Bill Ziskin

Men's Soccer Visits Lafayette

UAlbany Sports Information   09-19-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – After playing four of their first six games of 2017 at home, the University at Albany men’s soccer team (4-2-0) will begin its first extended road trip on Wednesday with a visit to Lafayette.

UAlbany most recently hosted American University, defeating the Eagles 3-1 in arguably the team’s most contentious game so far this season. Redshirt senior Kaz Boschen iced the game for the Danes, scoring his first career goal to put UAlbany up 3-1 in the 88th minute. 

In four home games so far this season, UAlbany is 4-0 and has outscored its opponents 13-2. The Danes have won their last eight home games dating back to the 2016 regular season finale against Binghamton, by a total margin of 24-3.

Four of Lafayette’s first six games have been played on the road. The Leopards most recently concluded a two-game road trip, falling to Cornell 3-1 and to LaSalle 2-1. The game against UAlbany will be Lafayette’s first home game in 12 days. 

The Great Danes will play one more game on the road after visiting Lafayette, at Harvard on September 24, before returning home to host UMass Lowell to start America East conference play.

Reserve your season tickets for the 2017 season for the low price of $50.

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: LAFAYETTE (0-6-0) │ Wednesday, September 20, 7:00 p.m. │ Easton, Pa. 

Last we met: W, 1-0, August 30, 2016, Albany, N.Y.
Tale of the Tape:

  • Lafayette is 0-2 at home this season
  • UAlbany is 0-2 on the road
  • Lafayette has been outscored 6-0 at home
  • All four games in the series have been decided 1-0
  • UAlbany ranks tied for seventh nationally with Virginia in scoring offense (2.50 GPG)

Series History: UAlbany leads 3-1-0
2016 Record: 7-9-2, (3-5-1 Patriot League); seventh place Patriot League
Top Offensive Player: Evan Vare, So., F, (2g, 0a)
Between the Posts: Brian Ehrlich, Sr., (0-5-0, 2.70 GAA, .639 Sv%)

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