Men's Soccer Welcomes Siena on Senior Day

Men's Soccer Welcomes Siena on Senior Day

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Saint Peter's (2-10-2, 1-7) vs. Siena (3-6-7, 1-3-4)
Date: Sat, Oct. 21, 2017
Time: 2 p.m.

Location: Joseph J. Jaroschak Field, Jersey City, NJ

Next on Tap
The Peacocks close out their home schedule on Saturday afternoon at Jaroschak Field, when the team welcomes Siena to New Jersey. The seniors will be honored during the pregame ceremony.  

History with Siena
The Peacocks and the Saints are colliding for the 29th time since 1990. The Peacocks trail the Saints, 11-14-3 all-time. The Peacocks hold a 1-3-1 record against the Saints in their last five previous matchups, with Saint Peter's last earning a win against Siena in 2013.


Last Meeting with the Saints
The Peacocks dropped last season's game with Siena, 2-1 on the road. The Peacocks gave up two first half goals and never recovered, leading to the defeat.  

Siena Scouting Report
Siena holds a 1-3-4 MAAC record while posting a 3-6-7 overall record. Siena has back-to-back losses to Manhattan and Quinnipiac, falling 3-1 to the Jaspers and falling 2-0 to the Bobcats.  

Last Time Out
The Peacocks lost a weekend contest against rival, Monmouth. The Peacocks were defeated 3-1 in the contest. Dominic Laws scored the goal for Saint Peter's in the fourth minute of the game, but the Peacocks could not hold onto the lead as the team surrendered three unanswered goals.

Up Next
The Peacocks will close out the regular season on Wednesday, November 1 on the road at Quinnipiac. The match is slated to start at 2pm.

Looking Back at 2016   
Saint Peter's ended the 2016 season with a 3-13-2 record overall and a 2-8 record in the MAAC. The Peacocks finished the 2016 regular season atop of the conference in saves and saves per game. Goalkeeper, Jamie Cleland led the MAAC in saves and saves per game in his final season as a Peacock. Luke Fairlamb ended his career ranked in the league's top five in points, points per game, goals, goals per game, assists, and assists per game en route to spots on the All-MAAC First team and ECAC All-Star Frist team.


Looking Forward to 2017
The Peacocks return 13 players after losing 10 seniors from last season. Returning players who appeared and started in more than half of last season's games include Michael Crentsil, Davis Hocking, Gabrielle Bandelli, Rodrigo DaSilva, Ezequiel Cei, and Andrew Romero.


New Additions
The Peacocks may have lost 10 seniors after last season, but Richens added nine new student-athletes to the squad for the 2017 season. Robbie Anderson, Tom Coulson, Jordan Jowers, Dominic Laws, Anton Moore, Steve Parry, Jonathan Sandoval, Abdoulaye Sarr, and Phillip Smith join the lineup.

About the Coach
Julian Richens enters his seventh season in 2017 as the Peacocks head coach. In 2016, Richens led the Peacocks to a 1-0 win over MAAC powerhouse rival and defending regular season champion, Monmouth. The win over Monmouth was the first in program history with Monmouth as a member of the MAAC. The Peacocks also led the MAAC in saves and saves per game in 2016. Richens led Saint Peter's to a team-best seven wins with him at the helm in 2015, while the Peacocks also advanced to the MAAC Tournament. Richens has coached two All-MAAC first-team selection, five All-MAAC second-team honorees and one All-Rookie team selection in his tenure at Saint Peter's.