Men’s Soccer Hosts Binghamton for Senior Recognition Day Saturday, Nov. 2 (1 p.m.)
DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire men's soccer team is set to host Binghamton University for Senior Recognition Day on Saturday, Nov. 2 on Bremner Field at 1 p.m. Links to live stats and video will be available at www.UNHWildcats.com.
LAST TIME OUT FOR THE 'CATS: The Wildcats battled to a 2-1 double-overtime victory against intrastate rival Dartmouth College on the road. David Schlatter (Marlton, N.J.) gave New Hampshire an early 1-0 lead in the 13th minute of play, but Dartmouth tied it just before halftime. It was not until 106th minute that A.J. Albers (Eagan, Minn.) powered UNH past Dartmouth with his second goal of the season for the win.
Freshman goalkeeper Giovani Riello (Sao Paulo, Brazil) made four saves on the five shots he faced to earn his third win of the season.
SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE: The Wildcats are led on offense by sophomore Jesus Tudela (Zaragoza, Spain) who comes into the game with three goals and three assists for nine points. Ugochukwu Uche (Ann Arbor, Mich.) is right behind Tudela with eight points. His are a result of four goals. Schlatter splits his six points on two goals and two assists while Steven Palumbo (Kingston, N.H.) and Christopher Wingate (Hovik, Norway) have matching totals of one goal and three assists for five points.
Albers has four points on two goals while Robert Palumbo (Kingston, N.H.) has one goal and two assists for the same amount. Andrew Chaput (Manchester, N.H.) and Aaron Smith (Loudon, N.H.) both have three points on a goal and an assist. Lukas Goerigk (Berlin, Germany) has a pair of points with a goal as Byron Greenwood (Greenland, N.H.) has two points on two assists. Cameron Bielski (Dover, Mass.), Erik Martel (Bedford, N.H.), Connor Pauley (Londonderry, N.H.) and Duff Thomson (Atkinson, N.H.) round out the points with one assist each.
Junior goalkeeper Travis Worra (Lancaster, Pa.) has started all 10 games he has played and has a record of 7-3-0 with five shutouts. He has a goals against average of 0.57 and a save percentage of .880. Riello comes in with a 3-2-0 record with two shutouts, a goals against average of 0.77 and a save percentage of .778.
LAST TIME OUT FOR BINGHAMTON: The Bearcats played to a 0-0 double-overtime draw against UMBC at home. Stefano Frantellizzi made saves on each of the five shots faced while being denied on the two shots they sent at the UMBC net. Steven Celeste led BU in shots with two.
SCOUTING THE BEARCATS: Ben Nicholson leads Binghamton on offense with 11 points on three goals and five assists Celeste has six points on three goals while Marts Reid-Warden has five points from a pair of goals and an assist. Robbie Hughes has four points on a pair of as Tommy Moon and Logan Roberts have matching totals of one goal and one assist for three points.
Frantellizzi has played in all 16 games and has a record of 3-8-5 with six shutouts. He has a goals against average of 1.03 and a saver percentage of .833.
UP NEXT FOR THE WILDCATS: New Hampshire will host Vermont on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.