MEN’S SOCCER | BILLIKENS at MASSACHUSETTS
WHEN: Sunday, November 5, 2017 • Noon (CT)
WHERE: Rudd Field • Amherst, Mass.
RECORDS: Saint Louis 7-8-1, UMass 12-3-3
LIVE VIDEO: A-10 Digital Network
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ABOUT THE MATCH
-- Saint Louis is the No. 8 seed for the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer Championship and will face top-seeded Massachusetts today in a quarterfinal round matchup in Amherst, Mass. Kickoff is slated for noon (CT).
-- The winner of the SLU-UMass match advances to the A-10 semifinals on Friday in Dayton, Ohio, where it will face No. 5 seed Fordham at 3:30 p.m. (CT).
ABOUT THE BILLIKENS
-- Saint Louis (7-8-1) is coming off a 2-0 home victory against Saint Joseph’s on Wednesday, a match it needed to win to qualify for the A-10 Championship.
-- Lennart Hein leads the team with 10 points on a team-high five goals. Leo Novaes follows with nine points (2G, 5A), while Patrick Sarr (3G, 1A) sits third on the squad with seven points.
-- Saadiq Mohammed has two goals for the Billikens, while Duncan Corbett has tallied three assists.
-- Sascha Otte is tied for fifth in the A-10 with five shutouts. He has 25 clean sheets in his career, which is tied for sixth nationally among active NCAA Division I goalkeepers.
-- Head coach Mike McGinty is in his eighth season at Saint Louis. The reigning A-10 Coach of the Year has an 81-55-14 record at SLU.
ABOUT THE MINUTEMEN
-- UMass (12-3-3) captured the A-10 regular-season crown after going 6-1-1 in league play. It’s lone defeat in the A-10 was in its last outing – a 3-2 home loss against Fordham.
-- Davis Smith leads the team in scoring with 23 points (9G, 5A), followed by Alex DeSantis (8G, 5A) with 21 points. Jack Fulton has recorded 15 points (6G, 3A).
-- Bardia Asefnia has played the majority of minutes in goal and has a 1.02 goals against average and three shutouts.
-- Earlier this season at Hermann Stadium, the Minutemen defeated the Billikens 3-1.