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October 14, 2003

 

Rhode Island College Menís Soccer Update #6

(8-4 Overall; 4-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach Len Mercurioís team is 8-4 overall and is 4-0 in Little East Conference play. In action last week, the Anchormen played just one game and defeated LEC foe UMass-Dartmouth, 4-3, on Saturday, Oct. 11 to remain unbeaten in the conference.

 

Sophomore forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) has played in 12 games, starting 11 of them. He has 19 goals and four assists for 42 points this season. Teixeira scored two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist in RICís 4-3 victory over UMass-Dartmouth. He now has six game-winning goals this season. He leads the Little East in both goals and points. Teixeira is also ranked in the top-ten nationally for points per game (3.50) and goals per game (1.58). He is currently fourth all-time at RIC in career goals (37) and sixth in career points (83).

 

Sophomore forward Cory Lopes (Somerset, MA) has played in 12 games, starting all of them. He has six goals and seven assists for 19 points this season. Lopes leads the team in assists and is second in goals and points.

 

Sophomore midfielder Joe Mackinnon (Exeter, RI) has played in 12 games, starting six of them. He has three goals for six points this season.

 

Freshman forward Holman Giraldo (Pawtucket, RI) has played in ten games, starting three of them. He has two goals and one assist for five points this season.

 

Freshman midfielder Nic Rossi (North Kingstown, RI) has played in ten games, starting all of them. He has three assists for three points this season.

 

Senior defender Josh Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played in 12 games, starting all of them. He has one goal and two assists for four points this season.

 

Sophomore midfielder Dan Toro (Pawtucket, RI) has played in 11 games, starting seven of them. He has two assists for two points this season.

 

Sophomore midfielder Josh Braga (Fall River, MA) has played in 11 games, starting nine of them. He has one goal for two points this season.

 

Senior midfielder Brian Schimmel (Cumberland, RI) has played in 12 games, starting all of them. He has one goal and one assist for three points this season.

 

Freshman midfielder Tim DaPonte (Bristol, RI) has played in six games, starting two of them. He has one assist for one point this season.

 

Freshman goalkeeper Kyle Amaral (Seekonk, MA) has played and started eight games. He has made 34 saves while allowing 14 goals this season. Amaralís current goals against average is 1.72. He has recorded two shutouts.

 

Junior goalkeeper Jason Nelson (Pascoag, RI) has played and started in four games. He has made 25 saves, while allowing ten goals this season. Nelsonís current goals against average is 2.50.

 

Junior midfielder German Cardona (Pawtucket, RI) has played in 12 games, starting all of them.

 

Sophomore midfielder Matt Borges (New Bedford, MA) has played in nine games, starting all of them.

 

Junior midfielder Mike Maciel (East Providence, RI) has played in seven games, starting four of them.

 

Freshman forward Richard DíAmico (Smithfield, RI) has played in nine games, starting one of them.

 

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

 

Sophomore midfielder Chris Cunha (East Providence, RI) has played in five games.

 

Sophomore midfielder Boima Konuwa (Pawtucket, RI) has played in three games.

 

Sophomore defender Tim Poblocki (Thompson, CT) has played in ten games, starting two of them.

 

Freshman defender Matt Tente (Wakefield, RI) has played in two games.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will host Bridgewater State on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. and travel to Western Connecticut on Friday, Oct. 17 for a 7 p.m. tilt.

 

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