The Wells College men's soccer team will received the sixth seed in the upcoming North Eastern Athletic Conference tournament and will be taking on third seed SUNY IT on Friday, November 7th, at 2:00 pm. at Penn St. Berks.
Wells enters the tournament with a record of 5-8-2 having most recently defeated conference opponent Penn. St. Berks 2-1 on Saturday. The Express and SUNY IT played on October 4th with SUNY IT taking the first match-up 4-1.
Ten different players have recorded a point for the Express on the season with two freshmen leading the way with Delroy Roberts leading all scorers with 17-points on seven goals and three assist and Justin Rigney with four goals and one assist.
Goalie Mike Birklin leads the defensive core of the Express with a record of 4-6-2, including two shutouts. Birklin enters the game with a 2.02 goals against average and 79 saves.
SUNY IT enters the tournament with a record of 9-7-1. The Wildcats have four different scorers with ten points or more led by Kevin Benjamin with seven goals and one assist. David Martin has five goals and three assist.
On defense the Wild Cats have given up 28 goals and are led by goalies Kurt Makowski and Alec Schmitt who have split time in net all year.
Men's NEAC Tournament Schedule
Tuesday, November 4 - D'Youville at Cazenovia - 2 PM
Friday, November 7
Games at Penn State Harrisburg
Game 1: 11:30 AM - #1 University of Dallas vs Winner of #8/#9 Game
Game 2: 2:00 PM - #4 SUNY Cobleskill vs. #5 Penn State Harrisburg
Games at Penn State Berks
Game 3: 11:30 AM - #2 Keuka vs. #7 Penn State Berks
Game 4: 2:00 PM - #3 SUNYIT vs. #6 Wells
Saturday, November 8
Game 5: 1:00 PM at Penn State Harrisburg, Winners of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2
Game 6: 1:00 PM at Penn State Berks, Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4
Sunday, November 9
Game 7: 1:00 PM at Penn State Harrisburg, Winner of Game 5 vs. Winner of Game 6
November 14, 2008 ROBERTS AND BIRKLIN NAMED TO NEAC ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
November 14, 2008 WELLS HEAD COACH MIKE PAOLINI EARNS COACH OF THE YEAR
November 12, 2008 ACCORDINO NAMED SAAC ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
November 7, 2008 MEN'S SOCCER EDGED BY SUNY IT IN QUARTERFINALS
November 3, 2008 MEN TO TAKE ON SUNY IT IN NEAC TOURNAMENT
October 25, 2008 MEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS D'YOUVILLE
October 17, 2008 WELLS MEN LOSE HEARTBREAKER IN DOUBLE OVERTIME
October 14, 2008 MEN'S SOCCER LOSES BATTLE TO MEDAILLE
October 11, 2008 MEN SHUTOUT BY COBLESKILL
October 4, 2008 SUNYIT TOPS MEN'S SOCCER
September 24, 2008 EXPRESS RUN OVER ALFRED
September 20, 2008 MEN'S SOCCER LOSES IN 2OT
September 16, 2008 MEN EARN HARD FOUGHT VICTORY
September 12, 2008 MEN'S SOCCER FALLS TO UTICA
August 30, 2008 MEN'S SOCCER HAS STRONG SHOWING AT POTSDAM TOURNAMENT