Oct. 31, 2014
WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Army men’s soccer team hosts Lafayette in its final home match of the 2014 regular season on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 6:30 p.m. The Black Knights will honor seniors Winston Boldt, Tommy Jaeger and Sean Mogan in a Senior Night ceremony before the game.
Army (5-6-5 overall, 2-3-2 Patriot League) currently holds the sixth spot in the Patriot League standings with eight points. The Black Knights find themselves two points behind Bucknell and Lehigh (10 points) and one point ahead of Colgate, Holy Cross and Loyola (seven points). Lafayette (5-9-2, 1-6-0) is seated 10th in the conference with three points.
Army can clinch a spot in the Patriot League Tournament on Saturday with a win over Lafayette and losses by Colgate, Holy Cross and Loyola.
Date: Nov. 1, 2014
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: West Point, N.Y.
Venue: Clinton Field
Series: Army leads, 16-14-12
Streak: Tie, 4 games
Last Meeting: Army 0, Lafayette 0 (11/2/13)
HOW TO FOLLOW
The match will be video streamed live on Knight Vision, the Black Knights’ subscription-based multimedia platform available through Army’s official website (www.goARMYsports.com). Live stats will also be available through GameTracker and in-game Twitter updates will be offered via the men’s soccer team’s official handle (@Army_MSoccer).
ARMY (5-6-5, 2-3-2) NOTES
• Army played to its fifth tie of the season, a 3-3 draw against Holy Cross, on Wednesday.
• Senior Sean Mogan, sophomore Christian Ollen and freshman Shaban Abousaud all scored for the Black Knights, while Mogan and freshman Mario Da Silva and Denys Villatoro were credited with assists.
• Senior Winston Boldt made six saves in the contest, marking his second-highest total of the season.
• Army celebrates Senior Night on Saturday with a ceremony to honor Boldt, Mogan and Tommy Jaeger prior to the match.
LAFAYETTE (5-9-2, 1-6-0) NOTES
• Lafayette is coming off a 2-0 setback at Bucknell on Oct. 29.
• Freshman Brad Seeber finished with four saves in goal.
• Junior Eric West leads Lafayette with five goals on the season, while classmate Greg Biggiani and sophomore Ryan Egan each have two.
• Army and Lafayette have played to four straight draws, including 0-0 ties in each of the last three seasons.
INSIDE THE ARMY-LAFAYETTE SERIES
First Meeting: 1925
All-Time Record: Army leads, 16-14-12
At West Point: Army leads, 9-6-4
At Lafayette: Lafayette leads, 8-6-8
At Neutral Site: Army leads, 1-0-0 (1996 PL Semifinals in Hamilton, N.Y.)
Last Army Win: Sept. 16, 2000 (5-1 at Lafayette)
Last Lafayette Win: Oct. 25, 2009 (2-0 at West Point)
Series Streak: Tie, 4 games
Army concludes its regular season on Friday, Nov. 7 with the annual “Star” game against Navy at 7 p.m. at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.