October 28, 2008

Men's Soccer To Travel To No. 19 Boston College

Oct. 28, 2008

Scoreboard: Harvard 3, Holy Cross 0, Worcester, Mass., 10/21 American 1, Holy Cross 0, Washington, D.C., 10/25

Schedule: Tuesday, Oct. 28 at #19 Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass., 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1 vs. Army, Worcester, Mass., 5:00 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross men's soccer team will travel to No. 19 Boston College on Tuesday, Oct. 28, for a non-conference game at 7:00 p.m and will also host Patriot League opponent, Army, on Saturday, Nov. 1, at 5:00 p.m.
  • The Crusaders lost both games on their schedule last week, dropping a 3-0 decision to Harvard on Tuesday, Oct. 21 and falling to American, 1-0, on Saturday, Oct. 25 in Patriot League play.
  • Holy Cross is currently ranked fifth in the NSCAA Middle Atlantic Regional Poll for the week of Oct. 28.
  • In the NCAAs, the Crusaders are ranked 31st in goals against average (0.81), 36th in save percentage (0.821), 39th in shutout percentage (0.47) and 56th in won-loss-tie percentage (0.607).
  • In the individual NCAA rankings, junior goalkeeper Thomas Booth (Patchogue, N.Y.) is ranked 36th in save percentage (0.821) and 39th in goals against average (0.817).
  • Sophomore forward Kyle Miller (Woodbury, N.J.) is currently tied for second in the league in goals scored (six) and in goals per game (0.43), sixth in points (12) and points per game (0.86).
  • Booth currently tops the league in goals against average and in shutouts and is also ranked second in saves, third in save percentage and shutouts per game, and sixth in saves per game (3.93).
  • Senior defender Alejandro Melean (Miami, Fla.) is ranked eighth in the Patriot League in assists per game (0.21).