Sept. 12, 2016
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's soccer squad (1-4-0) will continue nonconference play on Tuesday with a 7 p.m., matchup in Williamsburg, Va., against The College of William & Mary at Albert-Daly Field. The game will be broadcast live online and live stats will be available at www.GUHoyas.com.
The team picked up its first win of the 2016 season with a 1-0 victory over the University of Connecticut Huskies on Saturday afternoon at Shaw Field. It marked GU's first shutout of the season. Senior forward Brett Campbell (Wallingford, Pa./The Haverford School) blocked a goalkeeper clearance in the 42nd minute, and the ball ricocheted back into the net to give the Blue & Gray the 1-0 lead which would stand as the final.
Leading the scoring for the Hoyas are Campbell and freshman forward Achara (Enugu, Nigeria/Berkshire School [Mass.]) who scored the first goal of the season against Maryland as well as his first intercollegiate tally. Both have two points for the year. Freshman forward Davey Mason (Bethesda, Md./Walt Whitman) and junior midfielder Matt Ledder (Falls Church, Va./Gonzaga) assisted on Achara's goal and have one point apiece on the season, respectively.
Sophomore goalkeeper JT Marcinkowski (Alamo, Calif./De La Salle) has been huge in the net with 27 saves in five games and a 1.00 GAA.
William & Mary (4-1-0) is on a four-game win streak as the team returns home. The Tribe is coming off of a 5-1 victory at Campbell on Saturday night. Already this season, W&M has topped No. 21 Coastal Carolina (2-1), Liberty (2-0), and Longwood (2-0).
Following a six-point performance against Campbell, freshman Reeves Trott leads the Tribe offense with 10 points on four goals and two assists. Junior William Eskay and sophomore Ryder Bell are second on the team with two goals, two assists, and six points apiece. Redshirt junior goalkeeper Phil Breno has played every minute in goal so far this season. He owns a 0.80 GAA, with 10 saves and a pair of shutouts.
The Hoyas are 3-4-0 all-time against the Tribe. The last meeting was a 1-0 Hoya victory at home during the 2014 season. The last game in Williamsburg was a 4-0 Georgetown loss in 1995. At W&M, the Blue & Gray is 0-2 in the series history.
Tuesday game will be broadcast live online. Fans can watch or follow the live stats at www.GUHoyas.com. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.