Oct. 7, 2012
The men's soccer team returns to action on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. versus Columbia in New York, N.Y. at the Columbia Soccer Complex. It will mark the last non-conference game of the season for the Friars.
Last Time Out
On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the Friars dropped a 2-1 decision to BIG EAST Blue Division foe Seton Hall at Owen T. Carroll Field. Senior Keith Jecewiz (Smithtown, N.Y.) tied the game at 1-1 in the second half, but the Pirates netted what turned out to be the game-winning goal at 73:37. Red shirt sophomore Keasel Broome (Claymont, Del.) finished the game with three saves in the Friar net.
For the season, senior Keith Jecewiz (Smithtown, N.Y.) leads the Friars with three goals and an assist for seven points. Red shirt junior Wilder Arboleda (Pawtucket, R.I.) is second on the team with five points on two goals and an assist. Junior Brian Grisell (Brookfield, Conn.) leads the team with two assists and 10 Friars have notched at least one point on the year. In net, Broome has started eight games for the Friars, posted a 1.40 goals against average and a .686 save percentage, while making 24 saves and recording a shutout.
Around The BIG EAST
In Providence's BIG EAST Blue Division, Marquette leads with a 3-0-0 mark following a 3-2 win over Connecticut on Saturday night. The Huskies are now second with a 3-1-0 record, followed by Seton Hall (2-1-0). In the latest NSCAA rankings (Oct. 2), six BIG EAST teams are ranked, including second-ranked Connecticut, third-ranked Georgetown, ninth-ranked Marquette, 10th-ranked Notre Dame, 12th-ranked St. John's and 21st-ranked South Florida.
The Lions and Friars will meet for the first time on Tuesday night.
The Lions are coming off 1-0 road win at Ivy League foe Penn on Saturday night. Jack Gagné netted the game-winning goal in the 38th minute and Kyle Jackson made a career-high eight saves in goal for the Lions. For the year, Columbia is 3-6-1 overall and 1-1 in the Ivy League. Sophomore Kofi Agyapong leads the team in scoring with a goal and two assists for four points. Eight different Lions have combined to score the Lions' eight goals this season.
Live stats for the game will be provided by Columbia and can be accessed by clicking on the link on the men's soccer schedule page here.
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