SAINT LOUIS BILLIKENS vs. ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARCHERS
WHEN: Monday, August 14, 2017 • 7 p.m. CDT
WHERE: Robert R. Hermann Stadium • St. Louis, Missouri
SLU-ST. LOUIS CC SERIES: N/A
BILLIKENS’ LAST GAME: UMKC 3, Saint Louis 0 • Aug. 12, 2017 (exh.)
ARCHERS’ LAST GAME: First game of season
TICKETS: Click here or call (314) 977-4SLU
LIVE VIDEO: None (there will be no live streams of the Billikens’ three exhibition games)
LIVE STATS: StatBroadcast
A LOOK AT THE BILLIKENS
-- Saint Louis continues its exhibition season Monday night, hosting St. Louis Community College at 7 p.m. It is the second of three exhibition tilts prior to the season opener Friday, Aug. 25, against eighth-ranked Syracuse.
-- The Billikens are coming off a 3-0 defeat against UMKC on Saturday night. Twenty-four players appeared in the match for SLU as no player appeared for more than 45 minutes.
-- Saint Louis returns 15 student-athletes from last year’s squad. The roster features 11 newcomers (nine freshman). Click here for the complete roster.
-- The Billikens are coming off a season that saw them finish 7-8-3 overall. SLU posted a 6-2 record in Atlantic 10 Conference play to win the A-10 regular-season title.
-- Senior goalkeeper Sascha Otte returns between the posts. He ranks among the NCAA’s active leaders with 20 career shutouts.
-- Sophomore forward Saadiq Mohammed is the leading returning scorer after scoring three goals – all game-winners in conference play – a season ago. He was joined on the A-10 All-Rookie team by sophomore defender Quayyum Murana.
-- Head coach Mike McGinty is in his eighth season at Saint Louis. The reigning A-10 Coach of the Year, McGinty has a 74-47-13 record at SLU.
-- Next up, Saint Louis concludes the exhibition season on Saturday, Aug. 19, when it hosts Kentucky in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Hermann Stadium.
-- The regular-season opener is schedule for Friday, Aug. 25, against Syracuse. Game time at Hermann Stadium is 7:30 p.m. and will be played as part of a doubleheader with the women’s team (SLU vs. Illinois State at 5 p.m.). That night serves as the annual freshmen welcome game, where all SLU freshmen take part in a spirit contest during the game.
-- The Billikens’ nonconference home schedule features six teams in the preseason United Soccer Coaches’ top 25 poll. Click here for the complete 2017 schedule.
-- SLU will hold it annual Season Kickoff Dinner on Friday, Aug. 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Lorenzini’s. This year’s event will feature Billiken alum and CFO of World Wide Technology, Tom Strunk. To register, click here.