|TUESDAY, SEPT. 11 // 4 PM
KELSEY SOCCER FIELD
NEW LONDON, N.H.
BOSTON – Riding the momentum of its first win of the season, the Suffolk men's soccer team is set to travel to the newest member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, Colby Sawyer, Tuesday, Sept. 11 for a 4 p.m. clash.
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LAST TIME OUT
Leonardo Acosta buried a pair of goals to lead Suffolk men's soccer over Rivier, 3-1, in the team's Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) opener Saturday afternoon at James A. Sartori Stadium at East Boston Memorial Park.
Suffolk found its way in the win column Saturday to move to 1-3 overall and 1-0 against GNAC foes.
Leonardo Acosta has been the Rams' offensive backbone thus far. The freshman has put away a team-best three goals to go along with one assit for a team-high seven points, good for fourth in the league. Jordan Casey, James Fisher, Declan Mee and Tucker Mee have each put the rock in the net for the blue-and-gold once this season.
In net, David Haines has been Suffolk's go-to. The senior keeper boasts a .750 save percentage and a 2.27 goals against average. He has turned aside at least seven attempts in three of the Rams' four contests.
Colby Sawyer holds an identical record to Suffolk at 1-3 on the year and 1-0 in conference contests after downing Anna Maria, 2-0, Saturday for its first victory of the season.
The Chargers have put away just three goals on the year all from different players with Tim Driscoll, Cody Kostrzebski and Noah Camelo each scoring for Colby Sawyer. Driscoll anchors the foursome with points with three as he handed out one assist to go with his marker. Mason Galbato has also recorded one point on the year with one handout to his credit.
Shane Sacks has started all four games in between the posts for the Chargers. He holds a 2.37 goals against average with a .769 save percentage.
INSIDE THE SERIES
- Suffolk and Colby Sawyer tangled in a pair of bouts back in the 90s and will renew a rivalry Tuesday afternoon.
- The Rams lost both previous meetings with the Chargers to trail the all-time series, 0-2.
- Colby Sawyer has outscored the Rams, 12-5.
- Suffolk and Colby Sawyer will meet for the first time in the James Boden era.
Suffolk will be back at home Saturday, Sept. 15 for a 12 p.m. contest against Lasell.