoon.  The Lions fell behind 2-0 before surging back in the last 15 minutes to almost force an overtime period. The Lions will look for their first win as they take on UMASS Boston on Tuesday. 


  • Emerson played in it's first match after having a week off from game action on Saturday.
  • The Lions welcomed the Vikings of Salem State to Rotch Field, falling 2-1 in a chippy affair that came down to the last kick for the Lions.
  • Paul Bou Aziz (Nice, France) found the back of the net for the first time in 2018 with a left footed shot that fired into the top corner from outside the box.  


  • David Kemp (London, England) sits in fifth in the conference with 12 total saves in his first three matches.
  • The Lions as a team sit in fourth in total shot on goal percentage with almost half of their shots hitting the target at a .452 clip.


  • UMASS Boston sits in eighth of nine spots in the Little East Conference with a 1-4 overall record and a 0-0 conference record.
  • The team has totaled five goals in five matches, averaging one per game while allowing 13 over the five matches.
  • Five different players have scored and assisted for the Beacons, as they come in boasting a balanced attack.


  • Heading into the week, Clark has a 4-0 record, scoring at least five goals in all four matches and only allowing one.
  • Alex Maiorano and Sean Munroe each have scoured four goals on the year and Jonathan Guilherme and Charlie Lane have each scored three for the Cougars.
  • Both goalkeepers Melvin Vincent and Marco White have started two matches and been victorious in both starts.  Vincent has totaled 12 saves over his two starts while White has three.