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Preview: Men's Soccer Set To Face WPI

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

Men's Soccer vs. WPI (5-1-2, 0-0-2 NEWMAC) 

Saturday, September 29, 2018 

Rotch Field | Boston, Mass. 

1:00 p.m. 

Live Stats 

 

A LOOK BACK 

  • Emerson took a split in its pair of contests this week against Newbury College and Coast Guard to post an overall record of 2-5 and 1-1 in the NEWMAC. 
  • The Lions shouldered a 2-0 setback to Newbury last Monday night, but bounced back on Saturday with a huge 1-0 NEWMAC win down at Coast Guard thanks to a goal from junior Gavin Faucette (Oakland, Calif.).

 

A LOOK AT THE LIONS 

  • Faucette sits in the top 10 of three NEWMAC categories including goals and points. 
  • The junior sits tied for fourth with four goals and has tallied eight points (T10th). 

 

KEMP NABS DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK 

  • For competition ranging from September 17th to 24th, sophomore David Kemp (London, England) garnered NEWMAC accolades and was named Defensive Player of the Week. 
  • Kemp came away with three saves to help Emerson preserve a tight 1-0 NEWMAC win over Coast Guard this past Saturday, its first of 2018. 

 

ALL TIME SERIES VS. WPI 

  • Emerson and WPI took on one another back on Saturday September 30, 2017 and the Engineers came out with the 4-0 victory in a game that saw four different players tally a goal.
  • The Lions have yet to beat the Engineers since joining the NEWMAC in the 2013-2014 season where the teams first met on October 3, 2013. 

 

SCOUTING THE ENGINEERS 

  • WPI fell in 1-0 overtime loss to Roger Williams on Wednesday night to put the Engineers at 5-2-2 and 0-0-2 in the NEWMAC.
  • 2017 saw WPI as the NEWMAC Champions and co-regular season champions before its season concluded at the hands of a first round loss to SUNY Oneota in a 0-0 penalty kick draw. 
  • Through nine games, WPI has put in 15 goals (1.88 goals per game) with a .134 shot percentage and allow opponents to .59 goals. 
  • Putting in a team leading three goals and two assists for eight points is Frank Ciliberto and is followed by three other Engineers who have two goals apiece. 
  • Rufus Adams has manned the net for WPI for 736+ minutes to hold a 5-2-2 record to go along with a .848 save percentage and a .61 goals against average. 

 

STAY LIVE WITH THE LIONS