FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 9, 2003

 

Rhode Island College Menís Soccer Update #1

(1-1 Overall; 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Len Mercurioís team is 1-1 overall and has yet to play a game in the Little East Conference. In action last week, the Anchormen split two games at the Mass. College of Liberal Arts Tournament on Sept. 6-7. RIC was defeated, 3-1, by SUNY-Brockport in the opening game, but rebounded to top host MCLA 4-3 in the consolation contest.

 

Sophomore forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) has played in two games, starting one of them. He has three goals and one assist for seven points this season. For his performance in the MCLA Tournament, Teixeira was named Little East Conference Menís Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.

 

Freshman forward Holman Giraldo (Pawtucket, RI) has played in two games. He has one goal for two points this season.

 

Sophomore midfielder Joe Mackinnon (Exeter, RI) has played in two games, starting both of them. He has one goal for two points this season.

 

Junior goalkeeper Jason Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played and started one game. He has made 10 saves, while allowing three goals this season. Nelsonís current goals against average is 3.00.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Kyle Amaral (Seekonk, MA) has played and started one game. He has made four saves while allowing three goals this season. Amaralís current goals against average is 3.00.

 

Freshman midfielder Nic Rossi (North Kingstown, RI) has played in two games, starting both of them. He has one assist for one point this season.

 

Sophomore midfielder Dan Toro (Pawtucket, RI) has played in two games, starting both of them. He has one assist for one point this season.

 

Sophomore forward Cory Lopes (Somerset, MA) has played in two games, starting both of them.

 

Sophomore midfielder Matt Borges (New Bedford, MA) has played and started one game.

 

Sophomore midfielder Josh Braga (Fall River, MA) has played in two games, starting one of them.

 

Junior forward Tim Calouro (East Providence, RI) has played in two games, starting one of them.

 

Senior midfielder Brian Schimmel (Cumberland, RI) has played in two games, starting both of them.

 

Junior midfielder Mike Maciel (East Providence, RI) has played and started one game.

 

Senior defender Josh Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played in two games, starting both of them.

 

Junior midfielder German Cardona (Pawtucket, RI) has played in two games, starting both of them.

 

Freshman forward Richard DíAmico (Smithfield, RI) has played in two games.

 

Freshman defender Scott Westcott (Scituate, RI) has played in two games, starting one of them.

 

Sophomore midfielder Chris Cunha (East Providence, RI) has played in one game.

 

Sophomore midfielder Boima Konuwa (Pawtucket, RI) has played in one game.

 

In upcoming action RIC will travel to Rivier College on Wednesday, Sept. 10 and MIT on Saturday Sept. 13.

 

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