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November 4, 2002

 

Rhode Island College Menís Soccer Update #9

(11-8-0 Overall, 2-5-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RIóHead Coach Len Mercurioís team finished the regular season with an 11-8 overall record and a 2-5 (sixth place) mark in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen were officially eliminated from LEC post-season competition with a 3-0 loss at UMass-Dartmouth on Oct. 28. RIC defeated Wentworth, 1-0, on Oct. 30 before dropping their final contest, 3-1, vs. Eastern Connecticut on Nov. 2.

RIC is in contention for an ECAC Tournament bid. The Anchormen will find out if they are selected on Monday, Nov. 11.

Freshman forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) has played in 18 games, starting 17 of them. He leads the team in scoring with 18 goals and five assists for a total of 41 points. Teixeira leads the Little East Conference in goals and scoring. Teixeira scored the game-winning goal in OT vs. Wentworth. Of the Anchormenís 11 game-winning goals, Teixeira has seven of them.

Freshman forward Cory Lopes (Somerset, MA) has played in 19 games, starting 18 of them. Lopes has 13 goals and two assists for a total of 28 points on the season.

Sophomore goalkeeper Jason Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played in 19 games, starting all of them. He has totaled 88 saves and compiled a goals against average of 1.50 and a .752 save percentage. Nelson has led the team to five shutouts on the season.

Sophomore midfielder Tim Calouro (East Providence, RI) has played in 17 games, starting five of them. Calouro has totaled nine points on three goals and three assists.

Junior midfielder Jorge Pemberthy (Providence, RI) has played in 16 games, starting 12 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 nine 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 16 games, starting 13 of them. Edouard has three points on a goal and an assist.

Freshman forward Chris Childs (Cranston, RI) has played in 13 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 19 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 18 games, starting all of them. He has five assists for five points on the season.

Freshman midfielder Joe Mackinnon (West Greenwich, RI) has played in 15 games, starting one of them. Mackinnon has one goal for two points on the season.

Freshman defender Tim Poblocki (Thompson, CT) has played in 15 games, starting nine of them. Junior stopper Josh Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played in nine games, starting seven of them.

Freshman midfielder Josh Braga (Fall River, MA) has played in 19 games, starting 15 of them. He has one goal for two points on the season.

Freshman midfielder Daniel Toro (Pawtucket, RI) has played in 17 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 15 games, starting 13 of them.

Sophomore midfielder Mike Maciel (East Providence, RI) has played in 14 games, starting two of them.

Junior midfielder Johan Calderon (Pawtucket, RI) has played in 11 games, starting one of them.

Freshman defender Ryan Murphy (Somerset, MA) has played in five games, starting two of them.

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