Vikings Face Cincinnati Wednesday Night at Krenzler Field, Travel to UIC Saturday Night

MATCH #10

vs. Cincinnati

October 2, 2013

7:30 p.m.

Location: Krenzler Field - Cleveland, Ohio

Series: Cincinnati leads, 2-1-2

Last Mt'g: Cincinnati 0, CSU 0 (Tied) (2012)

Live Video: Horizon League Network

Live Stats: www.CSUVikings.com

Tickets: Call 216-687-4848

 

MATCH #11

at UIC

October 5, 2013

8:00 p.m. EST

Location: Flames Field- Chicago, Illinois

Series: Tied, 3-3-2

Last Mt'g: CSU 1, UIC 0 (2012)

Live Video: None

Live Stats: www.CSUVikings.com

Tickets: None

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  • The Cleveland State men's soccer team (3-6-0) will host Cincinnati at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday (Oct. 2) at Krenzler Field.
  • CSU will return to league play at UIC on Saturday (Oct. 5) at 8:00 p.m. EST.

WEEK FIVE RECAP:

  • The Vikings dropped its Horizon League opener, 2-1, to Oakland on Saturday night.
  • Freshman midfielder Nick Neumann scored CSU's lone goal of the match in his first collegiate action. 

NEUMANN DEBUT:

HART START:

 

  • Senior Jordan Hart is off to a great start in the 2013 season for the Vikings.
  • Hart has a team lead  with three goals on the season to go along with seven points through nine games.

GOALKEEPERS:

  • CSU has used all three goalkeepers on the roster through nine games.
  • Freshman Nick Ciraldo has started three games this season saving 13 shots.  Ciraldo picked up his first win vs. Marshall (Sept. 8).
  • Sophomore Austin Saini has tallied 11 saves on the year and junior Joe Kalt has played in four matches saving eight shots.

HORIZON LEAGUE STAT RANKINGS:

  • CSU ranks third in saves with 32 through nine games played, averaging 3.56 per game.
  • The Vikings posted a season-high seven saves against Portland (Sept.1). 
  • Nick Ciraldo ranks eighth in saves with 13 and Austin Saini ranks ninth behind Ciraldo in saves with 11.

ALL-TIME VS. CINCINNATI/ UIC

  • The Vikings have faced Cincinnati four times, with Cincinnati leading the series 2-1-2.  The Vikings have tied the Bearcats the last two times out, 1-1 during 2011 and 0-0 last season.
  • All-time against UIC, the Vikings are 3-3-2.   The Vikings have gone 3-0 over the past three years, winning 3-2 (2010), 2-1 (2011), and 1-0 (2012). 

UP NEXT:

  • The Vikings will host #10 Akron on Wednesday (Oct.9) at 7:30 p.m. at Krenzler Field.  CSU will play their third conference game of the season when the Vikings will remain at Krenzler Field to play Green Bay on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 12) at 1 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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