Men's Soccer Looks To Even and Advance Record Against Bryant and Central Connecticut

Tom Van Grinsven

Overall Record: 0-1 (0-0 PL); Last Week: 0-1

Scoreboard: Providence 1, Holy Cross 0, Providence, R.I., 9/5

Schedule: Tuesday, Sept. 8 vs. Bryant, Worcester, Mass., 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 12 at Central Connecticut, New Britain, Conn., 4:00 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross men's soccer team looks to even its record against Bryant (0-3) in the home-opener, beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The game will be held at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Field in Worcester, Mass and will be broadcast by Crusader Vision. Multiple Holy Cross athletic events are featured on Crusader Vision, the package, done in association with Stretch Internet, is available for $6.95 per event or a $79.95 annual subscription. Visit www.goholycross.com or http://www.stretchinternet.com/holycrossvideo.html for more details and to sign up.
  • On Saturday, Sept. 12 the team will play in its third match of the season against the Central Connecticut Blue Devils (2-0) at the Central Connecticut Soccer Stadium in New Britain, Conn. Game time will begin at 4:00 p.m. Last year, the Blue Devils won 1-0 against the Crusaders in Worcester, Mass. Team captain Thomas Booth (Patchogue, N.Y.) made five saves in the game on six shots on goal.
  • Booth's five saves in the season-opener against Providence were a major improvement from last year, as he marked one save in the 2008 game against Providence. Against Central Connecticut last year, Booth tallied five saves in the 90 minutes of regulation, falling to a record of 1-1 on the season.
  • Junior Jon Werth's (University Park, Md.) three shots in last weeks game against the Friars were two more than his game against Providence in 2008. He looks to continue his offensive attack this week, as he tallied one shot against Central Connecticut last season as well.