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Game Preview: Men's Soccer vs. Endicott

Game Preview: Men's Soccer vs. Endicott

Men's Soccer vs. Endicott
Tuesday, October 1 | 3:30 p.m.
Hartwell-Rogers Field | Babson Park, Mass.

SERIES HISTORY
• Babson is 4-0-0 all-time against Endicott in a series that dates back to 1999.
• Tuesday's match marks the third meeting in four seasons between the Beavers and Gulls, who had not played since 2000 prior to 2016.

LAST MEETING
• Senior Alex Crompton headed home a cross from Noah Parker '19 in the 65th minute to help Babson defeat Endicott, 1-0, on October 3, 2017, in Beverly, Mass.
• James Takami '18 finished with five saves for the Beavers, who were outshot 15-9 in the match.

SCOUTING THE GULLS
• Endicott (4-3-1) is unbeaten over its last three matches after recording a 3-0 win against Gordon on Saturday.
• William Poreda scored in the 33rd minute and Evan Couchot bagged two goals in the second half for the Gulls, who got four saves from Zach Regulbuto.
• Couchot (9-0-18) has four goals over the last two games and nine of the team's 13 markers this season, while sophomore Arian Pilja (1-3-5) leads the team in assists.
• Regulbuto has started all eight matches posting a 1.09 goals against average and a .800 save percentage to go along with three clean sheets.

SCOUTING THE BEAVERS
• Babson (5-3-1) has won two straight and is unbeaten over its last three fixtures following Saturday's 2-0 victory at Springfield.
• First-year Noah Labelle contributed a goal and an assist and sophomore Mitchell Collins scored the go-ahead marker in the 43rd minute for the Beavers, who kept their third consecutive clean sheet.
• Collins (7-2-16) has a goal in two straight matches, sophomore Ryan Grund (1-4-6) and senior Ben Holman (0-5-5) have combined for nine assists, and senior Youcef Ziad has chipped in with two goals and five points in seven starts.
• Senior goalkeeper Steven Heintzelman has made seven starts going 3-3-1 with a 1.15 goals against average, a .857 save percentage and three shutouts.

COLLINS GARNERS NEWMAC RECOGNITION
• After scoring twice and tacking on an assist for five points in two matches, Collins was tabbed as the league's offensive player of the week on Monday for the second time this season.

AT YOUR SERVICE
• Holman followed up his career-high three-assist game last Wednesday against New England College by setting up Collins' 43rd-minute strike to give the Beavers the lead on Saturday at Springfield.
• He enters Tuesday's match tied for 21st in Division III with five assists.

KEY STRETCH
• In addition to facing Endicott to begin its three-game home stand on Tuesday, the Green and White will meet unbeaten MIT in a conference showdown on Saturday, and host No. 1/1 Tufts, the defending Division III national champions, next week at Hartwell-Rogers Field.

NUMBER TO KNOW
• The Beavers are 5-0-1 this season and 17-1-5 since the start of last year when limiting their opponents to one goal or less.

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