September 20, 2005


Rhode Island College Men’s Soccer Update #2

(2-3 Overall; 1-0 in the Little East Conference)

Providence, RI--Head Coach John Mello’s team is 2-3 overall and 1-0 in the Little East Conference. The Anchormen are tied with Keene State, Plymouth State and Eastern Connecticut for first place atop the LEC standings.

Anchormen Notables

RIC played at Bowdoin, one of the top teams in New England, on Wednesday, Sept. 14. The Anchormen lost, 5-2. Both of RIC’s goals were scored by senior forward Kyle Teixeira (Warren, RI). Freshman forward Tyrell Burgess (Smiths, Bermuda) assisted on both goals.

The Anchormen earned their first Little East Conference victory of the season with a 1-0 win at Southern Maine on Saturday, Sept. 17. Teixeira scored the game’s only goal on a direct kick from 25 yards out. Sophomore goalkeeper Sean Gonsalves (Somerset, MA) made one save to earn his second career shutout.

Teixeira currently has 69 career goals and 18 career assists for 156 career points. He is the Anchormen’s all-time leader in career goals and points.


Upcoming Games

Wednesday, Sept. 21, at Johnson & Wales, 5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 24, home vs. UMass Boston, Noon (home opener)


The Statistical Leaders




6, Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)

2, Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)

14, Kyle Teixeira, Sr. (Warren, RI)

1, Tyrell Burgess, Fr. (Smiths, Bermuda)

2, Tyrell Burgess, Fr. (Smiths, Bermuda)

4, Tyrell Burgess, Fr. (Smiths, Bermuda)

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

1, James Nigrelli, So. (Ashaway, RI)

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




Goalkeeper Statistics

• Jadon Neves, So. (Warren, RI), four games, 341 minutes, 1-3 record, 23 saves, 2.38 GAA, .719 save percentage.

• Sean Gonsalves, So. (Somerset, MA), one game, 90 minutes, 1-0 record, one save, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 save percentage.


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