No. 24 Men's Soccer Hosts La Roche for Senior Day Saturday

No. 24 Men's Soccer Hosts La Roche for Senior Day Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The No. 24 Penn State Behrend men's soccer team will host the La Roche Redhawks for Senior Day on Saturday afternoon. Game time is set for 1 p.m.


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Behrend News & Notes:

* The Behrend Lions will be celebrating the six seniors before the game; Ian Betts, Aaron Harris, Nick Kisiel, Andrew Mastovich, Nick Schwarzel and Matt Warnaka
* During their collegiate career, they have helped the Lions to an astounding 62-12-5 overall record and a 30-1-2 regular-season Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference (AMCC) record, while going 36-4-5 when playing on their home turf.
* The Lions are coming off a 4-1 win over Pitt-Bradford on the road Tuesday
* Nick Schwarzel (South Park, PA/South Park) tallied a pair of goals, while Aaron Harris (Washington, PA/McGuffey) added a goal and an assist in the win
* Behrend dropped in the region rankings to fourth and to 24th in the USC Top 25 Poll released on Tuesday after the loss to Medaille last week

La Roche News & Notes:

* The Redhawks are 4-10 overall and 2-4 in the AMCC
* La Roche defeated Hilbert 4-0 on the road last Saturday
* The Redhawks are averaging 1.71 goals per game
* Freshman goalie Austin Gorman made 15 saves in two games last week, posting his third shut out this season against the Hawks
* Firas Abduljawad leads the team with six goals and three assists for 15 points

Series History:

* Behrend and La Roche have a history dating back to 1992
* The Lions hold a 31-3 overall record against the Redhawks
* Behrend has won the last 16 consecutive contests
* The last La Roche win was a 1-0 decision in 2007

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