|Men's Soccer Notebook|
UNCW Men's Soccer Report (Sept. 23)
Record: 2-5-1 (0-1-0 CAA)
Last Week: 9/22 at George Mason, L 2-0 [Story/Box Score]
This Week:9/25 Duke, 7 p.m.; 9/29 Hofstra, 7 p.m.
CAA Player of the Week Nominee
Jamie Dell (Sophomore, midfielder, Chapel Hill, N.C./Chapel Hill)
- Led the Seahawks with three shots, two on goal, in UNCW's 2-0 setback at George Mason in the CAA opener for both sides.
CAA Rookie of the Week Nominee
Sam Williams (Freshman, Fayetteville, N.C./Fayetteville Academy)
- Made his collegiate debut in the Seahawks' conference opener. Williams finished with four saves and allowed one goal in 55 minutes.
Notes: The Seahawks enter the week having dropped their last three outings following a 2-0 setback at nationally-ranked George Mason ... UNCW is 0-2 against nationally-ranked opponents following a 4-2 loss earlier this season ... Jamie Dell leads the squad with 17 shots on the season, as well as a team-leading nine on target ... Dell's tied with Colin Bonner and Mateo Cardona for the team lead with two goals apiece ... Seven different Seahawks have scored a goal this season ... Michael Parrish, Etienne Boulanger and Michael Recchia are the only Seahawks to start all eight games this season.
This Week's Opponents
Duke (3-3-1) - Enter the week coming off a scoreless draw with nationally-ranked Wake Forest over the weekend ... Had won its last two matches prior to the tie ... Owns a 2-0 mark against CAA opponents (3-0 Vs Georgia State, 2-1 vs. Delaware) ... Sebastian Ibeaghan leads Blue Devils with seven points on three goals and an assist ... In goal, James Belshaw has fashioned a 0.69 GAA with 29 saves.
Hofstra (5-2-1, 0-1-0 CAA) - Pride won both games last week against America East opponents, topping Albany and Boston by identical scores of 2-1 ... HU topped Binghamton, 3-2, in only common opponent with Seahawks ... Maid Memic and Chris Griesbach both have nine points on three goals and three assists ... HU features reigning CA Defender-of-the-Year Shaun Foster ... Pride is 3-1-1 in away games.