Suffolk vs. Saint Joseph's (Maine)
BOSTON – The Suffolk men's soccer team returns to the friendly confines of James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park tonight as it entertains its Boston rival Emerson at 6:45 p.m.
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LAST TIME OUT
Less than one minute into the extra session, Emerson's Dan Knight scored his second goal of the contest to lift the Lions past the Suffolk men's soccer team Monday night at James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park.
Suffolk overcame a 2-0 half-time deficit thanks to scores from Fernardo Tome and Jordan Casey to knot the game at 2-2, but it would not be enough as Emerson sealed its victorious fate quickly in overtime.
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RUN DOWN ON THE RAMS
With a 0-10-1 overall mark on the season and 0-3-1 GNAC ledger, Suffolk will be looking for its first victory of the season.
With their goals against Emerson Monday night, Jordan Casey and Fernardo Tome became the first players in blue-and-gold to have one goal and one assist to their credit this season. Ben Daniels, Alvin Di, Eugenio Ottino and Tkhen To have also tallied one goal apiece this year.
Nicholas Chamma has made the last eight starts in net for the Rams. The senior goal keeper boasts a .614 save percentage with 43 stops.
MENTIONABLES 'BOUT THE MONKS
Saint Joseph's has won four straight to improve to 6-3-1 overall and 2-1 against GNAC opponents.
A trio of Monks have tallied double-digit points this season with Brett Mattos leading the way with 15 off seven scores and one assist. Austin Bell has handed out a team-best eight assists and sits second on the squad with 12 points. Johnny Thomas rounds out the double-digit points scorers with 11 (5g, 1a).
A three-headed tangent has guarded the net for Saint Joseph's this season. Scott Benner has seen the most action in between the pipes with a 3-2-1 record with 33 saves (.786) and a 1.34 goals-against average. With a 2-1 mark, Blake Mullen has allowed just one goal for a 0.51 goals-against average and .900 save percentage. Zack Moody's 1-0 record is thanks to four saves (.800) and one goal allowed (0.65 GAA).
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Johnson & Wales
Saint Joseph's (Maine)
Suffolk heads out on the road as it travels to Johnson & Wales Monday, Oct. 12 for a mid-afternoon contest.