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





Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)


Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)


Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)


Tyrell Burgess, Fr. (Smiths, Bermuda)


James Nigrelli, So. (Ashaway, RI)


Tyrell Burgess, Fr. (Smiths, Bermuda)


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




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.


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