The Frostburg State men’s soccer team travels to play top-seeded Medaille in the semifinals of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Tournament. The game will be held Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 2:00 pm.
The fifth seeded Bobcats enter the game with a 9-9 overall record and a 6-3 AMCC mark while Medaille boasts a 16-1-2 overall record with a 8-0-1 league slate.
FSU earned a spot in the semifinal contest upsetting No. 4 seeded Penn State Behrend last Saturday 2-1. The win marks the first for the Bobcats at PSB since a 2-1 victory on Oct. 16, 1999.
Medaille enters the contest after earning a bye in the first round going undefeated in the conference and outscoring opponents 34-6 during that stretch. The Mavericks are also undefeated in their last 17 games with 17 wins and two ties.
The Bobcats have turned things around after a 1-6 start, winning eight of their last 11 matches.
Senior Matt Moffa (Baltimore, Md./Eastern Tech), reigning AMCC Player of the Week, leads FSU and ranks third in the league with 11 goals. He is followed by sophomore Kenny Dotter (Baltimore, Md./Sparrows Point) with five goals and three assists.
Sophomores Trevor Havey (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) and Gregg Laskow (Plainsboro, N.J./WWP-North (Rider)) have each scored three goals and added two assists on the season.
In net, senior Derek Richardson (New Windsor, Md./Linganore) evened his record to 6-6 with the win over Penn State Behrend. He has allowed just three goals, including an own goal, in his last 693 minutes of action.
Cory Cwiklinski and Ryan Mangano have each scored 46 points on the season to lead the Mavericks. Cwiklinkski has scored 20 goals and six assists while Mangano has netted 15 goals and 16 assists. They are followed by Chris Griffiths with six goals and six assists.
Goalkeeper Craig Yanni has allowed 15 goals this season and owns a 0.83 goals against average.
The FSU-MC winner will advance to face the winner of No. 2 Lake Erie/No. 6 La Roche in the finals on Saturday, November 5 at 2 pm.
The AMCC championship match will be held at the highest remaining seed with the victor receiving an automatic bid the NCAA Division III Tournament.
For further information on this release, contact:
Office of Sports Information
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303