Bronx, NY – (September 23, 2022) – The Fordham men’s soccer team is on the road this weekend with the Rams having two games away over the next few days. Fordham heads to St. Bonaventure for Saturday’s Atlantic 10, while heading to Rutgers for a Monday night clash.
Fordham (2-1-4, 0-0-1 A10) is unbeaten in its last six games, racking up two wins and four draws, most recently a 2-2 draw with Rhode Island last Saturday. Nathan Sims And the Florian Diletioglu Both scored for the Rams against Rhode Island, with Fordham scoring at least two goals in four of his last five games.
St. Bonaventure (3-4-1, 0-1 A10) exits a 2-1 no-conference win over Niagara after losing their opening game at Atlantic 10 to George Mason by the same score. Matthew Worubel is Bonnie’s offensive captain with four goals in the year. In the net, Nicolas Pucci and Jules Dickert split with Pucci in five of their eight matches, scoring a 2-2-1 record and hitting 12 times.
Rutgers (4-1-2) will meet Wisconsin on Friday before facing the Rams on Monday. The Scarlet Knights began playing the conference last week as well, taking a 4-2 win over Northwestern. Leading the duo of MD Myers and Jackson Temple, Rutgers has scored six goals and two assists in the year with Temple scoring four goals and four assists.
Saturday – Fordham at St. Bonaventure – 5:00 PM – Live Video (ESPN +) | Live stats | To follow on social media – Facebook / Twitter / InstaGram – FordhamSoccer
Monday – Fordham at Rutgers – 7:00pm – Live Video (BTN+) | Live stats | To follow on social media – Facebook / Twitter / InstaGram – FordhamSoccer
Series date: This is 21Street A permanent encounter between Fordham and St. Bonaventure with the Rams who have a 12-6-2 advantage in the series. The Rams have won the last five meetings dating back to 2010. The last meeting came in 2019 when Fordham came home with an additional 1-0 win twice on a goal four seconds left.
Fordham and Rutgers will face each other for the first time since 2012. Overall, that would be 13The tenth Meet the Crimson Knights who scored 8-4 against the Rams. It is also Fordham’s first match against his former coach Jim McElderrywho coached the Rams from 2003-18, led the Rams to two Atlantic 10 championships and three NCAA sidewalks.
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Sims A-10 ROOKIE OF THE WEEK (9/19): The Atlantic 10 Conference announced its weekly men’s soccer award on Monday at the Fordham Awards Nathan Sims (Wellington, New Zealand) Get the title of Rookie of the Week for the second week in a row.
Symes scored his team’s fifth leading goal of the season on Saturday night in the Rams’ 2-2 draw with Rhode Island to start team play. He became the first new player at Fordham to score five goals in a single season since Janus Lobe in 2015.
And he is currently tied with Alec Hughes of Massachusetts at the top of Atlantic 10 in the number of goals scored, while he was also tied at the top of the league in the number of game-winning goals (2) and tied for second place on points (11).
The last time: Fordham scored twice in the first five minutes of the competition, but URI’s Patrick Agyemang also scored twice in the game, as the “battle of rams” between Fordham and Rhode Island ended in a 2-2 draw at Jack Coffee Field on Saturday night. . It was the inaugural Atlantic 10 competition for both teams.
It took just three minutes and 47 seconds for Fordham (2-1-4, 0-0-1 A10) to score the opening goal of the match. A long ball is directed from the defensive end to the front Florian Diletioglu to me Jacob Singh. Gissian responded sweetly, as Dilettioglu fired the return pass into the upper left corner to score his second goal of the season.
After just 1:17, Fordham made it 2-0 with a free kick. Ben Shepard Taking the first corner from the far side of the field to header it Timo Hammerich. That shot was stopped Konrad Dahour He was able to turn the ball forward to kick a bike out Nathan Sims Who found the net for his fifth leading goal this season.
Rhode Island (3-0-4, 0-0-1 A10) cut advance in half at 23research and development minute, as Fordham was called up for a handball in the penalty area, and a penalty kick was awarded to URI. Patrick Agyemang converted the kick to make it 2-1.
The match stayed that way until 84The tenth Minute, when Agyemang scored his second goal of the match with a header from Edvin Axelsen’s corner kick to leave the score with a 2-2 draw.
For the match, Fordham goalkeeper Dimitri Skumpakis He saved three times, while Rhode Island’s Max Henk scored five saves.Newcomers appearing abroad: Fordham saw the latest additions to the roster for the 2022 season contribute immediately. Newcomers scored eight out of ten goals in the season, led by the new player Nathan Sims with five. Rams also have goals from Timo HammerichAnd the Ben ShepardAnd the Paulo Primavera In the year.
The Rams also have a newcomer in goal Dimitri Skumpakis, who established himself as the best goalkeeper for Fordham. Through seven games, the transition from LIU has two points, 1.14 goals-to-average, and 23 total saved.
Ramses Challenge: As part of a new fundraising challenge this season, fans can pledge their support to the team in the Ramses Challenge for every goal the men’s soccer team has scored this season. Be part of the challenge by clicking here.
who is next: After this weekend, the rams go home on Saturday 1st OctoberStreetto attend a conference at home against Massachusetts on Alumni Night, beginning at 7:00 p.m.