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Levi Houapeu Named America East Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week; Bulls-Houapeu 1-2 in the Nation in Scoring (Hartford Notes Attached)
The UMBC men’s soccer team plays (12-3-0, 3-2-0 America East) plays its second of three road “Senior Nights” on Wednesday, Oct. 28, when they travel to Hartford (6-6-2, 3-1-1) for a 7:00 p.m. kick-off at Al-Marzook Field. Live stats for the game are available at http://www.sidearmstats.com/hartford/msoc/ and a live video broadcast is available at http://www.hartfordhawks.com/showcase/#liveevents.
Houapeu produced his second three-goal game of the season as the host Retrievers (12-3-0, 3-2-0 America East) clinched a spot in the America East playoffs with a 5-1 win over
Also named to the league’s top honor on Sept. 21, Houapeu scored the game-tying goal in the 71st minute at
Houapeu, who entering the week third in the nation in scoring, has 39 points (14 goals, 11 assists). He posted his first three-goal game vs. Drexel on Sept. 19 and has five goals and three assists (13 points) in five America East games. Houapeu’s 11 assists tie him with John Samarztis (1990) for the fourth-most in a single season at UMBC and are the most since Ty Engram recorded 13 helpers in 1999.
The Retrievers can finish no worse than fifth in the league, which features a six-team playoff format. UMBC could move up as high as second place as they have a pair of road games at
In the latest NCAA statistics, released on Oct. 26, UMBC sophomore forward Andrew Bulls (