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Canisius men’s soccer begins homestand Wednesday versus Marist


Rider_Wes action vs Quinnipiac 9_26_18
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Canisius men's soccer team begins a weeklong homestand Wednesday as it entertains Marist in a 4 p.m. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matinee at the Demske Sports Complex in Buffalo, N.Y.
Last Time Out
Sophomore Filippo Tamburini scored the game's lone goal in the eighth minute and senior Bryce Tramutarecorded two saves to lead Canisius to a 1-0 victory over Monmouth last Saturday at Hesse Field in West Long Branch, N.J.
• Tamburini put the Griffs in front just 7:58 into the contest with an unassisted effort as he placed a shot just inside the left post for his fourth of the campaign. 
• Junior Troy Brady was credited with an assist on the play, increasing his team-leading point total to 13 (5g, 3a).
• Canisius out-shot Monmouth by a 17-8 margin during the contest, highlighted by a 7-0 edge in the first half.
• The Griffs attempted eight of the 10 corner kicks awarded during the match.
• Tamburini's game-winning goal was his second of the season and the fifth of his career.
• The shutout was Canisius' second straight clean sheet and fifth of the 2018 campaign.

Scouting Marist
• Marist enters Wednesday's matchup riding a winning streak that stands at four matches, following a 2-1 home triumph over Manhattan on Oct. 13.
• Three players – Samad Bounthong, Allen Gavilanes and Skylar Conway are tied for the team lead in scoring with 10 points apiece. Bounthong and Gavilanes have recorded a team-best four goals each while Conway paces the squad with four assists.
• Ryan Sinnott has started 10 of the Red Foxes' 12 games in goal this season, compiling a .760 goals against average and a .822 save percentage in 950 minutes.

Canisius-Marist Series Notes
In 23 previous meetings in the series between the Griffs and Red Foxes, Marist holds a 14-8-1 advantage against Canisius.
• The Griffs, however, have had held the edge in the rivalry as of late, posting a 7-4-1 record against the Red Foxes in the last 11 years.
• Canisius recorded a 4-2 victory in their regular season matchup last October at Tenney Stadium.
• Current sophomore Filippo Tamburini scored two goals and added two assists to pace the Griffs in the contest.

Up Next 
• Canisius completes its two-game home stand Saturday with a 7 p.m. contest against Saint Peter's
• The match will serve as the program's Senior Day, with the team honoring its senior student-athletes in a ceremony prior to the start of the contest.

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