UMBC Men’s Soccer Closes Out the 2016 Season at Stony Brook on Wednesday

UMBC Game Notes

Baltimore, Md.-- The Retrievers will close out the regular season at Stony Brook on Wednesday after falling to Vermont, 3-0 on senior day on Saturday. The Catamounts got a goal in the first half, and scored twice in the second half in the win to drop UMBC to 5-8-3, 0-6-0 AE on the year.

Stony Brook Match Info:

What: UMBC Retrievers (5-8-3, 0-6-0 AE) at Stony Brook Seawolves (8-5-3, 3-2-1 AE)

When: Wednesday, Nov. 2 – 7:00 p.m.

Where: LaValle Stadium – Stony Brook, N.Y.

How to Watch: Live video at AmericaEast.TV, live stats at StonyBrookAthletics.com

Social Media: @UMBCMensSoccer, @UMBCAthletics, @AmericaEast, #AEMSOC, #GritAndGlory

Scouting the Retrievers:

-UMBC fell to defending champion Vermont on Saturday at Retriever Soccer Park. Brian Wright scored two goals, one in each half, as the Catamounts took a 3-0 decision. Sammy Kahsai led the Retriever offense with two shots in the contest.

-Freshman Tre Pulliam leads the Retriever offense with four goals on the year, adding an assist for a team best nine points. Both Sammy Kahsai and Christian Morales have three goals for six points.

-Billy Heavner has started every game in net for UMBC, going 5-8-3 on the year. Heavner has made 51 saves for a save percentage of .662. He has al­lowed 26 goals for a goals against average of 1.54.

Scouting the Seawolves:

-The Seawolves come into the regular season finale at 8-5-3, 3-2-1 AE on the year, after playing to a scoreless draw at Binghamton on Saturday. Both sides recorded 13 shots with Stony Brook keeper Tom McMahon making eight saves.

-Thibault Duval and Vince Erdei lead Stony Brook with six goals and one assist each, totalling 13 points a piece. Serge Gamwanya has a team best 38 shots, with 12 of them on net. He has addded two goals and four assists for the Seawolves in 2016.

-Tom McMahon has played and started all but one match in between the pipes for Stony Brook, making 59 saves for a save percentage of .787. He has allowed 16 goals in 1406:45 for a goals against average of 1.02 with six shutouts.

All-Time Series:

-UMBC and Stony Brook will be meeting for the 18th time in the all-time se­ries, with the Retrievers holding an 11-6-0 advantage.

-The Retrievers have won the last five meetings, dating back to 2012, not conceding a goal during that stretch.

-Last year the Retrievers jumped out to a 1-0 lead on a Gregg Hauck goal in the 17th minute. UMBC tacked on two more second half goals, both coming from Patrick Jean-Gilles.