Men’s Soccer Opens AMCC Play at La Roche on Saturday

Men’s Soccer Opens AMCC Play at La Roche on Saturday

ERIE, Pa. – The Penn State Behrend Lions will return to the pitch on Saturday, September 22 against La Roche College. Saturday's matchup will kick off Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference play for both schools.  Saturday's game is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m. following the conclusion of the women's contest.



Penn State Behrend News & Notes

* Penn State Behrend was selected as the preseason favorites to win the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference this season in a coaches' poll released last month.
* The Behrend Lions are currently ranked No. 10 in the Great Lakes Region.  PSB has been ranked in the United Soccer Coaches Great Lakes Region regional rankings in back-to-back weeks.
* Overall, the Behrend Lions own a 4-2-1 record.
* Christian Eckberg and Dakota Lange lead Penn State Behrend with two goals each this season.
* Goalie Chris Ralph ranks first in the AMCC in goal against (4), goals against average (0.55) and save percentage (.867).

La Roche College News & Notes

* The Red Hawks are 2-6-0 in 2018.  LRC has wins over St. Vincent and Thiel.
* Firas Abduljawad, Joaquin Vincent Franch, and Dante Nicholas have each scored a pair of goals.
* Head coach David Day is in his ninth season at the helm of the LRC men's soccer program.

Series History

* Penn State Behrend leads the all-time series against La Roche 29-4-0.
* The Behrend Lions have won 13 straight in the series.