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Men's Soccer Visits LIU Brooklyn

UAlbany Sports Information   10-02-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – Fresh off a victory in the conference opener, the University at Albany men’s soccer team will begin a two-game road trip on Tuesday with a visit to LIU Brooklyn. 

The Great Danes (7-2-0, 1-0-0 AE), who are in the middle of playing four of five games on the road, hosted UMass Lowell Saturday night in the first America East game of the season. UAlbany defeated UMass Lowell 1-0. The Riverhawks, who were the 2016 America East regular season champions, had been selected as the 2017 conference favorites in the preseason coaches’ poll.

With one conference game in the books, UAlbany will return to non-conference play against LIU Brooklyn before facing another America East opponent.

The Blackbirds most recently tied La Salle on the road 1-1 in double overtime. The game before, they recorded their first win of the season, 3-1 over Howard. UAlbany represents LIU Brooklyn’s final non-conference game of the season before starting NEC play on October 8.

UAlbany will follow up LIU Brooklyn with a trip to Vermont on Saturday, October 7, before returning home on Wednesday, October 11 to host New Hampshire. 

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This year's season ticket package includes:

  • Gold Chairback Seating!
  • Postseason ticket priority!
  • Official UAlbany Soccer scarf!

Click here to purchase your 2017 UAlbany Men's Soccer season tickets.  For more information, interested parties may visit ualbanysports.com/tickets or call the UAlbany ticket office at 518-442-DANE.   

THE OUTLOOK: LIU BROOKLYN (1-5-2) │ Tuesday, October 3, 6:00 p.m. │ Brooklyn, N.Y. 

Last we met: W, 4-1, Sept. 25, 2016, Albany, N.Y.
Tale of the Tape:

  • LIU Brooklyn is 1-2-0 at home this season
  • UAlbany is 2-2-0 on the road
  • UAlbany is on a three-game winning streak
  • UAlbany leads the America East in scoring offense and ranks 12th nationally
  • Daniel Krutzen leads the America East with six assists
  • Danny Vitiello leads the America East with three shutouts
  • Afonso Pinheiro ranks second in the America East with 14 points

Series History: UAlbany leads 1-0
2016 Record: 10-6-2, (4-2-1 NEC); Third place NEC
Top Offensive Player: Rasmus Hansen, Jr., M/F, (4g, 1a)
Between the Posts: Cole Palmer, Sr., (1-5-0, 1.73 GAA, .630 Sv%)

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