FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 12, 2005

 

Rhode Island College Men’s Soccer Update #1

(1-2 Overall; 0-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach John Mello’s team is 1-2 overall and has yet to see action in the Little East Conference.

Anchormen Notables

Senior forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI) became Rhode Island College’s all-time leader in points in the Anchormen’s, 3-1, win at M.I.T. on Saturday, Sept. 10. He came into the contest trailing Domenico Petrarca’s ’77 all-time point total of 147 by two. Teixeira tied the record with a goal in the 13th minute, took the all-time lead with an assist in the 29th minute and added a goal for extra measure in the 84th minute. Teixeira, who broke Petrarca’s career goals record in ’04, is RIC’s all-time leader with 66 career goals and 150 career points. His 18 career assists ranks sixth all-time. For his efforts, he has been named the Little East Conference’s Player of the Week.

•  Senior defenseman Matt Borges (New Bedford, MA) and Teixeira have been named team captains for the 2005 season.

Sophomore midfielder Julian Montoya (North Providence, RI), a transfer from CCRI, scored his first goal as an Anchorman, notching the game-winning tally in the, 3-1, win over M.I.T. on Sept. 10.

The Anchormen opened the 2005 season at the Flower City Tournament, hosted by Rochester on Sept. 2 & 4. RIC dropped the opener, 1-0, to St. John Fisher and fell in the consolation game, 3-2, to SUNY Oswego.

 

Upcoming Games

Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Bowdoin, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 17 at Southern Maine, 1 p.m. (Little East Conference opener)

 

The Statistical Leaders

Goals

Assists

Points

3

Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)

2

Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)

8

Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)

1

Tyrell Burgess, Fr. (Smiths, Bermuda)

1

James Nigrelli, So. (Ashaway, RI)

2

Tyrell Burgess, Fr. (Smiths, Bermuda)

1

Julian Montoya, So, (N. Providence, RI)

 

 

2

Julian Montoya, So. (N. Providence, RI)

Goalkeeper Statistics

• Jadon Neves, So. (Warren, RI), three games, 270 minutes, 1-2 record, 13 saves, 1.67 GAA, .722 save percentage.

 

All Rhode Island College Men’s Soccer Home Games are Broadcasted on the Internet.
Visit
www.ric.edu/athletics to catch all the action.

 

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