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October 28, 2002

 

Rhode Island College Menís Soccer Update #8

(10-6-0 Overall, 2-3-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RIóHead Coach Len Mercurioís team is 10-6 overall and is 2-3 (fifth place tie) in Little East Conference play. The Anchormen fell to Western Connecticut, 2-1, on Oct. 22 and lost to Plymouth State, 5-3, on Oct. 26.

Freshman forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) has played in 15 games, starting 14 of them. He leads the team in scoring with 16 goals and five assists for a total of 37 points. Teixeira leads the Little East Conference in scoring.

Freshman forward Cory Lopes (Somerset, MA) was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. Lopes has played in 16 games, starting 15 of them. Lopes has 13 goals and two assists for a total of 28 points on the season. Lopes netted three goals in the loss vs. Plymouth State, his first career hat trick, and is second in the LEC in scoring.

Sophomore goalkeeper Jason Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played in 16 games, starting all of them. He has totaled 75 saves and compiled a goals against average of 1.41 and a .765 save percentage. Nelson has led the team to four shutouts on the season.

Sophomore midfielder Tim Calouro (East Providence, RI) has played in 16 games, starting four of them. Calouro has totaled nine points on three goals and three assists.

Junior midfielder Jorge Pemberthy (Providence, RI) has played in 13 games, starting ten of them. Pemberthy has a goal and three assists for a total of five points on the season.

Sophomore midfielder German Cardona (Pawtucket, RI) has played in 12 games, starting six of them. He has five points on one goal and three assists.

Freshman midfielder Chris Cunha (East Providence, RI) has played in eight games, starting one of them. He has two goals and one assist for five points on the season.

Sophomore stopper Alain Edouard (Providence, RI) has played in 14 games, starting 11 of them. Edouard has three points on a goal and an assist.

Freshman forward Chris Childs (Cranston, RI) has played in ten games, starting one of them. Childs has four points on one goal and two assists.

Junior defender Paul Sousa (East Providence, RI) has played in 15 games, starting 13 of them. He has three assists on the season for three points.

Junior sweeper Brian Schimmel (Cumberland, RI) has played in 16 games, starting all of them. He has three assists on the season for three points.

Freshman midfielder Matt Borges (New Bedford, MA) has played in 15 games, starting all of them. He has three assists for three points on the season.

Freshman midfielder Joe Mackinnon (West Greenwich, RI) has played in 14 games, starting one of them. Mackinnon has one goal for two points on the season.

Freshman defender Tim Poblocki (Thompson, CT) has played in 14 games, starting eight of them. Junior stopper Josh Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played in six games, starting five of them.

Freshman midfielder Josh Braga (Fall River, MA) has played in 16 games, starting 13 of them. He has one goal for two points on the season.

Freshman midfielder Daniel Toro (Pawtucket, RI) has played in 14 games, starting all of them. He has two assists for two points on the season.

Freshman defender Jeff Monica (North Kingstown, RI) has played in 13 games, starting 12 of them.

Sophomore midfielder Mike Maciel (East Providence, RI) has played in 12 games.

Junior midfielder Johan Calderon (Pawtucket, RI) has played in eight games, starting one of them.

Freshman defender Ryan Murphy (Somerset, MA) has played in three games.

In upcoming action, RIC will play at UMass-Dartmouth on Oct. 28 and at Wentworth on Oct. 30. They host Eastern Connecticut on Nov. 2 to close out the regular season.

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