Men's Soccer Hosts Bucknell in Patriot League Match Up
Oct. 24, 2008
EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette men's soccer team looks for its fourth straight win when it returns home to host Bucknell in a pivotal Patriot League match up on Saturday at 7 p.m. Lafayette (6-5-3, 1-1-2) is coming off a 4-1 victory at Columbia on Tuesday night.
The Leopards' offensive explosion was led by sophomore B.J. Glenn, who scored his team-leading fifth and sixth goals of the season. Fellow sophomore Andreas Kustas recorded the first collegiate goal of his career and freshman Shane Pruitt netted his second goal in as many games and also added an assist. Goalie Andrew Pianko notched two saves to and lowered his goals against average to 1.06.
Bucknell enters Saturday with an overall record of 6-6-3, including a 2-2-0 mark in Patriot League play. The Bison stand atop the Patriot League in total goals (25) and assists (23). Leading scorer Chris Hennings has seven goals and three assists for 17 points.
The Bison currently sit fourth in the league standings with six points, just ahead of Lehigh and Lafayette with five points each. Lafayette is 24-28-6 all-time against the Bison, most recently earning a 2-1 victory in Lewisburg last season.
Following Saturday's game and with only two conference games remaining on the schedule, the Leopards travel to Navy on Nov. 1 for their final conference game away from Oaks Field. Kickoff is scheduled for noon.
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