Sept. 17, 2012
STORRS, Conn. - The No. 4 UConn men's soccer team's match against Boston College scheduled for Tuesday, September 18 in Storrs has been moved to Wednesday, September 19 at 7 p.m. at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium. Tickets are still available at UConnhuskies.com or by calling 1-877-AT-UCONN.
Connecticut comes into the game at 5-0-1 and is ranked No. 4 in both the Soccer America and NSCAA polls. The Huskies most recently defeated Harvard in Cambridge, Mass, 6-0. The Huskies have shutout four of six opponents to open the season. Sophomore All-American Andre Blake has allowed just two goals after allowing 10 in 25 games as a freshman.
UConn is undefeated in the first six games for the third straight season and the sixth time in 16 years under head coach Ray Reid.
Against Harvard, junior forward and preseason All-American Mamadou Doudou Diouf notched two goals, including the game winner, and an assist. For his efforts, Diouf earned a spot on the BIG EAST Honor Roll. Diouf leads all UConn players with four goals, including three game-winning tallies.
The Huskies are averaging an incredible 4,218 fans per game in four home games. The trend looks to continue has matches at home against St. John's (9/22) and Notre Dame (9/29) have already sold out.
Boston College has started the season at 2-2-1. The Eagles were ranked No. 13 in the NSCAA preseason poll but have since dropped out of the national rankings.
BC most recently tied at Virginia Tech, 1-1, on Friday night. Kevin Mejia leads all Eagles with two goals and four points. The Eagles have scored just four goals in five games to open the season.
UConn defeated Boston College, 2-0, in the last meeting against the Eagles on September 20, 2011 at BC.